New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of July, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website.
The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories:
WordPress Core Vulnerabilities
There have not been any WordPress core vulnerabilities disclosed in the second half of July.
WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities
1. Wise Chat
2. Powie’s WHOIS Domain Check
3. Knight Lab Timeline
4. Page Builder: KingComposer
5. SRS Simple Hits Counter
6. WP-Live Chat by 3CX
8. Form Maker by 10Web
9. SendPress Newsletters
10. Email Verification for WooCommerce
11. All in One SEO Pack
12. JobSearch WP Job Board
13. Email Subscribers & Newsletters
WordPress Theme Vulnerabilities
There have been no WordPress theme vulnerabilities disclosed in the second half of July.
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Every day, it gets harder and harder to keep track of every disclosed WordPress vulnerability. You have to compare that list to the versions of plugins and themes you have installed on your site… and make sure you’re constantly updating.
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From your WordPress security logs, you can now click the more details link to learn about the vulnerability, including the vulnerable version number, the type of vulnerability, the patched version number, disclosure timeline and more.
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