Threat Alerts / Apr 28, 2021

The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress plugins, and WordPress themes.

 

WordPress Core Vulnerabilities

WordPress 5.7.1 was released on April 15, 2021. This security and maintenance release features 26 bug fixes in addition to two security fixes. Because this is a security release of WordPress core, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately!

WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities

1. Accordion

Vulnerability: Authenticated Reflected Cross-Site Scripting Patched in Version: 2.2.30 Severity: High

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 2.2.30+.

2. RSS for Yandex Turbo

Vulnerability: Authenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting Patched in Version: 1.30 Severity: Medium

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 1.30+.

3. Kaswara Modern VC Addons

Vulnerability: Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Upload Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical 

This vulnerability has NOT been patched. Uninstall and delete the plugin until a patch is released.

4. WP Content Copy Protection & No Right Click

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via CSRF Patched in Version: 3.4 Severity: Critical

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via Low Privilege User Patched in Version: 3.5.1 Severity: Critical 

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 3.5.1+.

5. Conditional Marketing Mailer for WooCommerce

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via CSRF Patched in Version: 1.6 Severity: Critical

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via Low Privilege User Patched in Version: 1.5.2 Severity: Critical 

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 1.6+.

6. Captchinoo, Google recaptcha for admin login page

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via CSRF Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via Low Privilege User Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical 

This vulnerability has NOT been patched. Uninstall and delete the plugin until a patch is released.

7. WP Maintenance Mode & Site Under Construction

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via CSRF Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via Low Privilege User Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical 

This vulnerability has NOT been patched. Uninstall and delete the plugin until a patch is released.

8. Tree Sitemap

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via CSRF Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via Low Privilege User Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical

This vulnerability has NOT been patched. Uninstall and delete the plugin until a patch is released.

9. Login Protection – Limit Failed Login Attempts

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via CSRF Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via Low Privilege User Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical 

This vulnerability has NOT been patched. Uninstall and delete the plugin until a patch is released.

10. Visitor Traffic Real Time Statistics

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via CSRF Patched in Version: 2.13 Severity: Critical

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via Low Privilege User Patched in Version: 2.12 Severity: Critical

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 2.13+.

11. Login as User or Customer

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via CSRF Patched in Version: 2.1 Severity: Critical 

Vulnerability: Arbitrary Plugin Installation/Activation via Low Privilege User Patched in Version: 1.8 Severity: Critical

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 2.1+.

12. Redirect 404 to Parent

Vulnerability: Reflected Cross-Site Scripting Patched in Version: 1.3.1 Severity: High

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 1.3.1+.

13. Select All Categories and Taxonomies

Vulnerability: Reflected Cross-Site Scripting Patched in Version: 1.3.2 Severity: High

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 1.3.2+..

14. Software License Manager

Vulnerability:  CSRF to Stored XSS Patched in Version: 4.4.6 Severity: High

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 4.4.6+.

15. Car Seller – Auto Classifieds Script

Vulnerability: Unauthenticated SQL Injection Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: Critical

This vulnerability has NOT been patched. Uninstall and delete the plugin until a patch is released.

16. Store Locator Plus

Vulnerability: Unauthenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: High

This vulnerability has NOT been patched. Uninstall and delete the plugin until a patch is released.

17. Happy Addons for Elementor Free & Pro

Vulnerability: Stored Cross-Site Scripting Free Patched in Version: 2.24.0 Pro Patched in Version: 1.17.0 Severity: Medium

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 2.24.0+ (Free) / 1.17.0+ (Pro).

18. WP Fastest Cache

Vulnerability: Authenticated Arbitrary File Deletion via Path Traversal Patched in Version: 0.9.1.7 Severity: Low

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 0.9.1.7+.

19. WPGraphQL

Vulnerability: Denial of Service Patched in Version: No known fix Severity: High

This vulnerability has NOT been patched. Uninstall and delete the plugin until a patch is released.

20. WooCommerce

Vulnerability: Authenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting Patched in Version: 5.2.0 Severity: Medium

The vulnerability is patched, so you should update to version 5.2.0+.

WordPress Themes Vulnerabilities

No new theme vulnerabilities have been disclosed this week.

 

If you are under WordPress Managed Maintenance plan - there is nothing to worry about as we've taken the necessary steps to protect your sites. Yay! 

The information for this blog post was taken from iThemes Vulnerability Roundup

If you're not under our maintenance plan... well, what are you waiting for? Sign-up today!