The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress plugins and WordPress themes.
WordPress Core Vulnerabilities
No WordPress core vulnerabilities were disclosed in the first half of August, however, a new major version of WordPress was released on August 11, 2020.
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WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities
2. Social Rocket
wpDiscuz versions below 7.0.4 are vulnerable to an Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Upload vulnerability that could lead to a Remote Code Execution attack on vulnerable servers. The vulnerability is patched, and you should update to version 7.0.4.
4. Quiz And Survey Master
5. Gallery PhotoBlocks
6. Product Input Fields for WooCommerce
Newsletter versions below 6.8.2 have an Authenticated Cross-Site Scripting and an Authenticated PHP Object Injection vulnerabilities. The vulnerability is patched, and you should update to version 6.8.2.
8. Elegant Themes Plugins
Elegant Theme plugins Divi Extra, and Divi Builder versions below 4.5.3 are vulnerable to an Authenticated Arbitrary File Upload vulnerability. The vulnerability is patched, and you should update to version 4.5.3.
9. CMP – Coming Soon & Maintenance Plugin
WordPress Themes Vulnerabilities
There have been no WordPress theme vulnerabilities disclosed in the first half of August.
The information for this blog post was taken from iThemes Vulnerability Roundup.
What you should do
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