WordPress Patches Multiple Vulnerabilities in POST SMTP Mailer Plugin (CVE-2023-6875 & CVE-2023-7027)

WordPress POST SMTP Mailer Plugin, a widely used email delivery tool, is vulnerable to two flaws that may allow a threat attacker to control a site’s authentication completely. Tracked as CVE-2023-6875 and CVE-2023-7027, the vulnerabilities have been given critical and high severity ratings, respectively. Last Month, Ulyses Saicha and Sean Murphy discovered and reported these … Continue reading “WordPress Patches Multiple Vulnerabilities in POST SMTP Mailer Plugin (CVE-2023-6875 & CVE-2023-7027)”

WordPress Backup Migration Plugin Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2023-6553)

WordPress has released security updates to address a critical severity vulnerability Backup Migration Plugin. Tracked as CVE-2023-6553, the vulnerability may allow unauthenticated attackers to inject arbitrary PHP code, resulting in an entire site compromise. The vulnerability has been given a CVSS score of 9.8. The Nex Team has discovered the vulnerability and reported it to WordPress … Continue reading “WordPress Backup Migration Plugin Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2023-6553)”

WordPress Plugin Ultimate Member Unauthenticated Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (CVE-2023-3460)

WordPress Ultimate Member plugin is vulnerable to a privilege escalation vulnerability that is being exploited in the wild. CVE-2023-3460 has been rated as critical with a CVSS base score of 9.8. The proof of concept for the vulnerability will be released on August 1st, 2023. Ultimate Member is a user profile and membership plugin for … Continue reading “WordPress Plugin Ultimate Member Unauthenticated Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (CVE-2023-3460)”

WordPress LMS Plugin LearnPress Multiple Vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-45820, CVE-2022-45808, & CVE-2022-47615)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the WordPress online course plugin LearnPress. The vulnerabilities are being tracked as CVE-2022-45820, CVE-2022-45808, and CVE-2022-47615. These vulnerabilities could allow attackers to insert malicious code, potentially leading to sensitive information disclosure, data modification, and arbitrary code execution. PatchStack discovered the vulnerability.    LearnPress is a comprehensive, free-to-use learning management … Continue reading “WordPress LMS Plugin LearnPress Multiple Vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-45820, CVE-2022-45808, & CVE-2022-47615)”

WordPress Plugin Starter Templates Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability Impacts Over Million Sites (CVE-2021-42360)

Astra Theme’s WordPress plugin fixed an XSS vulnerability that could lead to total site takeover and attacks on visitors.      A vulnerability in the Starter Templates – Elementor, Gutenberg, and Beaver Builder Templates plugin can allow contributor-level users to entirely replace any page on the site and implant malicious JavaScript at any time.    This vulnerability was first discovered … Continue reading “WordPress Plugin Starter Templates Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability Impacts Over Million Sites (CVE-2021-42360)”

WordPress File Manager Plugin Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Overview: On 1st September 2020, researchers at Wordfence published a blog regarding a remote code execution vulnerability in WordPress File Manager plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows unauthenticated remote attackers to execute commands and upload malicious files and shells on a target website. The vulnerability currently does not have any CVE assigned to it … Continue reading “WordPress File Manager Plugin Remote Code Execution Vulnerability”

Zero-days in WordPress Plugins 2020

Summary: During the past two weeks, we’ve seen a resurgence in attacks against WordPress plugins. Most of them have been briefed in below section. Description: Lets try to understand those 8 vulnerable plugins one by one. Duplicator Duplicator is one of the most popular plugins on the WordPress portal, with more than one million installs … Continue reading “Zero-days in WordPress Plugins 2020”

WordPress REST API User Enumeration Abuse

WordPress is a popular, open source, blogging tool and content management system based on PHP and MySQL. According to the latest BuiltWith statistics, a total of 18,619,652 live websites use WordPress! That figure is 5% of the total internet websites! About three months ago with the advent of WordPress 4.7, support for REpresentational State Transfer … Continue reading “WordPress REST API User Enumeration Abuse”

WordPress Neosense Theme Zero Day

WordPress is the de-facto open source content management system written in PHP with over 17,000,000 publicly (!) detected installations. Want to make money with your programming skills and WordPress? Easy peasy! Simply develop a theme or a plugin, include other open source products and start making money. It is that easy if you have decent … Continue reading “WordPress Neosense Theme Zero Day”