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WordPress Vulnerability Report – June 15, 2022

Vulnerable plugins and themes are the #1 reason WordPress websites get hacked. The weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities, and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website.

Each vulnerability will have a severity rating of low, medium, high, or critical. Responsible disclosure and reporting of vulnerabilities is an integral part of keeping the WordPress community safe. Please share this post with your friends to help get the word out and make WordPress safer for everyone!

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WordPress Core Vulnerabilities

WordPress 6.0 “Arturo” has been released! This major version release of WordPress was “built to help you unlock your creative aspirations and make your site-building experience more intuitive,” including almost 1,000 enhancements and bug fixes. See what’s new in WordPress 6.0.

  • No new WordPress core vulnerabilities were disclosed this week.

WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities

In this section, the latest WordPress plugin vulnerabilities have been disclosed. Each plugin listing includes the type of vulnerability, the active installations, the version number if patched, and the severity rating.

Elementor

Product image for Elementor Website Builder.

Installations
5,000,000+
Vulnerability
DOM Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
3.5.6
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 3.5.6.

WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips

Product image for WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips.

Installations
300,000+
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
2.15.0
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 2.15.0.

ShortPixel Image Optimizer

Product image for ShortPixel Image Optimizer.

Installations
300,000+
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
4.22.10
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 4.22.10.

WooCommerce Menu Cart

Product image for WooCommerce Menu Cart.

Installations
100,000+
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
2.12.0
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 2.12.0.

404 to 301

Product image for 404 to 301 – Redirect, Log and Notify 404 Errors.

Installations
100,000+
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
3.1.2
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 3.1.2.

WP All Export

Product image for Export any WordPress data to XML/CSV.

Installations
90,000+
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
1.3.6
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.3.6.

Checkout Fields Manager for WooCommerce

Product image for Checkout Fields Manager for WooCommerce.

Installations
90,000+
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
5.5.7
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 5.5.7.

Gravity PDF

Product image for Gravity PDF.

Plugin
Gravity PDF
Installations
50,000+
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
6.3.1
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 6.3.1.

Easy Testimonials

Product image for Easy Testimonials.

Installations
30,000+
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
3.9
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 3.9.

WP Contact Slider

Product image for WP Contact Slider.

Installations
10,000+
Vulnerability
Editor+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
2.4.7
Severity Score
Low
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 2.4.7.

Gallery

Product image for Gallery – Image and Video Gallery with Thumbnails.

Installations
1,000+
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
2.0.0
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 2.0.0.

WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities – No Known Fix

This section contains plugin vulnerabilities with no known fix. Until a patch is available, immediately uninstall and delete the plugin.

Gallery Bank

Vulnerability
Author+ Stored XSS via Media Upload Module; Author+ Stored XSS via Gallery Description
Patched in Version
No Fix
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

Copify

Plugin
Copify
Vulnerability
Stored Cross-Site Scripting via CSRF
Patched in Version
No Fix
Severity Score
High
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

Toolbar To Share

Vulnerability
Stored Cross-Site Scripting via CSRF
Patched in Version
No Fix
Severity Score
Medium
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

WordPress Theme Vulnerabilities

In this section, the latest WordPress theme vulnerabilities have been disclosed. Each theme listing includes the type of vulnerability, the active installations, the version number if patched, and the severity rating.

  • Good news! No new WordPress theme vulnerabilities were disclosed this week.

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