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.
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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.
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.
Never worry about running a vulnerable plugin or theme again.
As you can see from this report, lots of new WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities are disclosed each week. We know it can be difficult to stay on top of every reported vulnerability disclosure, so the iThemes Security Pro plugin makes it easy to make sure your site isn’t running a theme, plugin, or WordPress core version with a known vulnerability.
Scans Your Website Twice a Day for Vulnerabilities
Your website’s plugins, themes, and WordPress core versions are checked against the WPScan Vulnerability Database for the latest vulnerability disclosures.
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Paired with Version Management, iThemes Security will automatically update a plugin, theme, or WordPress core version if it has a vulnerability.
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You can receive an email report if your site is running vulnerable versions of a plugin, theme, or WordPress core. Customize the email addresses that receive scan results.
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