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Dozens of File Upload Vulnerabilities Found in Web Apps

Dozens of File Upload Vulnerabilities Found in Web Apps

When it comes to content management systems such as WordPress, hackers will often exploit file upload mechanisms to distribute malicious files which can be used to execute malicious code on a website, infect other websites, and allow hackers to gain full control over a server where your website is hosted.  In an effort to prevent …

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CVE-2020-9334: Stored XSS vulnerability in Popular Gallery Plugin for WordPress

A high-severity Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-9334, exists in a popular WordPress plugin called Envira Photo Gallery, rendering over 100,000 websites vulnerable to phishing attacks, stealing administrator’s session tokens, etc. In this Blog-post, we will cover what caused the flaw, an example Proof-Of-Concept showing exploitation in a sandbox environment, and mitigation steps. What is the Envira …

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WordPress to Show Warnings on Servers Running Outdated PHP Versions

The WordPress open-source content management system, CMS, will indicate warning in its backend admin panel whenever the site is being run on an out-of-date PHP version. The plan in place is to make the warnings display for sites making use of a PHP version preceding the 5.6.x branch (<=5.6). There will be an inclusion of …

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Vulnerability in WordPress WP GDPR Compliance plugin

The plugin WP GDPR Compliance allows unauthenticated users to execute any action and to update any database value. If the request data form is available for unauthenticated users, even unauthenticated users are able to update the database. The plugin has more than 100 000+ active installations according to WordPress.org. WPScans.com has been updated to check for this …

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