Wordfence Intelligence Weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report (February 12, 2024 to February 18, 2024)

Wordfence Intelligence Weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report (February 12, 2024 to February 18, 2024) 🎉 Did you know we’re running a Bug Bounty Extravaganza again? Earn over 6x our usual bounty rates, up to $10,000,  for all vulnerabilities submitted through February 29th, 2024 when you opt to have Wordfence handle responsible disclosure! Last week, there were 76 vulnerabilities disclosed in 62 WordPress Plugins and 1 WordPress Theme that have been added to the Wordfence Intelligence Vulnerability Database, and there were 30 Vulnerability Researchers that contributed to WordPress Security last week. Review those vulnerabilities in this report now to ensure your site is not affected. Our mission with Wordfence Intelligence is to make valuable vulnerability information easily accessible to everyone, like the WordPress community, so individuals and organizations alike can utilize that data to make the internet more secure. That is why the Wordfence Intelligence user interface, vulnerability API, webhook integration, and Wordfence CLI Vulnerability Scanner are all completely free to access and utilize both personally and commercially, and why we are running this weekly vulnerability report. Enterprises, Hosting Providers, and even Individuals can use the Wordfence CLI Vulnerability Scanner to run regular vulnerability scans across the sites they protect. Or alternatively, utilize the vulnerability Database API to receive a complete dump of our database of over 14,000 vulnerabilities and then utilize the webhook integration to stay on top of the newest vulnerabilities added in real-time, as well as any updates made to the database, all for free . Click here to sign-up for our mailing list to receive weekly vulnerability reports like this and important WordPress Security reports in your inbox the moment they are published. New Firewall Rules Deployed Last Week The Wordfence Threat Intelligence Team reviews each vulnerability to determine impact and severity, along with assessing the likelihood of exploitation, to verify that the Wordfence Firewall provides sufficient protection. The team rolled out enhanced protection via firewall rules for the following vulnerabilities in real-time to our Premium, Care, and Response customers last week: WAF-RULE-678 – data redacted while we work with the vendor on a patch. Bricks <= 1.9.6 – Unauthenticated Remote Code Execution Wordfence Premium, Care, and Response customers received this protection immediately, while users still running the free version of Wordfence will receive this enhanced protection after a 30 day delay. Total Unpatched & Patched Vulnerabilities Last Week Patch Status Number of Vulnerabilities Patched 58 Unpatched 18 Total Vulnerabilities by CVSS Severity Last Week Severity Rating Number of Vulnerabilities Medium Severity 62 High Severity 3 Critical Severity 11 Total Vulnerabilities by CWE Type Last Week Vulnerability Type by CWE Number of Vulnerabilities Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') 31 Improper Neutralization of Script-Related HTML Tags in a Web Page (Basic XSS) 9 Missing Authorization 9 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') 6 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) 4 Improper Access Control 3 Information Exposure 3 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') 2 Information Exposure Through Log Files 2 Protection Mechanism Failure 2 Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type 2 Improper Control of Filename for Include/Require Statement in PHP Program ('PHP Remote File Inclusion') 1 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') 1 Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) 1 Researchers That Contributed to WordPress Security Last Week Researcher Name Number of Vulnerabilities 7 7 7 5 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Are you a security researcher who would like to be featured in our weekly vulnerability report? 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WordPress Plugins with Reported Vulnerabilities Last Week Software Name Software Slug Action Network wp-action-network Best WordPress Gallery Plugin – FooGallery foogallery Bold Page Builder bold-page-builder Booster for WooCommerce woocommerce-jetpack Broken Link Checker broken-link-checker Canto canto Comments Like Dislike comments-like-dislike Community by PeepSo – Social Network, Membership, Registration, User Profiles peepso-core Custom Field Template custom-field-template Cwicly cwicly Defender Security – Malware Scanner, Login Security & Firewall defender-security Directorist – WordPress Business Directory Plugin with Classified Ads Listings directorist Doofinder WP & WooCommerce Search doofinder-for-woocommerce Easy Forms for Mailchimp yikes-inc-easy-mailchimp-extender Elementor Addons by Livemesh addons-for-elementor Email Encoder – Protect Email Addresses and Phone Numbers email-encoder-bundle EmbedPress – Embed PDF, Google Docs, Vimeo, Wistia, Embed YouTube Videos, Audios, Maps & Embed Any Documents in Gutenberg & Elementor embedpress Essential Addons for Elementor – Best Elementor Templates, Widgets, Kits & WooCommerce Builders essential-addons-for-elementor-lite Frontend File Manager Plugin nmedia-user-file-uploader Happy Addons for Elementor happy-elementor-addons InstaWP Connect – 1-click WP Staging & Migration instawp-connect Landing Page Cat – Coming Soon Page, Maintenance Page & Squeeze Pages landing-page-cat Malware Scanner miniorange-malware-protection Maspik – Spam Blacklist contact-forms-anti-spam MasterStudy LMS WordPress Plugin – for Online Courses and Education masterstudy-lms-learning-management-system Microsoft Clarity microsoft-clarity moveto moveto Multi Step Form multi-step-form My Private Site jonradio-private-site MyWaze my-waze NEX-Forms – Ultimate Form Builder – Contact forms and much more nex-forms-express-wp-form-builder Ocean Extra ocean-extra Page scroll to id page-scroll-to-id Paid Membership Subscriptions – Effortless Memberships, Recurring Payments & Content Restriction paid-member-subscriptions Paytium: Mollie payment forms & donations paytium PB oEmbed HTML5 Audio – with Cache Support pb-oembed-html5-audio-with-cache-support Peach Payments Gateway wc-peach-payments-gateway Pexels: Free Stock Photos wp-pexels-free-stock-photos Piraeus Bank WooCommerce Payment Gateway woo-payment-gateway-for-piraeus-bank PJ News Ticker pj-news-ticker postMash – custom post order postmash PowerPack Addons for Elementor (Free Widgets, Extensions and Templates) powerpack-lite-for-elementor Premium Addons for Elementor premium-addons-for-elementor Simple Share Buttons Adder simple-share-buttons-adder SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle so-widgets-bundle Sitepact's Contact Form 7 Extension For Klaviyo sitepact-klaviyo-contact-form-7 SKT Page Builder skt-builder SMTP Mail smtp-mail Sunshine Photo Cart: Free Client Galleries for Photographers sunshine-photo-cart Sydney Toolbox sydney-toolbox SysBasics Easy Checkout Field Editor, Fees & Discounts phppoet-checkout-fields TinyMCE and TinyMCE Advanced Professsional Formats and Styles tinymce-and-tinymce-advanced-professsional-formats-and-styles TNC PDF viewer pdf-viewer-by-themencode Ultimate Posts Widget ultimate-posts-widget Ultimate Reviews ultimate-reviews Widgets Controller widgets-controller WP Activity Log wp-security-audit-log WP Editor wp-editor WP Maintenance wp-maintenance WP Setup Wizard wp-setup-wizard WP SMS – Messaging & SMS Notification for WordPress, WooCommerce, GravityForms, etc wp-sms wp-media-folder wp-media-folder WordPress Themes with Reported Vulnerabilities Last Week Software Name Software Slug Bricks bricks Vulnerability Details Please note that if you run the Wordfence plugin on your WordPress site, with the scanner enabled, you should’ve already been notified if your site was affected by any of these vulnerabilities. If you’d like to receive real-time notifications whenever a vulnerability is added to the Wordfence Intelligence Vulnerability Database, check out our Slack and HTTP Webhook Integration, which is completely free to utilize. As a reminder, Wordfence has curated an industry leading vulnerability database with all known WordPress core, theme, and plugin vulnerabilities known as Wordfence Intelligence. This database is continuously updated, maintained, and populated by Wordfence’s highly credentialed and experienced vulnerability researchers through in-house vulnerability research, vulnerability researchers submitting directly to us through our Bug Bounty Program, and by monitoring varying sources to capture all publicly available WordPress vulnerability information and adding additional context where we can. Click here to sign-up for our mailing list to receive weekly vulnerability reports like this and important WordPress Security reports in your inbox the moment they are published.

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