WordPress Vulnerability Report – August 3, 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!

WordPress Core Vulnerabilities

WordPress 6.0.1 was released on July 12, 2022, as a short-cycle maintenance release with 31 bug fixes. Because this is a core update, be sure to update to WordPress 6.0.1 as soon as possible.

  • 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.

Advanced Custom Fields

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The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 5.12.3.

Better Search and Replace

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The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.4.1.

Download Manager

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Vulnerability
Bypass IP Address Blocking Restriction
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 3.2.50.

Social Chat

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Vulnerability
Admin+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 6.0.5.

Social Slider Feed

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Vulnerability
Subscriber+ Stored XSS via Feeds; Reflected Cross-Site Scripting; Subscriber+ Arbitrary API Key Update to Stored XSS; Subscriber+ Arbitrary Feed Deletion
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 2.0.5.

Simple Banner

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Plugin
Simple Banner
Vulnerability
Admin+ Stored Cross Site Scripting
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 2.12.0.

WP phpMyAdmin

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Plugin
WP phpMyAdmin
Vulnerability
Admin+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting; Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 5.2.0.4.

Simple Job Board

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Vulnerability
Resume Disclosure via Directory Listing
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 2.10.0.

WP Sticky Button

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Vulnerability
Unauthenticated Arbitrary Settings Update to Stored XSS
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.4.1.

Simple SEO

Plugin
Simple SEO
Vulnerability
Contributor+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.7.92.

Lana Downloads Manager

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Vulnerability
Contributor+ Arbitrary File Download
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.8.0.

Student Result or Employee Database

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Vulnerability
Stored Cross Site Scripting via CSRF; Unauthorised REST Calls
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.7.5.

Breadcrumbs Shortcode

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The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.45.

Redirect By Cookie

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The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.07.

Images Asynchronous Load

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The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.06.

LinkWorth Plugin

Vulnerability
Arbitrary Setting Update via CSRF
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 3.3.4.

WPQA

The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 5.7.

All custom fields & groups

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The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.05.

Rezgo Online Booking

The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 4.1.8.

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.

Coming Soon – Under Construction

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Vulnerability
Admin+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched. You should deactivate the plugin.

Yotpo Reviews for WooCommerce

Vulnerability
Arbitrary Settings Update via CSRF
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

Auto-hyperlink URLs

Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

Floating Div

Plugin
Floating Div
Vulnerability
Author+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

Enable SVG, WebP & ICO Upload

Vulnerability
Author+ Arbitrary File Upload; Author+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

WPGraphQL WooCommerce

Vulnerability
Unauthenticated Coupon Codes Disclosure
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched. You should deactivate the plugin.

Transposh WordPress Translation

Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

WP Edit Menu

Plugin
WP Edit Menu
Vulnerability
Arbitrary Post Deletion via CSRF
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

BxSlider WP

Plugin
BxSlider WP
Vulnerability
Contributor+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

VR Calendar

Plugin
VR Calendar
Vulnerability
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting; Admin+ LFI
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

GS Testimonial Slider

Vulnerability
Author+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
Patched in Version
No Fix
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.

Ask Me < 6.8.4 – CSRF in Edit Profile

The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 6.8.4.

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