WordPress Vulnerability Report – July 27, 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.

WP-DBManager

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Plugin
WP-DBManager
Vulnerability
Admin+ Remote Command Execution
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 2.80.8.

SearchWP Live Ajax Search

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Vulnerability
Unauthenticated Arbitrary Post Title Disclosure
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.6.2.

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-UserOnline

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Plugin
WP-UserOnline
Vulnerability
Admin+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 2.88.0.

Digital Publications by Supsystic

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Vulnerability
Admin+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.7.4.

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.

Testimonials

Plugin
Testimonials
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.

E Unlocked – Student Result

Vulnerability
Arbitrary File Upload 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.

Easy Student Results

Vulnerability
Sensitive Information Disclosure via REST API; Reflected 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.

Stockists Manager for Woocommerce

Vulnerability
Stored Cross-Site Scripting 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.

VR Calendar

Plugin
VR Calendar
Vulnerability
Unauthenticated Arbitrary Function Call
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

Homepage Product Organizer for WooCommerce

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

Duplicate Page and Post Plugin

Vulnerability
Admin+ 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.

Transposh WordPress Translation

Vulnerability
Unauthenticated Settings Change; Usernames Disclosure
Patched in Version
No Fix
The vulnerability has not been patched and the plugin is closed. You should uninstall and delete the plugin.

Elementor Contact Form DB

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.

GREYD.SUITE

Vulnerability
Unauthenticated File Upload to RCE
The vulnerability has been patched, so you should update to version 1.2.7.

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