Tag Archives: vulnerability

Security Advisory: Stored XSS in bbPress

Exploitation Level: Easy/Remote DREAD Score: 6/10 Vulnerability: Stored XSS Patched Version:  bbPress 2.5.9 During regular research audits of our Sucuri Firewall, we discovered a Stored XSS vulnerability affecting the bbPress plugin for WordPress which is currently installed on 300,000 live websites – one of them being the popular wordpress.org support forum. Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline: AprilRead More Info »

A tale of a DNS exploit: CVE-2015-7547

This post was written by Marek Vavruša and Jaime Cochran, who found out they were both independently working on the same glibc vulnerability attack vectors at 3am last Tuesday. A buffer overflow error in GNU libc DNS stub resolver code was announced last week as CVE-2015-7547. While it doesn’t have any nickname yet (last year’s More Info »

Using WPScan: Finding WordPress Vulnerabilities

When using WPScan you can scan your WordPress website for known vulnerabilities within the core version, plugins, and themes. You can also find out if any weak passwords, users, and security configuration issues are present. The database at wpvulndb.com is used to check for vulnerable software and the WPScan team maintains the ever-growing list ofRead More Info »

Security Advisory – High Severity– WordPress Download Manager

Advisory for: WordPress Download Manager Security Risk: Very High Exploitation level: Easy/Remote DREAD Score: 9/10 Vulnerability: Code Execution / Remote File Inclusion Risk Version: <2.7.4 If you’re using the popular WP Download Manager plugin (around 850,000 downloads), you should update right away. During a routine audit for our Website Firewall (WAF), we found a dangerous More Info »

Security advisory – High severity – InfiniteWP Client WordPress plugin

Advisory for: InfiniteWP Client for WordPress Security Risk: High (DREAD score : 8/10) Exploitation level: Easy/Remote Vulnerability: Privilege escalation and potential Object Injection vulnerability. Patched Version: 1.3.8 If you’re using the InfiniteWP WordPress Client plugin to manage your website, now is a good time to update. While doing a routine audit of our Website Firewall More Info »