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A million WordPress sites are at risk due to plugin vulnerability

12
Nov
2021
A million WordPress sites are at risk due to plugin vulnerability

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A security flaw in a popular plugin made it possible for malicious actors to compromise more than a million WordPress websites, experts have reported.

According to the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team, a vulnerability in the Starter Templates – Elementor, Gutenberg & Beaver Builder Templates plugin, allowed contributor-level users to completely overwrite any page on the site, and embed malicious JavaScript at will.

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