Tag Archives: wordpress vulnerability

WordPress Patches Serious Shortcodes Core Engine Vulnerability

WordPress upgraded to 4.3.1, patching a pair of vulnerabilities in the core engine, including a cross-site scripting issue enabled by a vulnerability in shortcodes.

WordPress Symposium Plug-In Plagued by File Upload Vulnerability

Researchers warn that since public disclosure of a file-upload vulnerability in the WordPress Symposium plug-in and the availability of proof-of-concept exploit code, scans and exploit attempts are on the rise.