WordPress Vulnerability Report: March 2021, Part 3

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the third week of March. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website.

The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress plugins, and WordPress themes.

Each vulnerability will have a severity rating of LowMediumHigh, or Critical. The severity ratings are based on the Common WordPress Vulnerability Scoring System.

In the March, Part 3 Report

WordPress Core Vulnerabilities

WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities

14. Controlled Admin Access

Vulnerability: Improper Access Control & Privilege Escalation
Patched in Version: 1.5.2
Severity: High – CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

WordPress Theme Vulnerabilities

No new theme vulnerabilities have been disclosed this month.

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