Wordfence Intelligence Weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report (May 22, 2023 to May 28, 2023)

Last week, there were 90 vulnerabilities disclosed in 77 WordPress Plugins and no WordPress themes that have been added to the Wordfence Intelligence Vulnerability Database, and there were 29 Vulnerability Researchers that contributed to WordPress Security last week. Review those vulnerabilities in this report now to ensure your site is not affected. Our mission with … Read more

People of WordPress: Stefano Cassone

With WordCamp Europe 2023 in June, we feature Stefano Cassone, a web designer, photographer and volunteer translator, who believes his life has been transformed through WordPress and its community. The People of WordPress series shares inspiring stories of how people’s lives can change for the better through WordPress and its global community of contributors. Stefano with a … Read more

WPDeveloper Addresses Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in ReviewX WordPress Plugin

On May 20, 2023, our Wordfence Threat Intelligence team identified and began the responsible disclosure process for a Privilege Escalation vulnerability in WPDeveloper’s ReviewX plugin, which is actively installed on more than 10,000 WordPress websites. This vulnerability makes it possible for an authenticated attacker to grant themselves administrative privileges via a user meta update. Wordfence … Read more

Celebrating 20 Years of WordPress

You did it and I think congratulations are in order! You, dear WordPress enthusiast, have helped WordPress thrive for the past 20 years. It’s an incredible accomplishment, and I couldn’t be more thankful. Did you know: WordPress is seven years older than TikTok (2016), came four years before Tumblr (2007) and the first iPhone (2007), … Read more

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