A popular WordPress e-commerce plugin that is actively used on over 5,000 websites contains high-risk vulnerabilities that can be exploited to compromise customers' data, execute arbitrary PHP code, and perform Cross-Site Scripting attacks against users of WordPress installations, claim High-Tech Bridge researchers.
WordPress users should update as soon as possible, as the latest release (4.1.2) plugs a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability that could allow anonymous users to compromise their site.
At least 17 WordPress plugins - and likely even more of them - have been found vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws that could allow attackers to inject malicious code in the browsers of the sites' visitors.
After having migrated their online properties to HTTPS and having sorted out the main problems that arose from the move, Pinterest is ready to pay researchers for information about bugs affecting their assets.
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