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.
Malwarebytes researchers have spotted another malware delivery campaign that uses compromised WordPress sites to redirect users to a page hosting an exploit kit.
Another popular Yoast Wordpress plugin has been found sporting a critical vulnerability that can be exploited by attackers to take over control of the site.
Another highly popular WordPress plugin has been found sporting a cross-site request forgery flaw that can be exploited to mount a blind SQL injection attack, and could also lead to an attacker gaining complete control of the site by adding his own administrative user to it.
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