WordPress Core News
WordPress 6.1.1 was released on November 15, 2022, as a short-cycle maintenance release with 29 bug fixes in Core and 21 bug fixes for the block editor. Because this is a core update, be sure to update to WordPress 6.1.1 as soon as possible! As always, with a major release like this, it makes sense to ensure your site is backed up with BackupBuddy before updating.
This vulnerability was reported by Thomas Chauchefoin, and at this time, it affects all versions of WordPress. However, probable exploitation of this vulnerability is very low, and to fully protect yourself, all you’ll need to do is turn off XML-RPC or pingbacks on your WordPress site.
WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities
In this section, the latest WordPress plugin vulnerabilities have been disclosed. Each plugin listing includes the type of vulnerability, the active installations, the version number if patched, the severity rating, and the CVE.
WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities – No Known Fix
This section contains plugin vulnerabilities with no known fix. Until a patch is available, immediately uninstall and delete the plugin.
WordPress Theme Vulnerabilities
In this section, the latest WordPress theme vulnerabilities have been disclosed. Each theme listing includes the type of vulnerability, the active installations, the version number if patched, the severity rating, and the CVE.