In this article we will see how to provide a very high level of protection to a WordPress blog with a web application firewall.
NinjaScanner is a lightweight, fast and powerful antivirus scanner for WordPress which includes many features to help you scan your blog for malware and virus.
Starting from version 3.0, NinjaFirewall, our Web Application Firewall for PHP (Pro and Pro+ Edition) and WordPress (WP and WP+ Edition), includes a new powerful filtering engine.
The WordPress IgniteUp/Coming Soon and Maintenance Mode plugin, which has 30,000+ active installations, was prone to multiple vulnerabilities in version 3.4 and below that could lead to arbitrary file deletion, stored XSS, information disclosure, HTML injection in email and CSRF, among a few other issues.
The WordPress Funnel Builder by CartFlows plugin, which has 30,000+ active installations, fixed a privilege escalation vulnerability affecting version 1.3.0 and below.
A few days ago I found the following directive inside the WordPress configuration file of one of our customers: define(‘RELOCATE’, true);
An authenticated settings change vulnerability in the YIT Plugin Framework v3.3.8 and below, used in several dozen WordPress plugins, could allow logged-in users to change the plugin options.
The WordPress GiveWP plugin, which has 70,000+ active installations, fixed several vulnerabilities affecting version 2.5.9 and below.
Multiple plugins offering to convert WordPress’ default plain text emails to HTML format were found to be vulnerable to HTML injection, which could lead to phishing or CSRF attacks.
The WordPress Sliced Invoices plugin, which has 6,000+ active installations, was prone to multiple vulnerabilities in version 3.8.2 and below.
The WordPress Lara Google Analytics plugin, which has 20,000+ active installations, was prone to an authenticated stored XSS vulnerability.
The WordPress Download Plugins and Themes from Dashboard plugin, which has 10,000+ active installations, was prone to an unauthenticated stored XSS vulnerability in version 1.5.0 and below.
The WordPress DELUCKS SEO plugin version 2.1.7 and below is prone to a vulnerability that is actively exploited by hackers.