For the past six months, we have reported quite a lot of vulnerabilities we discovered in WordPress themes and plugins. Here are some interesting stats and facts about them, as well as a few recommendations for developers.
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 2J SlideShow plugin, which has 3,000+ active installations, fixed an authenticated arbitrary plugin deactivation vulnerability affecting version 1.3.31 and below.
The WordPress Ape Gallery plugin, which has 6,000+ active installations, fixed an authenticated arbitrary plugin deactivation vulnerability affecting version 2.0.6 and below.
The WordPress GDPR Cookie Compliance plugin, which has 90,000+ active installations, fixed an authenticated settings deletion vulnerability affecting version 4.0.2 and below.
The WordPress Ultimate Addons for Elementor plugin fixed a critical zero-day vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated user to gain administrator privileges via the AJAX API.