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 latest security fixes in WordPress themes and plugins.
The WordPress Coming Soon Page and Maintenance Mode (7,000+ active installations), was prone to unauthenticated stored XSS and settings reset vulnerabilities in version 1.7.8 and below.
The WordPress Ocean Extra plugin, which has over 400,000 active installations, was prone to settings change and CSS injection vulnerabilities in version 1.5.8 and below.
The WordPress Shortlinks by Pretty Links plugin, which has over 200,000 active installations, was prone to stored XSS and CSV injection vulnerabilities in version 2.1.9 and below.
The WordPress Crelly Slider plugin, which has 20,000+ active installations, was prone to an authenticated arbitrary file upload vulnerability in version 1.3.4 and below.
The WordPress User Submitted Posts plugin (30,000+ active installations) was prone to an arbitrary file upload vulnerability in version 20190426 and below.
We are seeing today a lot of hacked WordPress blogs due to a critical vulnerability in the WordPress YellowPencil Visual CSS Style Editor plugin which has 30,000+ active installations.
Hackers are currently actively exploiting a vulnerability in the WordPress Related Posts plugin, which has 60,000+ active installations.
Starting from version 3.8.3, NinjaFirewall (WP and WP+ Edition) will attach a PHP backtrace to some important email notifications sent to the administrator.
A vulnerability in WordPress Social Sharing Plugin – Social Warfare is currently exploited.