On September 9, 2020, our Threat Intelligence team discovered a vulnerability in Child Theme Creator by Orbisius, a WordPress plugin installed on over 30,000 sites. This flaw gave attackers the ability to forge requests on behalf of an administrator in order to modify arbitrary theme files and create new PHP files, which could allow an …Read More
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On May 5, Patchstack published a security advisory about a high severity reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in ACF (Advanced Custom Fields), potentially affecting more than 4.5 mill…
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If you’re a Advanced Custom Fields free and pro user, please update the plugin to at least version 6.1.6.Patchstack Pro and Business users are protected from the vulnerability.
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