Another popular Yoast Wordpress plugin has been found sporting a critical vulnerability that can be exploited by attackers to take over control of the site.
Another highly popular WordPress plugin has been found sporting a cross-site request forgery flaw that can be exploited to mount a blind SQL injection attack, and could also lead to an attacker gaining complete control of the site by adding his own administrative user to it.
The 50,000+ active users of the Huge IT Slider WordPress plugin are advised to update to the latest version, as it closes a vulnerability that can be exploited by website administrators and anonymous attackers to inject and execute arbitrary SQL queries within the applicationís database.
Users who run their websites on the popular WordPress CMS and are also using the WP-Slimstat web analytics plugin should update as soon as possible, warns Sucuri vulnerability researcher Marc-Alexandre Montpas.
It's pretty difficult to make information security predictions, and even more difficult to verify them afterwards: we can only judge the effectiveness of information security by the number of public security incidents that were uncovered, while the majority of data breaches remain undetected.
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