Weaknesses in both Elementor and WP Super Cache plugin put around 7 million WordPress websites at risk

Wordpress Elementor Super Cache

It’s no longer a secret that WordPress is used to create the majority of websites on the internet. Because of WordPress’s popularity and community support, the majority of developers and business owners are using it. For the time being, more than 40% sites have been build using WordPress.

The Elementor and WP Super Cache plugins are two of the most popular WordPress plugins for building websites, and Wordfence researchers have discovered a few bugs in them.

The new site called “Hacker” points out that it’s even possible to gain the admin access to the site using this vulnerability, and if you use one of these plugins, they are advised to update to the latest versions as soon as possible.

This vulnerability has been fixed in version 3.1.4 of the Elementor plugin and version 1.7.2 of the WP Super Cache plugin, the main vulnerability being the ability to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Most of the articles written by a normal user on a WordPress website are reviewed by an admin or an editor, and when opening the relevant articles for such review, another admin user can create an XSS attack automatically using the admin session. Has received via.

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