Wordfence Intelligence Weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report (August 14, 2023 to August 20, 2023)
Last week, there were 64 vulnerabilities disclosed in 67 WordPress Plugins and 10 WordPress themes that have been added to the Wordfence Intelligence Vulnerability Database, and there were 37 Vulnerability Researchers that contributed to WordPress Security last week. Review those vulnerabilities in this report now to ensure your site is not affected.
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New Firewall Rules Deployed Last Week
The Wordfence Threat Intelligence Team reviews each vulnerability to determine impact and severity, along with assessing the likelihood of exploitation, to verify that the Wordfence Firewall provides sufficient protection.
The team rolled out enhanced protection via firewall rules for the following vulnerabilities in real-time to our Premium, Care, and Response customers last week: