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news-highlights600K WordPress Sites Impacted By Critical Plugin RCE Vulnerability

600K WordPress Sites Impacted By Critical Plugin RCE Vulnerability

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February 2, 2022

600K WordPress Sites Impacted By Critical Plugin RCE Vulnerability


Essential Addons for Elementor, a popular WordPress plugin used in over a million sites, has been found to have a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in version 5.0.4 and older. The flaw allows an unauthenticated user to perform a local file inclusion attack, such as a PHP file, to execute code on the site.

isBuzzNews tapped K2 Cyber Security’s CEO and Co-Founder, Pravin Madhani for commentary.

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