New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of August, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website.
The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress plugins, and WordPress themes.
In This Report WordPress Core Vulnerabilities
No WordPress core vulnerabilities were disclosed in August. However, August did bring a new major WordPress version.
See What’s New in WordPress 5.5
WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine”