CVE-2020-11027: WordPress vulnerability

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In affected versions of WordPress, a password reset link emailed to a user does not expire upon changing the user password. Access would be needed to the email account of the user by a malicious party for successful execution. This has been patched in version 5.4.1, along with all the previously affected versions via a minor release (5.3.3, 5.2.6, 5.1.5, 5.0.9, 4.9.14, 4.8.13, 4.7.17, 4.6.18, 4.5.21, 4.4.22, 4.3.23, 4.2.27, 4.1.30, 4.0.30, 3.9.31, 3.8.33, 3.7.33).

References

  • github.com/WordPress/wordpress-develop/security/advisories/GHSA-ww7v-jg8c-q6jw
  • wordpress.org/support/wordpress-version/version-5-4-1/#security-updates
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