CVE-2020-27615: WordPress plugin vulnerability

The Loginizer plugin before 1.6.4 for WordPress allows SQL injection (with resultant XSS), related to loginizer_login_failed and lz_valid_ip.

How to mitigate CVE-2020-27615

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Follow the instructions, as they will assist you in mitigating the WordPress vulnerability that been reported in CVE-2020-27615.

  1. Install the latest version of WordPress

    Navigate to the official WordPress website and download the latest version of WordPress. The latest version contains the CVE-2020-27615 fix.
    Update to the latest version

  2. Perform a vulnerability assessment

    Perform a scan on your WordPress environment(s), and check for vulnerabilities. Verify if CVE-2020-27615 has been mitigated.

  3. Utilize the references

    The CVE-2020-27615 references have been provided for a reason. Utilize these references and make sure that you are correctly informed.

References

  • plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/2401010/loginizer
  • wpdeeply.com/loginizer-before-1-6-4-sqli-injection/
  • wpscan.com/vulnerability/10441
  • www.zdnet.com/article/wordpress-deploys-forced-security-update-for-dangerous-bug-in-popular-plugin/
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