The WPBakery plugin before 6.4.1 for WordPress allows XSS because it calls kses_remove_filters to disable the standard WordPress XSS protection mechanism for the Author and Contributor roles.
How to mitigate CVE-2020-28650
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Follow the instructions, as they will assist you in mitigating the WordPress vulnerability that been reported in CVE-2020-28650.
- 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-2020-28650 fix.
- Perform a vulnerability assessment
Perform a scan on your WordPress environment(s), and check for vulnerabilities. Verify if CVE-2020-28650 has been mitigated.
- Utilize the references
The CVE-2020-28650 references have been provided for a reason. Utilize these references and make sure that you are correctly informed.