CVE-2020-35950: WordPress plugin vulnerability

An issue was discovered in the XCloner Backup and Restore plugin before 4.2.153 for WordPress. It allows CSRF (via almost any endpoint).

How to mitigate CVE-2020-35950

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Follow the instructions, as they will assist you in mitigating the WordPress vulnerability that been reported in CVE-2020-35950.

  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-2020-35950 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-2020-35950 has been mitigated.

  3. Utilize the references

    The CVE-2020-35950 references have been provided for a reason. Utilize these references and make sure that you are correctly informed.

References

  • wpscan.com/vulnerability/10413
  • www.wordfence.com/blog/2020/09/critical-vulnerabilities-patched-in-xcloner-backup-and-restore-plugin/
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