High-Severity Vulnerability in 3 WordPress Plugins Affected 84,000 Websites

From thehackernews.com

WordPress Woocommerce hacking

Researchers have disclosed a security shortcoming affecting three different WordPress plugins that impact over 84,000 websites and could be abused by a malicious actor to take over vulnerable sites.

“This flaw made it possible for an attacker to update arbitrary site options on a vulnerable site, provided they could trick a site’s administrator into performing an action, such as clicking on a link,” WordPress security company Wordfence said in a report published last week.

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