WordPress <= 5.7.1 - Object injection in PHPMailer vulnerability

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Software
WordPress
Versions
<= 5.7.1, 3.7-5.7
Disclosure date
2021-05-13
Classification
Other Vulnerability Type
OWASP Top 10
A9: Using Components with Known Vulnerabilities
CVSS 3.0 score

9.8

Critical

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Details

Object injection in PHPMailer vulnerability discovered in WordPress (one security issue affecting WordPress versions between 3.7 and 5.7).

Solution

Update the WordPress to the latest available version (at least 5.7.2). All WordPress versions since 3.7 have also been updated to fix the following security issue.

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