WordPress <= 5.7.1 - Object injection in PHPMailer vulnerability

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Software
WordPress
Vulnerable Versions
<= 5.7.1, 3.7-5.7
Fixed in version
5.7.2
Classification
PHP Object Injection
OWASP Top 10
A9: Using Components with Known Vulnerabilities
Disclosure Date
2021-05-13
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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