WordPress <= 5.8 is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE)

Patch priority: low
Resolve by 09 October, 2021 Low priority
7.2
High severity CVSS 3.1 score

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Solution

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Update the WordPress core to the latest available version (at least 5.8.1).

An unknown person discovered and reported this Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in WordPress. This could allow a malicious actor to execute commands on the target website. This can be used to gain backdoor access to then take full control of the website. This vulnerability has been fixed in version 5.8.1.

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