Researchers at WordFence, a company that provides cybersecurity services for WordPress users, has warned of two security problems in a popular WordPress plugin called Rank Math.
That’s “math” as in “calculations relating to” and “rank” as in “search engine rating”, not “rank math” as in a real stinker of a calculus problem.
The creators of Rank Math, it seems, had neglected to put security checks on some of the remote commands that the plugin supports.
As a result, someone who hadn’t logged in could have triggered two related bugs.
In the first bug, a regular…