Don’t get locked out of your own website – update this WordPress plugin now! – Naked Security

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…


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