02 June 2020 at 15:25 UTC
Updated: 02 June 2020 at 16:04 UTC
More than 300,000 sites at risk from exploit that could grant attackers full control of forums
Developers behind bbPress, a popular WordPress forum plugin, have patched a critical security vulnerability that could lead to unauthenticated privilege escalation.
Attackers who exploit the logic bug could grant themselves authorization to delete forum activities, import or export forum users, and create new forum moderators,…