WordPress announced an update that fixes seventeen bug fixes and seven vulnerabilities. WordPress is automatically updating sites to WordPress 5.4.1.
It is important to check that your WordPress installation is updated to version WordPress 5.4.1.
Cross-site Scripting Vulnerabilities
WordPress patched it’s software to address multiple Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. There are two kinds, XSS and Authenticated XSS.
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability allows an attacker to inject a malicious script on a vulnerable web page.
An authenticated cross-site scripting (Authenticated…