|Publicly Published||February 23, 2022|
|Last Updated||March 7, 2023|
The BackupWordPress plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to information disclosure in versions up to, and including 3.12. This is due to missing authorization on the heartbeat_received() function that triggers on WordPress heartbeat. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber-level permissions and above to retrieve back-up paths that can subsequently be used to download the back-up.
Wordfence blocked 135 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.
|Software Slug||backupwordpress (view on wordpress.org)|
|Remediation||Update to version 3.13, or a newer patched version|
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