Recently a very serious security hole in the Rank Math SEO Plugin was discovered. This security hole allows an attacker to gain access to the administration page of the website.
The dangers of security holes
This security hole allows hackers to gain access to the wp-admin administration page of the website, and through which hackers can insert malicious code into your website as well as perform other dangerous acts.
Details of the flaw
This vulnerability is related to the REST API of plugins, which is not protected, leading to hackers being able to take advantage and escalate privileges.
Holes affect Rank Math SEO from version 188.8.131.52 go back.
To fix this vulnerability, you need to immediately update the Rank Math SEO plugins to the latest version before hackers have a chance to exploit this vulnerability.
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