March 2017 WordPress Core, Plugins & Themes Vulnerabilities Roundup

Last updated on April 12th, 2019 by Robert Abela. Filed under News

Overview of WordPress Vulnerabilities Published in March 2017

March was a very busy month in terms of published advisories. A security update of WordPress was released, WordPress 4.7.3, and more than 40 WordPress plugin vulnerability advisories were published. The majority of them are from the Summer of Pwnage project, which were identified last year but released this month. In total the below list contains 50 vulnerabilities, which is the highest ever so far since July 2016.

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List of WordPress Core, Plugins and Themes Vulnerabilities for March 2017

It is important to note that the below is a list of vulnerability advisories that were published during March 2017. This does not mean that all of the below vulnerabilities were identified during this month. Also, this is not a list of ALL the WordPress related security issues published this month, but of those we got to know of. So it is more an indication of the state of security of the WordPress ecosystem rather than an accurate analysis.

WordPress Plugins Vulnerabilities

WordPress Themes Vulnerabilities

WordPress Core Vulnerabilities

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It will help us identify Vulnerabilities plugins. Thanks.

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