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[Vulnerability notice] Storage-type XSS vulnerability in bbPress

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2017


bbPress is a popular WordPress plug-in that enables forum features for WordPress blogs.

bbPress released an official update, fixing a storage-type XSS vulnerability. Attackers may exploit this vulnerability to steal the identification information of visitors or administrators to perform malicious or unauthorized operations.

Affected versions

bbPress < 2.5.9


  • Use Alibaba Cloud Security Web Application Firewall to intercept the attacking code for this vulnerability.

  • Upgrade bbPress to v2.5.9 or later versions.

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