Stored XSS Patched in WordPress 5.1.1

Stored XSS Patched in WordPress 5.1.1WordPress recently released an update, 5.1.1, which patches a stored XSS vulnerability in the platform’s comment system. Even 10 days after the release of this security patch, around 60% of all WordPress sites scanned by our services didn’t have this fix applied.

We are not aware of any exploit attempts using the vulnerability currently.

Should I Panic?

This vulnerability requires some level of social engineering to be exploited, and as such it may seem like this attack would be very hard to perform.

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Source: Scuri check