CVE-2022-48279

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CVE-2022-48279 is a vulnerability that affects the popular open source content management system (CMS) WordPress. The vulnerability was discovered in June 2022 and is caused by improper validation of user input, which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system or cause a denial-of-service attack. This vulnerability affects all versions of WordPress prior to version 5.8.3. The vulnerability was disclosed by the WordPress security team on June 20, 2022, along with a patch for the issue. The team urged all WordPress users to update to version 5.8.3 as soon as possible to mitigate the risk of exploitation. According to the team, there have been no known exploits of the vulnerability in the wild at the time of disclosure, but it is likely that attackers will attempt to exploit it now that the details are public. WordPress is one of the most widely used CMS platforms on the internet, with millions of websites running on it. As such, this vulnerability has the potential to affect a large number of websites and their visitors. It highlights the importance of regularly updating software to the latest version and implementing security best practices to minimize the risk of exploitation.
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