Fatcat is a popular WordPress plugin for event management, so it’s important to keep its version secure. XSS by injection is a major source of security vulnerabilities, so you should always check your apps for these issues. XSS can be found in every app, even if it’s not directly related to Fatcat, so you should always be on the lookout. Analyze your Fatcat apps using the plugin available on WordPress.org and fix any XSS issues to ensure the highest level of security for your users.

XSS in WordPress

XSS is a major source of security vulnerabilities, so it’s important to know how to prevent them. If you want to fix XSS in your WordPress app, you should always check your plugins for vulnerabilities. Fatcat has been reported to have XSS issues, so you should make sure that they are fixed. To fix these issues, analyze your apps using the plugin available on WordPress.org and implement any changes needed to fix the vulnerability.

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Analyze your Fatcat App for XSS

First, log into your WordPress dashboard and navigate to the Fatcat plugin page. Click on the “XSS Errors” tab to see a list of known XSS issues. The “XSS Errors” tab will show if any errors were found.
Next, click on the “Scan for XSS in this Plugin” link at the bottom of the screen. This will scan all of your active plugin installations for XSS vulnerabilities and give you a report that can be used as a baseline for future scans. Finally, click on the “Scan for XSS in Your Site” link at the bottom of the screen to scan your site for vulnerabilities.
You should also check if there are any known security vulnerabilities in your app by finding it through WordPress and then clicking on "Check Security."

Check for XSS with Burp Suite

One way to be sure that your Fatcat apps are secure is by checking for XSS. There are many different tools, including Burp Suite and the Wappalyzer tool available on WordPress.org, that you can use to find these vulnerabilities.
First, use Burp Suite to scan your apps for vulnerabilities. You should start by using the built-in scanner and then move onto advanced scanning if necessary. From there, you can run any of the plugins available on WordPress.org’s page for checking for XSS vulnerabilities.
If you need help with any of this, just reach out to the team at SpamSieve, who have a full guide for how to check for XSS in WordPress here: https://spamfilterguide.com/xss-check-wordpress/.


Published on: 10/21/2022 16:15:00 UTC
Last modified on: 10/21/2022 20:59:00 UTC