The vulnerability allows an attacker to hijack a victim’s session by sending a malicious request to the vulnerable website. In addition, an attacker can also steal the victim’s e-mail address, password and other personal data. The good news is that this vulnerability has been patched in the latest version of Booster for WooCommerce plugin. Now, if you are using an older version of the plugin, you should update it as soon as possible. How to update the plugin? Visit the plugin’s admin panel and click on ‘Update now‘ button. Alternatively, you can also click on ‘Update Later‘ option to update the plugin manually. After updating the plugin, you need to deactivate the plugin. Now, you need to change your password in WordPress site. Why? Because, changing a WordPress site’s password will make it hard for an attacker to log in to your site.

Symptoms of Booster for WooCommerce WordPress = v3.0.6 vulnerability

You are logged in and the WordPress site is trying to authenticate you. When you try to authenticate, it keeps on asking for your username and password.
You can see that there is a new user logged in with your credentials. Now, you want to change your password so that this unauthorized person will not be able to log in to your account anymore. But now, you cannot remember your password!
If any of these symptoms happen, then it is possible that an attacker has hacked into your website and wants to take over your account or steal your personal data.


Published on: 11/18/2022 19:15:00 UTC
Last modified on: 11/21/2022 01:28:00 UTC