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External Links Filter - Moderately critical - Open Redirect Vulnerability - SA-CONTRIB-2019-063

External Links Filter - Moderately critical - Open Redirect Vulnerability - SA-CONTRIB-2019-063

Project: External Links Filter
Date: 2019-August-14
Security risk: Moderately critical 10∕25 
Vulnerability: Open Redirect Vulnerability

Description

The External Link Filter module provides an input filter that replaces external links by a local link that redirects to the target URL.

The module did not have protection for the Redirect URL to go where content authors intended.

Solution

Install the latest version:

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Time to update WordPress to 5.2.1

Time to update WordPress to 5.2.1

A short-cycle maintenance 5.2.1 release WordPress has been announced today. The next version 5.2.2 is expected to follow in approximately two weeks.

This maintenance release fixes 33 bugs, including improvements to the block editor, accessibility, internationalization, and the Site Health feature introduced in 5.2.

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Timetable for migration to AltaGrade

Timetable for migration to AltaGrade

As you might know we first announced the launch of our new AltaGrade website and the new hosting platform back on November, 2018. Since then we've been accepting new orders on and migrating Drupion customers who wanted immediate upgrades to the new system.

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