Vulnerability in Popular Real Estate Theme Exploited to Hack WordPress Websites


WordPress security firm Patchstack alerted users on Monday that a serious vulnerability affecting the Houzez premium WordPress theme had been exploited in the wild. With over 35,000 sales on ThemeForest, Houzez is a premium theme for the real estate sector. It makes it simple for agencies to manage content and listings.

The Houzez theme and the related Houzez Login Registration plugin are affected by a major vulnerability that might allow an unauthenticated attacker to access WordPress websites, according to Patchstack CTO Dave Jong.

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