Security component

If you have encountered a security issuesecurity issue A security issue is a type of bug that can affect the security of WordPress installations. Specifically, it is a report of a bug that you have found in the WordPress core code, and that you have determined can be used to gain some level of access to a site running WordPress that you should not have. that isn’t addressed in a released version of WordPress, please report it to the WordPress HackerOne program. For more, see our Security FAQ in the handbook.

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50 open tickets in the Security component

50 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
5.6 2 0 0 0
Awaiting Review 10 18 3 0
Future Release 4 7 3 1
5.7 0 2 0 0

50 open tickets. Last 7 days: +1 ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker.

3 tickets that have no replies

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  • #43215  Allow wp_kses to pass allowed CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. properties
  • #51159  Let's expand our context specific escaping methods for wp_json_encode(). javascriptJavaScript JavaScript or JS is an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. WordPress makes extensive use of JS for a better user experience. While PHP is executed on the server, JS executes within a user’s browser. https://www.javascript.com/. template coding-standards
  • #51611  Escape echoing Core functions

4 tickets slated for 5.6

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  • #5272  WordPress allows anonymous user to see slug for private post by guessing post number
  • #39941  Allow using Content-Security-Policy without unsafe-inline javascript
  • #47577  Detect HTTPSHTTPS HTTPS is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure. HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website that you are connected to. The 'S' at the end of HTTPS stands for 'Secure'. It means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted. This is especially helpful for protecting sensitive data like banking information. support and provide guidance administration
  • #50828  Update ca-bundle.crt and remove expired certificates

50 open tickets

Open bugs: 16. View list on Trac

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