WordPress Security Update (15th April 2021)

Ref# ADV2021_53 | Date: Apr 19th 2021

WordPress published security updates on 15th April 2021, addressing vulnerabilities in the following product. It is recommended that you take the necessary precautions by ensuring your products are always updated.  

  • WordPress versions prior to 5.7.1  

For more information on this WordPress update, you can follow the URL:  


The Guyana National CIRT recommends that users and administrators review this update and apply them where necessary. 

PDF Download: WordPress Security Update.pdf


  • P. Wilson (April 15th, 2021) WordPress 5.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release. Retrieved from WordPress. 


  •   WordPress Releases Security and Maintenance Update (16th April 2021). Retrieved from Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).