Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan - Version 6.2.10

Version Description

  • Improvement: Better reporting for failed brute force login attempts.
  • Change: Reworded setting for ignored IPs in the WAF alert email.
  • Change: Updated support link on scan page.
  • Fix: When a key is in place on multiple sites, it's now possible to downgrade the ones not registered for it.
  • Fix: Addressed an issue where the increased attack rate emails would send repeatedly if the threshold value was missing.
  • Fix: Typo fix in firewall rule 11 name.
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Developer wfryan
Plugin Icon 128x128 Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan
Version 6.2.10
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Code changes from version 6.2.9 to 6.2.10

lib/menu_options.php CHANGED
@@ -38,7 +38,9 @@ $w = new wfConfig();
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<tr>
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<th>Key type currently active:</th>
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<td>
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- <?php if (wfConfig::get( 'isPaid' )){ ?>
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The currently active API Key is a Premium Key. <span style="font-weight: bold; color: #0A0;">Premium scanning enabled!</span>
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<?php } else { ?>
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The currently active API Key is a <span style="color: #F00; font-weight: bold;">Free Key</span>. <a
@@ -49,7 +51,18 @@ $w = new wfConfig();
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td colspan="2">
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- <?php if (wfConfig::get('isPaid')): ?>
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<table border="0">
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<tr>
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<td><a href="https://www.wordfence.com/gnl1optMngKys/manage-wordfence-api-keys/"
@@ -953,11 +966,11 @@ $w = new wfConfig();
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</tr>
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<tr>
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- <th style="vertical-align: top;">Whitelisted IP addresses for Wordfence Web Application Firewall alerting:</th>
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<td><textarea name="wafAlertWhitelist" id="wafAlertWhitelist" cols="40" rows="4"><?php echo esc_html(preg_replace('/,/', "\n", $w->get('wafAlertWhitelist'))); ?></textarea></td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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- <th colspan="2" style="color: #999;">Whitelisted IPs must be separated by commas or placed on separate lines. These addresses will be ignored from any alerts about increased attacks and can be used to ignore things like standalone website security scanners.<br/><br/></th>
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</tr>
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<tr class="hidden">
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<th style="vertical-align: top;">Minimum number of blocked attacks before sending an alert</th>
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<tr>
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<th>Key type currently active:</th>
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<td>
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+ <?php if (wfConfig::get('hasKeyConflict')) { ?>
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+ <span style="font-weight: bold; color: #A00;">The currently active Premium API Key is in use on another site.</span>
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+ <?php } else if (wfConfig::get( 'isPaid' )){ ?>
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The currently active API Key is a Premium Key. <span style="font-weight: bold; color: #0A0;">Premium scanning enabled!</span>
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<?php } else { ?>
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The currently active API Key is a <span style="color: #F00; font-weight: bold;">Free Key</span>. <a
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td colspan="2">
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+ <?php if (wfConfig::get('hasKeyConflict')): ?>
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+ <table border="0">
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+ <tr>
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+ <td><a href="https://www.wordfence.com/gnl1optMngKysReset/manage-wordfence-api-keys/"
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+ target="_blank"><input type="button" value="Reset your premium license"/></a>
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+ </td>
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+ <td>&nbsp;</td>
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+ <td><input type="button" value="Downgrade to a free license"
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+ onclick="WFAD.downgradeLicense();"/></td>
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+ </tr>
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+ </table>
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+ <?php elseif (wfConfig::get('isPaid')): ?>
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<table border="0">
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<tr>
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<td><a href="https://www.wordfence.com/gnl1optMngKys/manage-wordfence-api-keys/"
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</tr>
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<tr>
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+ <th style="vertical-align: top;">Ignored IP addresses for Wordfence Web Application Firewall alerting:</th>
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<td><textarea name="wafAlertWhitelist" id="wafAlertWhitelist" cols="40" rows="4"><?php echo esc_html(preg_replace('/,/', "\n", $w->get('wafAlertWhitelist'))); ?></textarea></td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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+ <th colspan="2" style="color: #999;">Ignored IPs must be separated by commas or placed on separate lines. These addresses will be ignored from any alerts about increased attacks and can be used to ignore things like standalone website security scanners.<br/><br/></th>
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</tr>
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<tr class="hidden">
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<th style="vertical-align: top;">Minimum number of blocked attacks before sending an alert</th>
lib/menu_scan.php CHANGED
@@ -149,7 +149,7 @@ $sigUpdateTime = wfConfig::get('signatureUpdateTime');
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<a href="#" target="_blank" class="wfALogViewLink" id="wfALogViewLink">View activity log</a>
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</div>
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<div style="margin: 0 0 20px 5px; width: 795px;">
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- <strong>Docs:</strong> Our <a href="http://support.wordfence.com/" target="_blank">Support Site</a> can answer many common (and some less common) questions. It also includes our priority support ticketing system for Premium Wordfence users.
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<?php $unknownFilesLink = wfUtils::siteURLRelative() . '?_wfsf=unknownFiles&nonce=' . wp_create_nonce('wp-ajax'); ?>
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</div>
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<a href="#" target="_blank" class="wfALogViewLink" id="wfALogViewLink">View activity log</a>
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</div>
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<div style="margin: 0 0 20px 5px; width: 795px;">
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+ <strong>Docs:</strong> Our <a href="http://docs.wordfence.com/" target="_blank">support site</a> can answer many common (and some less common) questions. It also includes a link to our priority support ticketing system for Premium Wordfence users.
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<?php $unknownFilesLink = wfUtils::siteURLRelative() . '?_wfsf=unknownFiles&nonce=' . wp_create_nonce('wp-ajax'); ?>
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</div>
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lib/wfAPI.php CHANGED
@@ -43,6 +43,12 @@ class wfAPI {
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wfConfig::set('isPaid', '');
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}
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}
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if (!is_array($dat)) {
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throw new Exception("We received a data structure that is not the expected array when contacting the Wordfence scanning servers and calling the '$action' function.");
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wfConfig::set('isPaid', '');
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}
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}
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+
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+ $hasKeyConflict = false;
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+ if (isset($dat['_hasKeyConflict'])) {
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+ $hasKeyConflict = ($dat['_hasKeyConflict'] == 1);
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+ }
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+ wfConfig::set('hasKeyConflict', $hasKeyConflict);
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if (!is_array($dat)) {
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throw new Exception("We received a data structure that is not the expected array when contacting the Wordfence scanning servers and calling the '$action' function.");
lib/wfSchema.php CHANGED
@@ -175,15 +175,17 @@ class wfSchema {
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`expiration` timestamp NOT NULL DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP,
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`body` varchar(255) NOT NULL DEFAULT '',
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`count` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL DEFAULT '0',
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PRIMARY KEY (`id`),
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KEY `expiration` (`expiration`),
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- KEY `IP` (`IP`)
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- ) DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8;",
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'wfKnownFileList' => "(
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`id` int(11) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT,
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`path` text NOT NULL,
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PRIMARY KEY (`id`)
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- ) DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8;",
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/*
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'wfPerfLog' => "(
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id int UNSIGNED NOT NULL auto_increment PRIMARY KEY,
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`expiration` timestamp NOT NULL DEFAULT CURRENT_TIMESTAMP,
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`body` varchar(255) NOT NULL DEFAULT '',
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`count` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL DEFAULT '0',
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+ `type` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL DEFAULT '0',
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PRIMARY KEY (`id`),
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KEY `expiration` (`expiration`),
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+ KEY `IP` (`IP`),
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+ KEY `type` (`type`)
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+ ) DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8",
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'wfKnownFileList' => "(
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`id` int(11) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT,
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`path` text NOT NULL,
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PRIMARY KEY (`id`)
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+ ) DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8",
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/*
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'wfPerfLog' => "(
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id int UNSIGNED NOT NULL auto_increment PRIMARY KEY,
lib/wordfenceClass.php CHANGED
@@ -552,6 +552,21 @@ SQL
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//6.2.8
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wfCache::removeCaching();
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//Check the How does Wordfence get IPs setting
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wfUtils::requestDetectProxyCallback();
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@@ -1712,7 +1727,7 @@ SQL
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if($maxBlockTime = self::wfsnIsBlocked($IP, 'brute')){
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self::getLog()->blockIP($IP, "Blocked by Wordfence Security Network", true, false, $maxBlockTime);
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$secsToGo = wfConfig::get('blockedTime');
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- self::getLog()->getCurrentRequest()->action = 'blocked:wfsnrepeat';
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self::getLog()->do503($secsToGo, "Blocked by Wordfence Security Network");
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}
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@@ -1774,23 +1789,36 @@ SQL
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$wfdb = new wfDB();
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global $wpdb;
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$p = $wpdb->base_prefix;
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- $rawBlocks = $wfdb->querySelect("SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS IP, ctime FROM {$p}wfHits WHERE ctime > %.6f AND action = 'blocked:wfsnrepeat' ORDER BY ctime ASC LIMIT 100", $threshold);
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$totalRows = $wpdb->get_var('SELECT FOUND_ROWS()');
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$ipCounts = array();
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$maxctime = 0;
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foreach ($rawBlocks as $record) {
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$maxctime = max($maxctime, $record['ctime']);
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if (isset($ipCounts[$record['IP']])) {
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- $ipCounts[$record['IP']]++;
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}
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else {
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- $ipCounts[$record['IP']] = 1;
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}
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}
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$toSend = array();
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- foreach ($ipCounts as $IP => $count) {
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- $toSend[] = array('IP' => base64_encode($IP), 'count' => $count, 'blocked' => 1);
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}
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try {
@@ -1833,6 +1861,8 @@ SQL
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}
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public static function wfsnReportBlockedAttempt($IP, $type){
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self::wfsnScheduleBatchReportBlockedAttempts();
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}
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public static function wfsnBatchReportFailedAttempts() {
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$threshold = time();
@@ -1840,7 +1870,7 @@ SQL
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$wfdb = new wfDB();
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global $wpdb;
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$p = $wpdb->base_prefix;
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- $toSend = $wfdb->querySelect("SELECT id, IP, count, 1 AS failed FROM {$p}wfSNIPCache WHERE count > 0 AND expiration < FROM_UNIXTIME(%d) LIMIT 100", $threshold);
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$toDelete = array();
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if (count($toSend)) {
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foreach ($toSend as &$record) {
@@ -1888,11 +1918,12 @@ SQL
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restore_current_blog();
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}
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}
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- public static function wfsnIsBlocked($IP, $type){
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$wfdb = new wfDB();
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global $wpdb;
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$p = $wpdb->base_prefix;
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- $cachedRecord = $wfdb->querySingleRec("SELECT id, body FROM {$p}wfSNIPCache WHERE IP = '%s' AND expiration > NOW()", $IP);
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if (isset($cachedRecord)) {
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$wfdb->queryWriteIgnoreError("UPDATE {$p}wfSNIPCache SET count = count + 1 WHERE id = %d", $cachedRecord['id']);
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if (preg_match('/BLOCKED:(\d+)/', $cachedRecord['body'], $matches) && (!self::getLog()->isWhitelisted($IP))) {
@@ -1902,14 +1933,18 @@ SQL
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}
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try {
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- $result = wp_remote_get(WORDFENCE_HACKATTEMPT_URL . 'hackAttempt/?k=' . rawurlencode(wfConfig::get('apiKey')) . '&IP=' . rawurlencode(filter_var($IP, FILTER_VALIDATE_IP, FILTER_FLAG_IPV4) ? wfUtils::inet_aton($IP) : wfUtils::inet_pton($IP)) . '&t=' . rawurlencode($type), array(
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- 'timeout' => 3,
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- 'user-agent' => "Wordfence.com UA " . (defined('WORDFENCE_VERSION') ? WORDFENCE_VERSION : '[Unknown version]'),
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- ));
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if (is_wp_error($result)) {
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return false;
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}
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- $wfdb->queryWriteIgnoreError("INSERT INTO {$p}wfSNIPCache (IP, expiration, body) VALUES ('%s', DATE_ADD(NOW(), INTERVAL %d SECOND), '%s')", $IP, 30, $result['body']);
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self::wfsnScheduleBatchReportFailedAttempts();
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if (preg_match('/BLOCKED:(\d+)/', $result['body'], $matches) && (!self::getLog()->isWhitelisted($IP))) {
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return $matches[1];
@@ -1919,6 +1954,17 @@ SQL
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return false;
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}
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}
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public static function logoutAction(){
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$userID = get_current_user_id();
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$userDat = get_user_by('id', $userID);
@@ -2766,7 +2812,12 @@ SQL
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}
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} else {
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$api = new wfAPI($opts['apiKey'], wfUtils::getWPVersion());
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- $api->call('ping_api_key', array(), array());
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}
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return array('ok' => 1, 'reload' => $reload, 'paidKeyMsg' => $paidKeyMsg );
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}
@@ -6089,7 +6140,11 @@ to your httpd.conf if using Apache, or find documentation on how to disable dire
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ORDER BY attackLogTime DESC
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LIMIT 10", array_merge($wafAlertWhitelist, array($cutoffTime))));
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$attackCount = $wpdb->get_var('SELECT FOUND_ROWS()');
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- if ($attackCount >= wfConfig::get('wafAlertThreshold')) {
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$durationMessage = wfUtils::makeDuration($alertInterval);
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$message = <<<ALERTMSG
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The Wordfence Web Application Firewall has blocked {$attackCount} attacks over the last {$durationMessage}. Below is a sample of these recent attacks:
@@ -6336,6 +6391,7 @@ LIMIT %d", $lastSendTime, $limit));
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if (class_exists('wfWAFIPBlocksController')) {
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if ($action == wfWAFIPBlocksController::WFWAF_BLOCK_WFSN) {
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$hit->action = 'blocked:wfsnrepeat';
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}
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}
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$hit->actionDescription = $actionDescription;
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//6.2.8
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wfCache::removeCaching();
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+ //6.2.10
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+ $snipCacheTable = "{$wpdb->base_prefix}wfSNIPCache";
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+ $hasType = $wpdb->get_col($wpdb->prepare(<<<SQL
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+ SELECT * FROM information_schema.COLUMNS
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+ WHERE TABLE_SCHEMA=DATABASE()
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+ AND COLUMN_NAME='type'
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+ AND TABLE_NAME=%s
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+ SQL
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+ , $snipCacheTable));
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+ if (!$hasType) {
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+ $wpdb->query("ALTER TABLE `{$snipCacheTable}` ADD `type` INT UNSIGNED NOT NULL DEFAULT '0'");
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+ $wpdb->query("ALTER TABLE `{$snipCacheTable}` ADD INDEX (`type`)");
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+ }
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+
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+
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//Check the How does Wordfence get IPs setting
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wfUtils::requestDetectProxyCallback();
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if($maxBlockTime = self::wfsnIsBlocked($IP, 'brute')){
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self::getLog()->blockIP($IP, "Blocked by Wordfence Security Network", true, false, $maxBlockTime);
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$secsToGo = wfConfig::get('blockedTime');
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+ self::getLog()->getCurrentRequest()->action = 'blocked:wfsn';
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self::getLog()->do503($secsToGo, "Blocked by Wordfence Security Network");
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}
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$wfdb = new wfDB();
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global $wpdb;
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$p = $wpdb->base_prefix;
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+ $rawBlocks = $wfdb->querySelect("SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS IP, ctime, actionData FROM {$p}wfHits WHERE ctime > %.6f AND action = 'blocked:wfsnrepeat' ORDER BY ctime ASC LIMIT 100", $threshold);
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$totalRows = $wpdb->get_var('SELECT FOUND_ROWS()');
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$ipCounts = array();
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$maxctime = 0;
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foreach ($rawBlocks as $record) {
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$maxctime = max($maxctime, $record['ctime']);
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+ $endpointType = 0;
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+ if (!empty($record['actionData'])) {
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+ $actionData = wfRequestModel::unserializeActionData($record['actionData']);
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+ if (isset($actionData['type'])) {
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+ $endpointType = $actionData['type'];
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+ }
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+ }
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if (isset($ipCounts[$record['IP']])) {
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+ $ipCounts[$record['IP']] = array();
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+ }
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+
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+ if (isset($ipCounts[$record['IP']][$endpointType])) {
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+ $ipCounts[$record['IP']][$endpointType]++;
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}
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else {
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+ $ipCounts[$record['IP']][$endpointType] = 1;
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}
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}
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$toSend = array();
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+ foreach ($ipCounts as $IP => $endpoints) {
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+ foreach ($endpoints as $endpointType => $count) {
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+ $toSend[] = array('IP' => base64_encode($IP), 'count' => $count, 'blocked' => 1, 'type' => $endpointType);
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+ }
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}
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try {
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}
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public static function wfsnReportBlockedAttempt($IP, $type){
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self::wfsnScheduleBatchReportBlockedAttempts();
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+ $endpointType = self::wfsnEndpointType();
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+ self::getLog()->getCurrentRequest()->actionData = wfRequestModel::serializeActionData(array('type' => $endpointType));
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}
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public static function wfsnBatchReportFailedAttempts() {
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$threshold = time();
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$wfdb = new wfDB();
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global $wpdb;
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$p = $wpdb->base_prefix;
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+ $toSend = $wfdb->querySelect("SELECT id, IP, type, count, 1 AS failed FROM {$p}wfSNIPCache WHERE count > 0 AND expiration < FROM_UNIXTIME(%d) LIMIT 100", $threshold);
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$toDelete = array();
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if (count($toSend)) {
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foreach ($toSend as &$record) {
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restore_current_blog();
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}
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}
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+ public static function wfsnIsBlocked($IP, $hitType){
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$wfdb = new wfDB();
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global $wpdb;
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$p = $wpdb->base_prefix;
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+ $endpointType = self::wfsnEndpointType();
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+ $cachedRecord = $wfdb->querySingleRec("SELECT id, body FROM {$p}wfSNIPCache WHERE IP = '%s' AND type = %d AND expiration > NOW()", $IP, $endpointType);
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if (isset($cachedRecord)) {
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$wfdb->queryWriteIgnoreError("UPDATE {$p}wfSNIPCache SET count = count + 1 WHERE id = %d", $cachedRecord['id']);
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if (preg_match('/BLOCKED:(\d+)/', $cachedRecord['body'], $matches) && (!self::getLog()->isWhitelisted($IP))) {
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}
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try {
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+ $result = wp_remote_get(WORDFENCE_HACKATTEMPT_URL . 'hackAttempt/?k=' . rawurlencode(wfConfig::get('apiKey')) .
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+ '&IP=' . rawurlencode(filter_var($IP, FILTER_VALIDATE_IP, FILTER_FLAG_IPV4) ? wfUtils::inet_aton($IP) : wfUtils::inet_pton($IP)) .
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+ '&t=' . rawurlencode($hitType) .
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+ '&type=' . $endpointType,
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+ array(
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+ 'timeout' => 3,
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+ 'user-agent' => "Wordfence.com UA " . (defined('WORDFENCE_VERSION') ? WORDFENCE_VERSION : '[Unknown version]'),
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+ ));
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if (is_wp_error($result)) {
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return false;
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}
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+ $wfdb->queryWriteIgnoreError("INSERT INTO {$p}wfSNIPCache (IP, type, expiration, body) VALUES ('%s', %d, DATE_ADD(NOW(), INTERVAL %d SECOND), '%s')", $IP, $endpointType, 30, $result['body']);
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self::wfsnScheduleBatchReportFailedAttempts();
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if (preg_match('/BLOCKED:(\d+)/', $result['body'], $matches) && (!self::getLog()->isWhitelisted($IP))) {
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return $matches[1];
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return false;
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}
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}
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+ public static function wfsnEndpointType() {
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+ $wploginPath = ABSPATH . 'wp-login.php';
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+ $type = 0; //Unknown
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+ if (defined('XMLRPC_REQUEST') && XMLRPC_REQUEST) {
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+ $type = 2;
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+ }
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+ else if (isset($_SERVER['SCRIPT_FILENAME']) && $_SERVER['SCRIPT_FILENAME'] == $wploginPath) {
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+ $type = 1;
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+ }
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+ return $type;
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+ }
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public static function logoutAction(){
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$userID = get_current_user_id();
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$userDat = get_user_by('id', $userID);
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}
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} else {
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$api = new wfAPI($opts['apiKey'], wfUtils::getWPVersion());
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+ try {
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+ $api->call('ping_api_key', array(), array());
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+ }
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+ catch (Exception $e){
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+ return array('errorMsg' => "Your options have been saved. However we tried to verify your API key with the Wordfence servers and received an error: " . wp_kses($e->getMessage(), array()) );
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+ }
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}
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return array('ok' => 1, 'reload' => $reload, 'paidKeyMsg' => $paidKeyMsg );
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}
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ORDER BY attackLogTime DESC
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LIMIT 10", array_merge($wafAlertWhitelist, array($cutoffTime))));
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$attackCount = $wpdb->get_var('SELECT FOUND_ROWS()');
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+ $threshold = (int) wfConfig::get('wafAlertThreshold');
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+ if ($threshold < 1) {
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+ $threshold = 100;
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+ }
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+ if ($attackCount >= $threshold) {
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$durationMessage = wfUtils::makeDuration($alertInterval);
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$message = <<<ALERTMSG
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The Wordfence Web Application Firewall has blocked {$attackCount} attacks over the last {$durationMessage}. Below is a sample of these recent attacks:
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if (class_exists('wfWAFIPBlocksController')) {
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if ($action == wfWAFIPBlocksController::WFWAF_BLOCK_WFSN) {
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$hit->action = 'blocked:wfsnrepeat';
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+ wordfence::wfsnReportBlockedAttempt($hit->IP, 'waf');
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}
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}
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$hit->actionDescription = $actionDescription;
readme.txt CHANGED
@@ -2,54 +2,53 @@
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Contributors: mmaunder
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Tags: security, secure, security plugin, wordpress security, login security, firewall, malware, antivirus, web application firewall, block hackers, country blocking
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Requires at least: 3.9
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- Tested up to: 4.7.0
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- Stable tag: 6.2.9
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Secure your website with the most comprehensive WordPress security plugin. Firewall, malware scan, blocking, live traffic, login security & more.
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== Description ==
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= THE MOST DOWNLOADED WORDPRESS SECURITY PLUGIN =
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- Secure your website with Wordfence. Powered by the constantly updated Threat Defense Feed, our Web Application Firewall stops you from getting hacked. Wordfence Scan leverages the same proprietary feed, alerting you quickly in the event your site is compromised. Our Live Traffic view gives you real-time visibility into traffic and hack attempts on your website. A deep set of addtional tools round out the most complete WordPress security solution available.
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- Wordfence Security is 100% free and open source. We also offer a Premium API key that gives you Premium Support, Country Blocking, Scheduled Scans, Password Auditing and we even check if your website IP address is being used to Spamvertize. [Click here to sign-up for Wordfence Premium now](http://www.wordfence.com/?utm_source=repo&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=pluginDescCTA) or simply install Wordfence free and start protecting your website.
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* Threat Defense Feed automatically updates firewall rules that protect you from the latest threats. Premium members receive the real-time version.
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* Real-time blocking of known attackers. If another site using Wordfence is attacked and blocks the attacker, your site is automatically protected.
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* Scans core files, themes and plugins against WordPress.org repository versions to check their integrity. Verify security of your source.
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* See how files have changed. Optionally repair changed files that are security threats.
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* Scans for many known backdoors that create security holes including C99, R57, RootShell, Crystal Shell, Matamu, Cybershell, W4cking, Sniper, Predator, Jackal, Phantasma, GFS, Dive, Dx and many many more.
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- * Continuously scans for malware and phishing URL's including all URL's on the Google Safe Browsing List in all your comments, posts and files that are security threats.
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* Wordfence Security actually verifies your website source code integrity against the official WordPress repository and shows you the changes. We are the only plugin to do this.
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- * Wordfence Security provides two-factor authentication (Cellphone Sign-in) for paid members. We're the first plugin to offer this.
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* Wordfence Security fully supports IPv6 including giving you the ability to look up the location of IPv6 addresses, block IPv6 ranges, detect IPv6 country and do a whois lookup on IPv6 addresses and more.
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* Wordfence Security includes protection against DDoS attacks by giving you a performance boost up to 50X.
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* Wordfence Security scans check all your files, comments and posts for URL's in Google's Safe Browsing list. We are the only plugin to offer this very important security enhancement.
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* Wordfence Security scans do not consume large amounts of your precious bandwidth because all security scans happen on your web server which makes them very fast.
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* Wordfence Security fully supports WordPress Multi-Site which means you can security scan every blog in your Multi-Site installation with one click.
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= THE MOST DOWNLOADED WORDPRESS SECURITY PLUGIN =
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+ WordPress security is all we do. Secure your WordPress website with Wordfence. Powered by the constantly updated Threat Defense Feed, our Web Application Firewall stops you from getting hacked. Wordfence Scan leverages the same proprietary feed, alerting you quickly in the event your site is compromised. Our Live Traffic view gives you real-time visibility into traffic and hack attempts on your WordPress website. A deep set of additional tools round out the most complete WordPress security solution available.
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+ With over 22 million downloads, Wordfence is the most popular WordPress security plugin available. Wordfence Security is 100% free and open source. We also offer a Premium API key that gives you Premium Support, Country Blocking, Scheduled Scans, Password Auditing, real-time updates to the Threat Defense Feed, two-factor authentication, and we even check if your website IP address is being used to Spamvertize. [Click here to sign-up for Wordfence Premium now](http://www.wordfence.com/) or simply install Wordfence free and start protecting your website.
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+ You can find our official documentation at [docs.wordfence.com](http://docs.wordfence.com/) and our Frequently Asked Questions on our support portal at [support.wordfence.com](https://support.wordfence.com/solution/categories/1000023037/folders/1000035543). We are also active in our community support forums on [wordpress.org](https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/wordfence) if you are one of our free users. Our Premium Support Ticket System is at [support.wordfence.com](https://support.wordfence.com/). Learn about WordPress security at [wordfence.com/learn](https://www.wordfence.com/learn/).
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= WordPress Firewall =
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* Web Application Firewall stops you from getting hacked by identifying malicious traffic, blocking attackers before they can access your website.
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* Threat Defense Feed automatically updates firewall rules that protect you from the latest threats. Premium members receive the real-time version.
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* Real-time blocking of known attackers. If another site using Wordfence is attacked and blocks the attacker, your site is automatically protected.
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+ * Block entire malicious networks. Includes advanced IP and Domain WHOIS to report malicious IP's or networks and block entire networks using the firewall. Report WordPress security threats to network owner.
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+ * Rate limit or block WordPress security threats like aggressive crawlers, scrapers and bots doing security scans for vulnerabilities in your site.
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+ * Choose whether you want to block or throttle users and robots who break your WordPress security rules.
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* Premium users can also block countries and schedule scans for specific times and a higher frequency.
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+ = WordPress Login Security =
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* Sign-in using your password and your cellphone to vastly improve login security. This is called Two Factor Authentication and is used by banks, government agencies and military world-wide for highest security authentication.
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* Enforce strong passwords among your administrators, publishers and users. Improve login security.
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* Checks the strength of all user and admin passwords to enhance login security.
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+ * Includes login security to lock out brute force hacks and to stop WordPress from revealing info that will compromise WordPress security.
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= Security Scanning =
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* Scans for the HeartBleed vulnerability - included in the free scan for all users.
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* Scans core files, themes and plugins against WordPress.org repository versions to check their integrity. Verify security of your source.
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* See how files have changed. Optionally repair changed files that are security threats.
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* Scans for many known backdoors that create security holes including C99, R57, RootShell, Crystal Shell, Matamu, Cybershell, W4cking, Sniper, Predator, Jackal, Phantasma, GFS, Dive, Dx and many many more.
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+ * Continuously scans for malware and phishing URL's including all URLs on the Google Safe Browsing List in all your comments, posts and files that are security threats.
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* Scans for heuristics of backdoors, trojans, suspicious code and other security issues.
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= Monitoring Features =
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* Monitor your DNS security for unauthorized DNS changes.
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* Monitors disk space which is related to security because many DDoS attacks attempt to consume all disk space to create denial of service.
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+ = Multi-Site WordPress Security =
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* Wordfence Security for multi-site also scans all posts and comments across all blogs from one admin panel.
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* WordPress Multi-Site (or WordPress MU in the older parlance) compatible.
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* Includes support for other major plugins and themes like WooCommerce.
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+ * The Wordfence website includes an in-depth [WordPress Security Learning Center](https://www.wordfence.com/learn/).
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* Wordfence Security actually verifies your website source code integrity against the official WordPress repository and shows you the changes. We are the only plugin to do this.
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* Wordfence Security fully supports IPv6 including giving you the ability to look up the location of IPv6 addresses, block IPv6 ranges, detect IPv6 country and do a whois lookup on IPv6 addresses and more.
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* Wordfence Security includes protection against DDoS attacks by giving you a performance boost up to 50X.
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* Wordfence Security scans check all your files, comments and posts for URL's in Google's Safe Browsing list. We are the only plugin to offer this very important security enhancement.
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* Wordfence Security scans do not consume large amounts of your precious bandwidth because all security scans happen on your web server which makes them very fast.
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* Wordfence Security fully supports WordPress Multi-Site which means you can security scan every blog in your Multi-Site installation with one click.
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* Wordfence Security includes Two-Factor authentication, the most secure way to stop brute force attackers in their tracks.
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+ * Wordfence security provides a WordPress Firewall developed specifically for WordPress and is kept up to date by our Threat Defense Feed. Premium customers receive updates in real-time.
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+ No. Wordfence is extremely fast and uses techniques like caching its own configuration data to avoid database lookups and blocking malicious attacks that would slow down your site. Older versions of Wordfence did incur a slight performance penalty, but we have not only fixed this issue but knocked it out of the park.
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+ The Wordfence Security plugin is frequently updated and we update the code on our security scanning servers more frequently. Our cloud servers are continually updated with the latest known security threats and vulnerabilities so that we can blog any security threat as soon as it emerges in the wild.
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= What if I need support? =
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+ All our paid customers receive priority support. Excellent customer service is a key part of being a Wordfence Security member. As free or Premium member can visit [support.wordfence.com](http://support.wordfence.com/) and where you will find out knowledgebase. If you're a Premium member you can also open a support ticket.
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+ Wordfence Security is the only WordPress security plugin that is able to repair core files, themes and plugins on sites where security is already compromised. However, please note that site security can not be assured unless you do a full reinstall if your site has been hacked. We recommend you only use Wordfence Security to get your site into a running state in order to recover the data you need to do a full reinstall. A full reinstall is the only way to ensure site security once you have been hacked.
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+ If your site is accessible from the web, it means that people you don't know can execute PHP code on your site. They have to be able to execute PHP code, like the core WordPress code, in order for your site to work. Most WordPress security threats allow a hacker to execute PHP code on your website. The challenge hackers face is how to get their malicious PHP code onto your site to compromise your security. There are many upload mechanisms that WordPress itself, themes and plugins offer and the vast majority of these are secure. However, every now and then a hacker discovers an upload mechanism that is not secure or a way of fooling your site into allowing an upload. That is usually when security is compromised. Even though your site is behind a commercial firewall, it still accepts web requests that include uploads and executes PHP code and as long as it does that, it may face a security vulnerability at some point.
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= Will Wordfence Security protect me against the Timthumb security problem? =
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+ The timthumb security exploit occurred in 2011 and all good plugins and themes now use an updated version of timthumb (which the creator of Wordfence Security wrote and donated to the timthumb author) which closes the security hole that caused the problem. However we do scan for old version of timthumb for good measure to make sure they don't cause a security hole on your site.
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+ Most definitely! As of Wordfence version 6.0.1 we fully support IPv6 with all security functions including country blocking, range blocking, city lookup, whois lookup and all other security functions. If you are not running IPv6 Wordfence will work great on your site too. We are fully compatible with both IPv4 and IPv6 whether you run both or only one addressing scheme.
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