Is "Font Awesome" safe?

WordPress Plugin security and safety information.

Rating: Good (current version safe) Recommendations

Font Awesome: Plugin Details


Type: Plugin
Author: Font Awesome
URL: https://wordpress.org/plugins/font-awesome/
Latest Version: 4.0.0-rc17

 

Font Awesome: Security Information


Insecure versions: Versions 4.0.0-rc15 - 4.0.0-rc16
Known since: 2020-03-11 19:20:11
Description: A vulnerability exposes the Font Awesome API token and access token for users who have configured the plugin to use a kit. If compromised, these tokens could give an unauthorized person access to that user’s list of kits and kit settings.


 

Font Awesome: Safety Recommendations


We have rated Font Awesome as Good (current version safe) which means that we have found vulnerabilities in older versions.

We recommend that you only use the latest version of Font Awesome.

Font Awesome: Staying Up-to-date


Make sure your installation of Font Awesome is safe with the following free Jetpack services for WordPress sites:
  • Updates & Management
    Turn on auto-updates for Font Awesome or manage in bulk.
  • Prevent Infiltrations
    Automatic protection against brute force attacks and secure sign on.

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Font Awesome: Keeping Safe


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About this information


This WordPress security information is part of our security library and is brought to you by Jetpack as part of our committment to a safer WordPress experience.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.