Is "Site Kit by Google" safe?

WordPress Plugin security and safety information.

Rating: Good (current version safe) Recommendations

Site Kit by Google: Plugin Details


Type: Plugin
Author: Google
URL: https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-site-kit/
Latest Version: 1.8.0

 

Site Kit by Google: Security Information


Insecure versions: Up To 1.7.1
Known since: 2020-05-14 11:12:13
Description: A flaw allows any authenticated user to become a Google Search Console owner for any site running the Site Kit by Google plugin.


 

Site Kit by Google: Safety Recommendations


We have rated Site Kit by Google 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 Site Kit by Google.

Site Kit by Google: Staying Up-to-date


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

Choose Your Plan

Site Kit by Google: Keeping Safe


If you're running a business, ecommerce, news, or other critical website, Jetpack also provides additional indispensable services:
  • Automated Backups
    Full backup of your entire site with unlimited storage space.
  • Restores & Migrations
    Restore or migrate your site from a backup with one click.
  • Security Scanning
    Regular, automated scans of your site for malware, threats, and hacks.
  • Expert Support
    Fast, priority support for any WordPress security issue.

Choose Your Plan

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.