WooCommerce 4.6.2 is now available!
To keep the stability and performance of WooCommerce, the team regularly updates this plugin with new features, bug fixes and improvements.
In this article, we will give you some notes about new features of WooCommerce 4.6.2 and some best WordPress themes ready for this new update.
And now, let’s started!
What’s new in WooCommerce 4.6.2?
This release fixes a bug discovered recently that allows anonymous users to create an account during checkout even when the “Allow customers to create an account during checkout” setting is disabled. The fix to this bug can be found here.
The team found this problem while investigating reports of a bot that is creating spam orders in some WooCommerce stores.
The gist of it is that the bot is able to create a user when placing an order exploiting the bug fixed by 4.6.2. After creating the user, the bot tries to find vulnerabilities in other plugins installed on the site that require an unprivileged authenticated account.
Updating to WooCommerce 4.6.2 will stop the bot from creating a user account when the “Allow customers to create an account during checkout” setting is disabled, but it won’t stop it from creating orders. Removing user accounts created by the bot is recommended.
Here is the WooCommerce 4.6.2 changelog:
- Prevent checkout from creating accounts when the related setting is disabled.
Thanks to everyone for reporting this issue promptly and helping out with the fix release.
Download the latest release of WooCommerce here or visit Dashboard → Updates to update the plugin from your WordPress admin screen.
As usual, if you spot any other issues in the WooCommerce core, please log them in detail on GitHub. Found a security issue? Please submit a report via HackerOne.
Our themes & WooCommerce 4.6.2
Currently, all our WordPress themes are compatible with WooCommerce 4.6.1. We also plan to update all of our WordPress themes for this release this week.
See Our Best-selling WooCommerce Themes 2020:
See our theme collections:
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Our Support Help Desks:
Documentation: Find documentation for themes and frequently asked question on our Documentation channel wpthemego.com/document
Forum Support: Join our public WPThemeGo Community at forum.wpthemego.com to find the frequently asked questions, post your problem and get support to solve it.
Ticket System: Submit a ticket about your problem on WPThemeGo Support at support.wpthemego.com to get help from the support team. All your information will be kept confidential.
Email Support: Contact us via email for presale questions about our themes and other questions via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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