News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Community News:
WordPress 2.1.1 Dangerous, Upgrade
March 07, 2007 @ 13:03:00

Just in case you haven't heard yet and are running WordPress version 2.1.1 (that you've downloaded recently), you need to upgrade your installation because of a security exploit that made its way into the software.

From the WordPress Blog:

Long story short: If you downloaded WordPress 2.1.1 within the past 3-4 days, your files may include a security exploit that was added by a cracker, and you should upgrade all of your files to 2.1.2 immediately.

If you have even a doubt as to if you're running the bad version, go ahead and upgrade to version 2.1.2. Somehow, an individual gained access to the servers where the package is hosted and altered some of the code in the download file. This resulted in a method to bypass any security in place and allow the attacker full control.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
wordpress attack upgrade security exploit download wordpress attack upgrade security exploit download


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Internet Storm Center: Invision Power Board Vulnerability

Derick Rethans' Blog: The first Release Candidate of Xdebug 2

JSLabs Blog: An ftp server written in PHP

PHPMaster.com: Master Dynamic Content with WordPress Shortcodes

Net-Security.org: SUSE Security Announcement - php4,php5 problems


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


community configure version release framework composer laravel opinion podcast interview list unittest series voicesoftheelephpant introduction language conference symfony api threedevsandamaybe

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework