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Many WordPress blogs at risk from image-based zero-day vulnerability

Published by pratyushkp on August 3rd, 2011 - in Social, Technology

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Post from Sophosh Authored by Paul Ducklin

Bilocating technology blogger Mark Maunder – he claims to live in Seattle and Cape Town concurrently, though I suspect he means consecutively, and I’ll wager he wisely avoids winter in both of them – recently wrote aboutan intrusion to his WordPress site.

It turns out the backdoor was a previously-unexploited, or at least a previously-undocumented, flaw in a useful little WordPress addon, shared by many WordPress themes, called timthumb.

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