Wednesday, 16 September 2015

WordPress Vulnerabilities Take Over Attacker's Website

The administrators of WordPress have released a security update for the content management system which fixes three vulnerabilities. Through the vulnerabilities an attacker could take over the website, as reported to the Computer Emergency Readiness Team of the US government.

These include two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a leak that allows users without sufficient rights privépostings could publish and could make sticky. Furthermore there are 26 non-security-related bug fixes. Users are advised to go to WordPress 4.3.1 upgrade. According to figures from W3Techs is WordPress by 24.4% of all websites on the Internet use.Recently, it was revealed that millions of websites who use WordPress running a vulnerable version. This means they can be hacked and used to spread malware.

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