Connect with us

Wordpress News

WordPress 2.6.3 Security Patch Released

The good folks at WordPress have just released a new security patch for WordPress platform (WP 2.6.3). Here is the deal:

A vulnerability in the Snoopy library was announced today. WordPress uses Snoopy to fetch the feeds shown in the Dashboard. Although this seems to be a low risk vulnerability for WordPress users, we wanted to get an update out immediately.

Tip: 20 ways to drive more traffic to your site

For those of you who are a bit more technical:

This can be exploited to inject arbitrary shell commands via a script calling the “fetch()” or “submit()” function with an URL controlled by the attacker.

This is a highly critical security item, so you should download yours as soon as possible.

Continue Reading
You may want to check out:
*some of our articles and lists include aff links to fund our operations. Please read our disclaimer on how we fund Exxponent.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Wordpress News

To Top