WordPress 2.3.3 – Security Flaw

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Wordpress 2.3.3 Security Flaws

So there’s a new wordpress upgrade available? But this is just a security fix, a flaw was found in the XML-RPC implementation that would allow users to edit other peoples post/comment this is bad for those who allow registration on their blog. There is only this security fix to be noted other-wise you can download the complete package of wordpress and upgrade it to version 2.3.3.

Please note that version 2.3.3 also fixes some other minor bugs. You can have a look at that small list by Clicking Here.

There is yet another exploit found, but that is for users using the WP-forum plugin, it is advised by wordpress itself that you stop using that script until the author fixes the exploit.

You can download the XML-RPC Security Fix by Clicking Here. or goto www.wordpress.org to get the complete upgrade if you want that.

You can checkout the complete news about the changes by Clicking Here.

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3 Comments

  1. Aaron Peters says

    Hi,

    I just stumbled upon this blog post.
    Will definitely check this out.

    txs
    Aaron

  2. unTECHy says

    I upgraded. Not for the security updat really, but for the tag support. Great post though. Didn’t know about the WP-Forum flaw, thanks.

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