[wp-hackers] WP exploit , was Re: [Webmaster Central Help] Site hacked.

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Wed Dec 2 15:12:28 UTC 2009

On 2 Dec 2009, at 14:55, Mike Little wrote:

> 2009/12/2 Malaiac <malaiac at gmail.com>
>> Ok. The base64 statement was in ./wp-includes/locale.php, at the end
>> of the file. The file seems a legit one to me, so I guess the lien  
>> was
>> added by the exploit... ?
>> I removed the lines, and I'm going to check it stays like that.
>> FYI, the lines were :
>> <?php
>> $V210305394="VlE+KSk0..... SNIP
> It won't fix the problem. That line was added by some other code  
> running on
> your sever.  Next time it could be added to a different file, with a
> different variable name and a different encoding scheme.
> Did you do the download and compare?
> You should also compare your themes and plugins against the  
> originals too.

It is also worth running the Exploit Scanner against your install to  
find any malicious code.


Peter Westwood
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