[wp-hackers] Security

Kim Parsell kparsell-wp at kpdesign.net
Sun Sep 6 15:07:44 UTC 2009

Read this post from Matt Mullenweg on the wordpress.org blog about the 
worm - 2nd paragraph tells you how it works:




Hal Burgiss wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 06, 2009 at 05:36:14PM +0300, scribu wrote:
>> It seems obvious why you wouldn't get critical details for an unfixed
>> vulnerabillity like this.
>> If there was a security patch available, you would get that, instead of
>> "Upgrade now".
> I never asked for, or expected a patch. What I am looking for, is details. If
> no one knows how this thing works, that level of detail will have to suffice.
> If they do know, then that information would be really useful. "Upgrade now"
> is not helpful (to me, at least in some situations). And I don't expect people
> on this list to have the answers handy, but thought someone here  might be
> able to point me in the right direction. 
> Do you write the wp.org security blog by any chance? 

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