Tag Archives: Security

Vulnerability In The Slider Revolution Plugin

Sucuri has discovered a very serious vulnerability in the ‘Slider Revolution’ plugin. All versions below 4.2 are exploitable. As the Sucuri blog post points out, this is serious. This vulnerability can allow an attacker to read any file on the … Continue reading

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Fix for the MailPoet Plugin AKA wysija-newsletters

A vulnerability was found in the MailPoet Newsletters WordPress plugin ( known as wysija-newsletters at the WordPress.org plugin repository ). All versions below 2.6.7 of the plugin are vulnerable. We’ve deployed a hot fix to VaultPress sites running the MailPoet … Continue reading

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VaultPress makes it easy to respond to security threats

VaultPress scans your site every day, looking for dangerous code patterns in the files on your server. When something looks suspicious, a new threat appears on your VaultPress Security page and we email you automatically. We’ve recently updated the way … Continue reading

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Plugin Security Scan and Fixes

Yesterday we learned of a potential security issue related to a few popular WordPress plugins. As a precautionary measure, we have scanned all VaultPress customer sites to check for the affected plugins. We were able to remotely edit and secure … Continue reading

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New Hotfix Released for Security Issue

We’ve issued a new hotfix via the VaultPress plugin that closes a recently identified security issue in WordPress. WordPress 3.0.3, released yesterday, fixes issues in the remote publishing interface, which under certain circumstances allowed Author- and Contributor-level users to improperly … Continue reading

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