Tag Archives: Security

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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Hotfix Released for Security Issue

We’ve just updated the VaultPress plugin with a hotfix that closes a recently identified security issue in WordPress. The security issue, which has been corrected in the WordPress 3.0.2 release, could have enabled a malicious Author-level user to gain further … Continue reading

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