A cross-site scripting vulnerability was brought to the WordPress core team’s attention late yesterday and within a few hours, an update was released. This vulnerability affects all versions of WordPress, so you are encouraged to update your site to version 4.2.1 as soon as possible. Clients of The WP Butler have already had their sites updated […]
Sucuri recently identified a security flaw in the fairly popular caching plugin, WP Super Cache. The cross-site scripting (XSS) issue allows hackers to insert script into pages for execution or use by others. Users of WP Super Cache are encouraged to update to version 1.4.4 or later as soon as possible. All clients of The […]
Earlier today, a security release for the insanely popular WordPress SEO by Yoast was issued, fixing a potentially serious security flaw. With the issue patched and the vulnerability now common knowledge, it is imperative that all users of WordPress SEO by Yoast update their plugins so that they patch this bug. All clients of The […]
Earlier today, Sucuri released information about a vulnerability in InfiniteWP, which is the tool used by The WP Butler to perform some of the maintenance tasks for my clients. As soon as the vulnerability was disclosed, I immediately updated the InfiniteWP plugin on all of my clients’s sites to ensure that the vulnerability was not […]
WordPress have published a security release which fixes several security issues, some of them major. It is recommended that all users upgrade immediately as this affects all versions of WordPress.