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Revolution Slider Vulnerability

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Sep 10, 2014 0 Comments

If you use Revolution Slider, please see this message:   Using the WordPress Slider Revolution Plugin? Update your software immediately. View this email in your browser We’re emailing you to alert you to a serious vulnerability in the WordPressSlider Revolution premium plugin. The developer behind the popular plugin patched the vulnerability silently, meaning that, if you are runningWordPress Slider Revolution, you have probably not yet heard that you must update as soon as possible. This is a very serious vulnerability known as a Local File Inclusion (LFI) attack. It allows a user to retrieve data from files on your server. An example of such an attack would be pulling your WordPress wp-config.php file and using the credentials in that file to exploit your database and gain access to your website. If you use this plugin, please update immediately. If you’d like to learn more about the vulnerability, you can read about Read more...