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Easily Find and Fix Vulnerable Instances of TimThumb

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September 7th, 2011
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If you’re worried about the recent TimThumb security vulnerability, but haven’t had a chance to see if you’re affected, identifying and fixing vulnerable instances of TimThumb just got a whole lot easier thanks to a new plugin from Peter Butler.

Now, all you need to do is install and activate this plugin, run the scanner from the new Tools -> Timthumb Scanner section in your Dashboard, and click the Fix button to repair any vulnerabilities that are found.

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  1. Peter (1 comments.) says:

    Thanks for the mention! If anybody has any problems with the plugin, please get in touch with me either on the wp.org forums, or through codegarage.com – I’m happy to help.

  2. Damon (1 comments.) says:

    Hey James,
    Thanks for the post. Peter, thanks for the plugin. I just got an email from my hosting provider a few days ago telling me about this vulnerability. I basically ignored it because I didn’t have time to figure it out until I ran across this article.

    Just downloaded the plugin, it found 2 that were ok and 2 that needed to be fixed. Clicked the fix button for both of them and now they show up as green and ok.

    I guess I can go ahead and uninstall the plugin now correct?

    Thanks so much for putting it together.



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