security vulnerability in tim thumb script

TimThumb SECURITY VULNERABILITY Hits WordPress Sites

23.08.2011
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Tonight I learned about a recent security breach involving WordPress sites that use the super-popular TimThumb script which resizes images on they fly — such as automatically creating your thumbnails for example. You need to know and understand that this is not something your hosting company or your designer is responsible for. TimThumb is in use by probably hundreds of thousands of WordPress sites and is automatically included in many WordPress themes but most commonly in the premium (paid) themes.
WPMU.org reports: “Timthumb is a very, very popular script and so it is […]