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Firm scrambles to patch vBulletin software flaw

Discussion in 'News' started by Fergal1982, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. Fergal1982

    Fergal1982 Petabyte Poster


    Firm scrambles to patch vBulletin software flaw

    A serious flaw in software widely used to power online discussion sites could allow hackers to harvest reams of personal data, the BBC has learned.

    The flaw in a specific version of the vBulletin software allows anyone to easily access the main administrator username and password for a site.

    Full story here

    Thankfully CF doesn't use this version
    Certifications: ITIL Foundation; MCTS: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010, Administration
    WIP: None at present


    1. UKDarkstar
      Well the patch was iisued pdq and it's just the normal process to install it.

      No hassle really - bit of a media storm imho.
    2. zebulebu
      Usual media bull****. Some twonk emails the BBC to tell them about it, slow news day - they turn it into the next Slammer. BIG surprise to see yet another quote in there from Graham Clueless - the ultimate IT security media whore...

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