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Re: Wordpress Pingback Port Scanner
From: Henri Salo <henri () nerv fi>
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:10:12 +0200
On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 08:53:24PM +0200, MustLive wrote:
And when WordPress developers turned in on in WordPress 3.5 they returned
the hole back to the masses. Earlier for WP 2.6 - 3.4.2 only those web sites
were vulnerable, which had turned it on, then since WP 3.5 all web sites
would be vulnerable again.
First of all I am impressed that you MustLive have studied this issue so much and given valuable information to this
mailing list. Thank you. I'll bet you can give lot to the community if you start to find vulnerabilities from important
software and don't waste time to non-issues (not saying that you haven't done this already in some level).
Could you give me references where WordPress developers enabled XML-RPC again? In my opinion this is not wise decision.
The interface should have at least some kind of ACL enabled. I have no idea what is now allowed or is there possibility
to configure the interface. Last time I tested this interface it did need authentication to do some of the tasks. I did
not check all of them.
- Henri Salo
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