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WPML WordPress plugin vulnerabilities expose 400,000 websites


Securityweek - (International) WPML developers released an update to address security flaws in its WordPress premium multilingual plugin, including a vulnerability that allows an attacker to leverage an SQL injection exploit to read contents on affected users' databases, including password hashes and other user detail, and another that allows the removal of content from Web sites due to lack of access control in the "menu sync" functionality. More than 400,000 commercial Web sites utilize the plugin.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:44