Sponsor Spotlight: Pro Theme Design on the Timthumb security issue

Protheme ProTheme Design is a bronze sponsor of WordCamp Cape Town 2011 and have been kind enough to offer 10 lucky winners a license to a theme of their choice. It’s great to see such continued and generous commitment to the WordPress community. Thank you Ben and Pro Theme Design!

TimThumb Interview with Ben Gillbanks

Timthumb is an image resizing script that is widely utilized in most WordPress themes, including themes by top premium theme companies WooThemes, Elegant Themes and Graph Paper Press.

Recently a vulnerability in this popular image resizing library was discovered and it had a wide effect on the WordPress community. The vulnerability allows third parties to upload and execute arbitrary PHP code in the TimThumb cache directory. Once the PHP code has been uploaded and executed, your site can be compromised by the attacker.

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One Response to Sponsor Spotlight: Pro Theme Design on the Timthumb security issue

  1. dptrade says:

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