27 May

Web Host Pantheon Spreading Inaccurate Information About WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities

One of the things we do to keep track of what vulnerabilities are out there in WordPress plugins, so that we can provide our customers the best data, is to monitor the WordPress forums for postings related to them. One thing that has lead us to notice is thatĀ the quality of postings isn’t always great, take for example a claim of a vulnerability in the pluginĀ Advanced Custom Fields. That claim lead to three separate posts in a matter of a week all mentioning the same issue, instead of those people just adding to the existing post (that isn’t an uncommon occurrence).

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