Krebs: Thousands of Sites Hacked Via vBulletin Hole

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Oct 15, 2013 05:31 am PST

In a new blog post from Brian Krebs, the recent discovery from Imperva that more than 35,000 websites have been hacked through a vBulletin hole, is discussed.

vBulletin is 4th in the list of installed CMS sites on the internet. The vulnerability allows an attacker to create an administrator account on a vulnerable site, therefore gaining full control over the victim site.

The blog post from Krebs looks at the vulnerability in detail and walks through the mitigation process: