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Old 22-07-2010, 14:41   #1
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A Note for Crusiers Forum Admins

A serious flaw in software widely used to power online discussion sites could allow hackers to harvest reams of personal data, the BBC has learned.
The flaw in a specific version of the vBulletin software allows anyone to easily access the main administrator username and password for a site.

BBC News - Firm scrambles to patch vBulletin software flaw

Apparently this only affects 3.8.6 and CF is on 3.8.5 but you might want to hold off from upgrading any time soon....
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Old 22-07-2010, 18:46   #2
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Thanks for passing that along, mintyspilot. The vBulletin folks made a patch for version 3.8.6 available as of yesterday (21st July). But, as you note, since CF is still on version 3.8.5, which doesn't have the security flaw.
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