Open Source digg-clone Pligg plugs security holes
Dec 02, 2009, 03:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"As opposed to many other vendors/projects which
typically release an update alongside security advisories, that's
not the case with the new Pligg 1.0.3 release. The full security
advisory isn't coming out until tomorrow (Dec 2) giving Pligg users
(and there are a whole lot of them) a running head start on
"Security researchers from firms big and small have been saying
for the last few years that it is web applications that pose the
greatest security risk to users. That's because an attacker only
need take advantage of one site to infect potentially thousands of
the infected site's users."