Webmasters have only hours to deploy patches, Joomla incident shows

    Date27 Oct 2015
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski

    Four hours -- that's the time Joomla website owners had to apply a patch recently before attackers started to exploit the flaw it fixed. Those who still haven't updated their websites are likely to find them compromised.

    On Thursday, the developers of Joomla released version 3.4.5 of the popular content management system in order to fix an SQL injection vulnerability that allows attackers to gain administrative privileges by hijacking an active administrator session.

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