It’s been posted all over the internet as of late, but I’d like to remind everyone of the security threat to WordPress blogs:
From the above links, the way to keep yourself safe from this attack is by upgrading. Â Make sure you back your DB beforehand. Â The easiest way to backup your DB is via this plugin:
The sooner you upgrade, the sooner you are safe from this exploit.
UPDATE Sep 7, 2009 – I found a good article from John Gruber of the Daring Fireball on Security and WordPress: