Vulnerability in Movable Type

There is a vulnerability in Movable Type that would allow spammers to use the script to send messages that appear to be coming from your server. The fine folks at MovableType have an updated version of the mt-send-entry.cgi for users to download. If you have variants of this script there’s a code fix over at VirtualVenus available for users to enter manually.

Well if you didn’t know…

BlogShares closed down due to technical issues as well as lack of updates from the owner. The link on the right hand side of the blog should be gone momentarily. It’s unfortunate as it was a creative way to get people moving about through the blogosphere.

You can read the reasons for the closing here.