Elvui Vulnerability - Update to 7.08

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Elvui Vulnerability - Update to 7.08

Post by Bloodzugg » Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:52 pm

It was recently discovered that there was a backdoor coded into Elvui that gave the developer and his girlfriend remote access to the "chat" ui of any player in their group/raid.

http://www.reddit.com/r/wow/comments/2j ... remove_it/


The summary is this. The developer coded a method such that if you had elvui, they could send a command that passed messages into your elvui which relayed the message to your own chat interface. This includes forcing your character to make statements in any channel you had access to, running commands that did not require accepting additional prompts such as /follow.

The code has been removed in versions 7.08 and above, but the choice to continue using the addon is purely yours. If you do choose to continue, you should at least get the latest update.

*Update: The Elvui Shadow & Light addon also contains malicious code.

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Re: Elvui Vulnerability - Update to 7.08

Post by Karavanth » Fri Oct 17, 2014 6:44 pm

So... That's horrifying. And immature.

Thanks for the heads up!!

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