We have received a warning message from our host company BlueHost regarding update of Revolution Slider Plug-in to from 3.0.95 to 4.6.5. Could you please help us guide in this?
The message is given below.
“Slider Revolution Premium Plugin has released a new verison 4.6.5 for their plugin. A recent hack has been found in older versions of this plugin that allows an attacker to download any file from your hosting account, such as the configuration file containing the database passwords. Once the attacker has this information the attacker can comprise your website via the database.
This vulnerability is being exploited currently which is causing numerous domains to become blacklisted by Google.
** If the Slider Revolution Premium Plugin is not updated by 28 December 2014 we will be forced to disable the plugin in order to protect our servers from being blacklisted. **
Please help us take a quick action on this.