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Security Threat added by Thematic to author

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  • Started 3 years ago by wprunner
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  1. wprunner
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    Hi,

    When an Author/Admin comments on a post, Thematic puts the author username in the class of the comment.

    For example, if the user is "admin" , a class is added to his comment as "comment-author-admin".

    Many users change the name of the WordPress Admin user name from the default to something that is not easy for others to guess or crack. This adds a layer of security. Unfortunately, Thematic reveals this username in comments classes. So for example, if someone changed it to "secretadmin" the class will show as comment-author-secretadmin.

    I didn't see this in the class TwentyTen theme, only with Thematic.

    Please fix this security problem.

    Thanks.

    Posted 3 years ago #

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