WordPress is warning its users of a new worm that is currently
spreading. If you have not installed one of the last two updates,
released on August 3 and August 12, you are vulnerable to the worm.
This worm posts spam as an admin user.
It is recommended that all WordPress sites update to the latest version.
Severity 1: This vulnerability is the most severe. It poses high risk to
the other groups/schools or the entire Institute as a whole. This also
may be a vulnerability that puts the image of the Institute at risk.
Priority 1: This vulnerability is the most severe. It is actively being
exploited, or exploitation is imminent. Other outside businesses or
schools are actively being exploited.