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[resolved] ambiguous results (4 posts)

  1. Ovidiu
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I installed Wordfence on another one of my sites, set it up, ran the scan, found 3 issues which I fixed or chose to ignore.

    But the email contained way more problems that I was shown after the scan. I confirm again, that I only had 3 issues so where did the others disappear?

    Then I got the email with the results:

    Alert generated at Tuesday 13th of November 2012 at 11:43:03 AM
    Critical Problems:

    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/index.php
    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/themes/index.php
    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/themes/twentyeleven/footer.php
    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/themes/twentyeleven/header.php
    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/themes/twentyeleven/index.php
    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/themes/twentyeleven/sidebar-footer.php
    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/themes/twentyten/footer.php
    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/themes/twentyten/header.php
    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/themes/twentyten/index.php
    * WordPress core file modified: wp-content/themes/twentyten/sidebar-footer.php
    * This file may contain malicious executable code
    * This file may contain malicious executable code
    * File contains suspected malware URL: /var/www/clients/client2/web4/web/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/wp-utf8-sanitize.php

    Warnings:

    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/add-local-avatar/readme.txt
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/ajax-login-widget/alw_template.php
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/ajax-login-widget/readme.txt
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/code-editor/readme.txt
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/cool-weather/coolweather.css
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/enable-media-replace/readme.txt
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/exclude-pages/readme.txt
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/google-sitemap-generator/readme.txt
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/impostercide/readme.txt
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/p2pconverter/p2pConverter.php
    * Modified plugin file: wp-content/plugins/p2pconverter/readme.txt
    * Modified theme file: wp-content/themes/hybrid/footer.php
    * Modified theme file: wp-content/themes/hybrid/header.php
    * Modified theme file: wp-content/themes/hybrid/index.php
    * Modified theme file: wp-content/themes/hybrid/library/admin/meta-box-theme-footer.php

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordfence/

  2. Ovidiu
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Ok, I have to correct myself: I was only shown 3 issues but I noticed the last line of hte scan said: [Nov 13 11:58:11]Scan complete. You have 25 new issues to fix. See below for details.Scan Complete. so where are these other 22 issues hiding?

    Any other logs/info/access details I can offer for debugging this?

  3. Wordfence
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    If you have many ignored issues, this may be the reason. I think the way we're counting it is wrong - we're including counting ignored issues. Can you confirm this?

  4. Ovidiu
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    hm, now it all looks normal: it says 111 issues, which is pretty much accurate since its multisite and I edited/adapted a lot of themes... and the list of found issues is indeed pretty long (haven't counted to check if tis indeed 111 :-)

    lets consider this closed as it all seems fine now.

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