[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #49499: Class 'getid3_handler' not found

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Wed Feb 26 14:59:21 UTC 2020

#49499: Class 'getid3_handler' not found
 Reporter:  manjeetwp681       |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  defect (bug)       |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal             |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Media              |     Version:  5.3.2
 Severity:  normal             |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  reporter-feedback  |     Focuses:

Comment (by siliconforks):

 I've seen this message appear in the error log too.

 It appears to be coming from a hack attempt probing for various files in
 the WordPress installation, one of which is the module.audio.ac3.php file:

 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx - - [23/Feb/2020:12:35:33 -0800] "GET /wp-
 includes/ID3/module.audio.ac3.php HTTP/1.1" 500 3467 "-" "python-

 Obviously this fails with the error message above.  I don't know why the
 attacker is probing for that particular file.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/49499#comment:2>
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