Hi everyone! here i will brief a simple note on timthumb vulnerability in WordPress Sites. This is actually a php script but the older versions are not safe and will cause vulnerability. What if your WordPress site is hanged due to timthumb? Some of the scanners will give you the path as timthumb.php inside the functions folder.
There is a simple and common method of removal using Timthumb Vulnerability Scanner Plugin. Install this plugin and it will list out older version and option to update the Timthumb to a safer version. Update the version and you are done!
Always update your themes, plugins and WordPress Core to the latest version to avoid any kind of threats.
Hope this small piece of information helped you.