WordPress 3.9.2 Protection Launch – San Francisco

WordPress 3.9.2 is currently readily available as a safety and security launch for all previous variations. We highly motivate you to upgrade your websites promptly.

This launch solutions a feasible rejection of solution problem in PHP’s XML handling, reported by Nir Goldshlager of the Salesforce.com Item Protection Group. It was dealt with by Michael Adams and also Andrew Nacin of the WordPress protection group and also David Rothstein of theDrupal security team This is the very first time our 2 tasks have actually worked with joint protection launches.

WordPress 3.9.2 likewise has various other protection modifications:

  • Repairs a feasible yet not likely code implementation when refining widgets (WordPress is not impacted by default), found by Alex Concha of the WordPress protection group.
  • Avoids info disclosure by means of XML entity strikes in the outside GetID3 collection, reported by Ivan Novikov of ONSec.
  • Includes defenses versus brute strikes versus CSRF symbols, reported by David Tomaschik of the Google Protection Group.
  • Includes some added protection solidifying, like protecting against cross-site scripting that can be set off just by managers.

We valued accountable disclosure of these problems straight to our protection group. For more details, see the release notes or get in touch with the list of changes.

Download WordPress 3.9.2 or endeavor over to Control Panel → Updates and also just click “Update Now”.

Websites that sustain automated history updates will certainly be upgraded to WordPress 3.9.2 within 12 hrs. (If you are still on WordPress 3.8.3 or 3.7.3, you will certainly likewise be upgraded to 3.8.4 or 3.7.4. We do not sustain older variations, so please upgrade to 3.9.2 for the most up to date and also best.)

Currently evaluating WordPress 4.0? The 3rd beta is now available (zip) and also it has these protection solutions.


Cogknockers is a San Francisco WordPress Development Agency with 20+ Years Experience.  WordPress Design is at the core of our services.

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