WordPress 4.1.2 Safety Launch – San Francisco

WordPress 4.1.2 is currently offered. This is a crucial safety launch for all previous variations as well as we highly urge you to upgrade your websites quickly.

WordPress variations 4.1.1 as well as earlier are influenced by a crucial cross-site scripting susceptability, which might make it possible for confidential customers to jeopardize a website. This was reported by Cedric Van Bockhaven as well as taken care of by Gary Pendergast, Mike Adams, as well as Andrew Nacin of the WordPress safety group.

We additionally repaired 3 various other safety problems:

  • In WordPress 4.1 as well as greater, documents with void or dangerous names might be submitted. Found by Michael Kapfer and Sebastian Kraemer of HSASec.
  • In WordPress 3.9 as well as greater, a really minimal cross-site scripting susceptability might be made use of as component of a social design strike. Found by Jakub Zoczek.
  • Some plugins were susceptible to an SQL shot susceptability. Found by Ben Bidner of the WordPress safety group.

We additionally made 4 setting adjustments, uncovered by J.D. Grimes, Divyesh Prajapati, Allan Collins, Marc-Alexandre Montpas as well as Jeff Bowen.

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

Download WordPress 4.1.2 or endeavor over to Control Panel → Updates as well as merely click “Update Currently.” Websites that sustain automated history updates are currently starting to upgrade to WordPress 4.1.2.

Many thanks to every person that added to 4.1.2: Allan Collins, Alex Concha, Andrew Nacin, Andrew Ozz, Ben Bidner, Boone Gorges, Dion Hulse, Dominik Schilling, Drew Jaynes, Gary Pendergast, Helen Hou-Sandí, John Blackbourn, as well as Mike Adams.

A variety of plugins additionally launched safety repairs the other day. Maintain every little thing upgraded to remain safe and secure. If you’re a plugin writer, please read this post to validate that your plugin is not influenced by the exact same problem. Thanks to every one of the plugin writers that functioned carefully with our safety group to make sure a collaborated action.

Currently evaluating WordPress 4.2? The 3rd launch prospect is currently offered (zip) as well as it has these repairs. For a lot more on 4.2, see the RC 1 announcement post.


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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