WordPress 4.1.2 Protection Launch – San Francisco

WordPress 4.1.2 is currently readily available. This is a important protection launch for all previous variations as well as we highly motivate you to upgrade your websites instantly.

WordPress variations 4.1.1 as well as earlier are impacted by a vital cross-site scripting susceptability, which might make it possible for confidential individuals to endanger a website. This was reported by Cedric Van Bockhaven as well as repaired by Gary Pendergast, Mike Adams, as well as Andrew Nacin of the WordPress protection group.

We likewise dealt with 3 various other protection problems:

  • In WordPress 4.1 as well as greater, documents with void or dangerous names might be posted. 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 assault. Found by Jakub Zoczek.
  • Some plugins were susceptible to an SQL shot susceptability. Found by Ben Bidner of the WordPress protection group.

We likewise made 4 solidifying modifications, 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 protection group. To learn more, see the release notes or speak 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 everybody 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 likewise launched protection solutions the other day. Maintain whatever upgraded to remain safe and secure. If you’re a plugin writer, please read this post to verify that your plugin is not impacted by the very same problem. Thanks to every one of the plugin writers that functioned carefully with our protection group to guarantee a collaborated reaction.

Currently checking WordPress 4.2? The 3rd launch prospect is currently readily available (zip) as well as it has these solutions. For extra on 4.2, see the RC 1 announcement post.


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