WordPress 4.1.2 Protection Launch – San Francisco

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

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 customers to endanger 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 protection group.

We likewise took care of 3 various other protection problems:

  • In WordPress 4.1 as well as greater, documents with void or harmful 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 strike. Found by Jakub Zoczek.
  • Some plugins were at risk to an SQL shot susceptability. Found by Ben Bidner of the WordPress protection group.

We likewise 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 protection group. For additional information, see the release notes or seek advice from 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 likewise launched protection solutions 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 impacted by the exact same concern. Thanks to every one of the plugin writers that functioned carefully with our protection group to guarantee a worked with reaction.

Currently examining WordPress 4.2? The 3rd launch prospect is currently readily available (zip) as well as it includes these solutions. For extra 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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