WordPress 4.9.2 is currently readily available. This is a protection and also upkeep launch for all variations given that WordPress 3.7. We highly motivate you to upgrade your websites right away.
An XSS susceptability was found in the Flash fallback data in MediaElement, a collection that is consisted of with WordPress. Since the Flash data are no more required for a lot of utilize instances, they have actually been eliminated from WordPress.
MediaElement has actually launched a brand-new variation which contains a solution for the insect, and also a WordPress plugin containing the fixed files is readily available in the plugin database.
21 various other pests were taken care of in WordPress 4.9.2. Especially of note were:
- The previous taxonomy-agnostic actions of
category_description()was brought back.
- Switching over styles will certainly currently try to recover previous widget tasks, also when there are no sidebars to map.
The Codex has more information about all of the issues fixed in 4.9.2, if you want to find out more.
Download WordPress 4.9.2 or endeavor over to Control panel → Updates and also click “Update Currently.” Websites that sustain automated history updates are currently starting to upgrade instantly.
Thanks to everybody that added to WordPress 4.9.2:
0x6f0, Aaron Jorbin, Andrea Fercia, Andrew Duthie, Andrew Ozz, Blobfolio, Boone Gorges, Caleb Burks, Carolina Nymark, chasewg, Chetan Prajapati, Dion Hulse, Hardik Amipara, ionvv, Jason Caldwell, Jeffrey Paul, Jeremy Felt, Joe McGill, johnschulz, Juhi Patel, Konstantin Obenland, Mark Jaquith, Nilambar Sharma, Peter Wilson, Rachel Baker, Rinku Y, Sergey Biryukov, and also Weston Ruter.