WordPress 5.1.1 is currently readily available! This safety as well as upkeep launch presents 14 solutions as well as improvements, consisting of modifications made to aid hosts prepare individuals for the minimum PHP version bump coming in 5.2
This launch additionally consists of a set of safety solutions that take care of just how remarks are filteringed system and after that saved in the data source. With a maliciously crafted remark, a WordPress message was susceptible to cross-site scripting.
WordPress variations 5.1 as well as earlier are influenced by these pests, which are repaired in variation 5.1.1. Upgraded variations of WordPress 5.0 as well as earlier are additionally readily available for any type of individuals that have actually not yet upgraded to 5.1.
Props to Simon Scannell of RIPS Technologies that uncovered this problem independent of some job that was being done by participants of the core safety group. Thanks to every one of the press reporters for privately disclosing the vulnerabilities, which offered us time to repair them prior to WordPress websites might be assaulted.
Various other highlights of this launch consist of:
- Hosts can currently use a switch for their individuals to upgrade PHP.
- The advised PHP variation made use of by the “Update PHP” notification can currently be filteringed system.
- A number of small pest solutions.
You can search the full list of changes on Trac
WordPress 5.1.1 was a short-cycle upkeep launch. Version 5.1.2 is anticipated to adhere to a comparable 2 week launch tempo.
You can download and install WordPress 5.1.1 or browse through Control Panel → Updates as well as click Update Currently Websites that sustain automated history updates have actually currently begun to upgrade immediately.
Along with the safety scientist stated over, thanks to every person that added to WordPress 5.1.1:
Aaron Jorbin, Alex Concha, Andrea Fercia, Andy Fragen, Anton Vanyukov, Ben Bidner, bulletdigital, David Binovec, Dion Hulse, Felix Arntz, Garrett Hyder, Gary Pendergast, Ian Dunn, Jake Spurlock, Jb Audras, Jeremy Felt, Johan Falk, Jonathan Desrosiers, Luke Carbis, Mike Schroder, Milan Dinić, Mukesh Panchal, Paul Biron, Peter Wilson, Sergey Biryukov, as well as Weston Ruter.