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WordPress 3.1.3 Securty Update Released

WordPress Training in VictoriaWordPress release a new security update today, seems they have hardened up a couple of things and added a new feature to help protect against clickjacking. here is the summary of what was done.

Summary

  • Various security hardening by Alexander Concha.
  • Taxonomy query hardening by John Lamansky.
  • Prevent sniffing out user names of non-authors by using canonical redirects. Props Verónica Valeros.
  • Media security fixes by Richard Lundeen of Microsoft, Jesse Ou of Microsoft, and Microsoft Vulnerability Research.
  • Improves file upload security on hosts with dangerous security settings.
  • Cleans up old WordPress import files if the import does not finish.
  • Introduce “clickjacking” protection in modern browsers on admin and login pages.

To check out the complete update info head on over to http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.1.3

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