WordPress 4.1.2 is a Critical Security Release, Immediate Update Recommended

 

WordPress 4.1.2 is a Critical Security Release, Immediate Update Recommended

http://wptavern.com/wordpress-4-1-2-is-a-critical-security-release-immediate-update-recommendedWordPress 4.1.2 is available and is a critical security update for all previous versions of WordPress. The release has eight security fixes, one of which is high risk, three are medium-low risk, and the last four added to harden WordPress. This is the first major security update to WordPress core since WordPress 4.0.1 released in late 2014. Three of the security issues addressed include:

WordPress 4.1.2 is not affiliated with the cross site scripting vulnerability discovered in a number of plugins reported yesterday. You’re encouraged to update as soon as possible if you’ve disabled automatic updates for point releases. Auto updates are being pushed out, but if you don’t want to wait, you can manually update WordPress by browsing to Dashboard – Updates.

It’s due to an unfortunate bug discovered https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/core/p1429629501005359. Hopefully, two update buttons won’t show up when 4.2 is released. Read the Rest of the Article Here….

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