December 8, 2016

WordPress 3.1.3 Security Update Released

A security update to WordPress has been released. V3.1.3 of WordPress contains several security fixes including:

  • 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.

You can download WordPress 3.1.3 or update automatically from the Dashboard → Updates menu in your site’s admin area.

 

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