Attention website creators! Good news is in bucket.
WordPress!! This amazing strong blogging platform and open-source content management system has received a release this week to a new security and maintenance version. Full Version number is WordPress 4.3.1. The latest release is now generally available! WordPress has grown so much in popularity and it’s because it’s easy to use and flexible enough for just about anything.
The WordPress team officially announced about the new security release Version 4.3.1 affecting all the previous versions of WordPress and also strongly advising users to upgrade their sites straightway.
The Protection of User sites is one of the major key aspects of having a strong security posture. Therefore, being preemptive, we feel it’s important that every person should get update as soon as possible. As it makes it even easier to format your content and customize your site with the enhanced functionality.
This release consist fixes of three issues in core that includes a two cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws and a privilege escalation achievement.
In addition to the security fixes, Of course, bug fixes are always welcomed, but they’re not terribly thrilling. However, WordPress is planning a further, larger update to be released as we’ve previously reported. This update will focus heavily on improving stability with the fixes of twenty six bugs .And we strongly advise you to upgrade your sites straightway.
This release addressed the following major three vulnerabilities, which was reported in the previous versions:
- A cross site scripting vulnerability in the user list table.
- Users with the improper permissions can publish private posts and make them sticky.
- A cross site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags.
For more information, you can check out the more details about it by viewing the release notes or the list of changes
If you haven’t upgraded your WordPress installation, then why waiting for, just do it now.
Worried, how to get update:
No worries, here is the expert advice: It’s as simple as downloading a setup of software. It’s easy to download a file from the Internet. Make sure you only download files from people and organizations you trust.
Simply, to update manually, download WordPress 4.3.1. Users can also do it by logging in WordPress dashboard and simply clicking on “Update Now” under the Updates.
Those who have already enabled automatic background updates need not to do anything, as it is already commenced to update the WordPress new release in the next couple of hours.
This release was achieved with help of fine team members. There are 33 contributors with props in this release. Without their hard work and dedicated spirit it would have been difficult for all of us to achieve the targets. We acknowledge and thank you for all your efforts and dedication. Thank you!
Update Now! Do it.