Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Wordpress 4.3.1 Security Release

The WordPress project has just released a new version due to a security release. WordPress version 4.3.1 fixes important security issues, aa cross-site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags and another one in the user list table.

It also includes a patch for an issue that let users without proper permissions publish private posts and make them sticky.

The WordPress team strongly encourages their users to update their site to this version. For more details please check the official announcementIf you already have a running version of Bitnami WordPress, the application will be automatically updated. You can confirm that the update has been done by checking the version from your admin panel.

We have released Bitnami WordPress 4.3.1 (and Multisite version) installersvirtual machines and Amazon EC2GoogleVMware vCloud Air and Azure cloud images that fix these issues.

Have questions about Bitnami WordPress or the security issue? Post to our community forum, and we would be happy to help you.