WordPress 4.8.2

WordPress 4.8.2 Is Available for Immediate Update

Version 4.8.2 of WordPress was released to the public on 19 September. It is a security and maintenance update following previous versions having security vulnerabilities.

This update comes as a way to overcome security issues such as:

  • A Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the plugin editor.
  • An open redirect on the user and term edit screens.
  • A XSS vulnerability in the visual editor.
  • A path traversal vulnerability in the file unzipping code.

Furthermore there were 6 maintenance fixes. These included fixes to emojis and widgets.

Existing CuroHosting Customers

Of course, every website hosted by us receives automatic updates. If you need any help with updating your WordPress site you are welcome to ask one of our experts on 01952 88 33 63.

In addition, if you would like further information on our hosting packages you can view them here.