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Security Update:WordPress Released Updates to Address 8 Vulnerabilities and 17 Bugs

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 14:43

Reason

Security Update

Impact

WordPress 4.5.2 and earlier users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
WordPress announced the release of 4.5.3 to address 8 vulnerabilities and 17 maintenance issues.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements, software enhancements and affected software refer to WordPress 4.5.3 Security and Maintenance Release at https://wordpress.org/news/2016/06/wordpress-4-5-3/.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • WordPress versions 4.5.2 and earlier


WHAT’S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to change a user's password.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY WEB SITE?
WordPress recommends updating your sites immediately:


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