Security Update:Updates for WordPress Released to Address 8 Security Vulnerabilities and 62 Software Bugs
Date and Time
WordPress 4.7 (and below) Users
WordPress announced the release of 4.7.1 to address 8 security vulnerabilities and 62 ‘bugs’.
Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements, software enhancements and affected software refer to WordPress 4.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release at https://wordpress.org/news/.
- WordPress versions 4.7 and earlier
WHAT’S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of one of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to inject client-side scripts into web pages to bypass access controls.
HOW DO I PROTECT MY WEB SITE?
WordPress recommends updating your sites immediately:
- WordPress 4.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release at https://wordpress.org/news/
- IT Security - https://it.ucsf.edu/security