WordPress 3.6.1 Released as a Maintenance…

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WordPress 3.6.1 Released as a Maintenance and Security ReleaseSeptember 12, 2013Add Comment2 Min Read Narender Singhsingh_nskAdd Comment Share This! Facebook Twitter Google Plus Pinterest WhatsAppWordPress, the most popular blogging and website CMS in the world has recently received a new update to fix some of the bugs and security issues that were found in the previous 3.6 release. (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); WordPress 3.6.1 Improvements and ChangelogFollowing are the improvements in the WordPress 3.6.1 release as noted by the WordPress news blog. Block unsafe PHP unserialization that could occur in limited situations and setups, which can lead to remote code execution. Prevent a user with an Author role, using a specially crafted request, from being able to create a post “written by” another user. Fix insufficient input validation that could result in redirecting or leading a user to another website. Some further details can be traced from the WordPress download release pages. Find it belowRemote Code Execution: Block unsafe PHP de-serialization that could occur in limited situations and setups, which can lead to remote code execution. Link Injection / Open Redirect: Fix insufficient input validation that could result in redirecting or leading a user to another website. Privilege Escalation: Prevent a user with an Author role, using a specially crafted request, from being able to create a post “written by” another user. Updating to WordPress 3.6.1The update will be available to all the existing WordPress users trough the Update System in the WordPress installs. If it doesn’t inform you about the update, Open your dashboard and Click on Updates. Do a manual check for updates here. For new users, you can download WordPress 3.6.1 from the WordPress downloads page. (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Share Tweet +1 TagsWordPress UpdatesYou may also like Display the Last Updated Date in WooThemes CanvasJanuary 2, 2014 Automatically Share WordPress Posts to Google Plus Profile/PageDecember 19, 2013 Cloak Affiliate Links using Simple URLs for WordPressDecember 17, 2013Add CommentClick here to post a comment Cancel replyCommentName * Email * Email me when somebody replies to my comment. Connect with UsYou can follow us on these social media networks and stay updated. facebooktwittergoogle-plusrssRecent Posts How to Disable News Feed & Notifications in Opera Apps for Android Pin Chats in WhatsApp to Keep Them at the Top of the List Check if Your Windows 10 PC is Updated to the Creators Update or Not The Difference Between Windows 10 S and Windows 10: Which is Better? Download ShareIt for Windows PC Running Windows 10, 8 or 7 (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({});Recent Commentsmanzz on 8 Issues Frequently Faced by YU Yureka Usersmanzz on 8 Issues Frequently Faced by YU Yureka UsersMunnu on How to Use Reliance Jio 4G VoLTE SIM in Intex Aqua Fish (Sailfish)Narender Singh on How to Download Songs or other Audio from TumblrMr. Right on How to Clear All Messages from WhatsApp Group without LeavingPopular Posts Fix – Apps Not Downloading from Play Store in OnePlus 3/3T After Nougat Update3 Min Read Unlock Bootloader & Get Root Access in Lumia/Windows Phone2 Min Read How to Downgrade Asus Zenfone 2 from Marshmallow to Lollipop3 Min Read Xiaomi Mi Pocket WiFi USB Router/Adapter Setup Guide in English4 Min Read How to Manually Update Zenfone 2 ZE551ML & ZE550ML to Marshmallow6 Min Readfacebooktwittergoogle-plusrssGet more stuffSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing. Something went wrong. we respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously

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