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WPTavern: WordPress 4.8.2 Patches Eight Security Vulnerabilities

WPTavern: WordPress 4.8.2 Patches Eight Security Vulnerabilities

WordPress 4.8.2 is available for download and users are encouraged to update as soon as possible. This release patches eight security vulnerabilities and has six maintenance related fixes. Hardening was also added to WordPress core to prevent plugins and themes from accidentally causing a vulnerability through $wpdb->prepare() which can create unexpected and unsafe queries leading to potential SQL injection (SQLi).

To see a full list of changes, check out the release notes. Auto updates are rolling out to sites that support them but if you’d like to update manually, you can browse to Dashboard – Updates and click the Update Now button.



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