WordPress 3.4.2 hardens security

By | September 9, 2012

Source: Help Net Security

In this article “WordPress 3.4.2, now available for download, is a maintenance and security release for all previous versions.


After nearly 15 million downloads since 3.4 was released not three months ago, the developers identified and fixed a number of bugs, including:

  • Fix some issues with older browsers in the administration area.
  • Fix an issue where a theme may not preview correctly, or its screenshot may not be displayed.
  • Improve plugin compatibility with the visual editor.
  • Address pagination problems with some category permalink structures.
  • Avoid errors with both oEmbed providers and trackbacks.
  • Prevent improperly sized header images from being uploaded.

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