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An Unexpected WordPress 2.8.2 Security Patch

By • Jul 20th, 2009 • Filed under: Open-Source, Security, WordPress

An unexpected upgrade of the WordPress blogging platform has been released. WordPress 2.8.1 was released roughly two weeks ago, and nobody expected WordPress 2.8.2 to come out so soon. The upgrade or security patch fixes an XSS vulnerability. The upgrade note says the vulnerability could be exploited this way: “Comment author URLs were not fully […]