Delving Deeper into WordPress 4.7.5 and Above

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WordPress 4.7.5 is the now for available for the users. This release is to cover up the security issues prevailing in their previous versions and therefore it is strongly recommended to update your WordPress websites. Security issues in WordPress versions 4.7.4 and above: Insufficient redirect validation in the HTTP class. Sam Thomas reported about the inappropriate handling of post meta data values in the XML-RPC API. Ben Bidner who works with WordPress Security Team reported a lack of capability checks for post meta data in the XML-RPC API. Yorick Koster reported Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) loophole was uncovered in the filesystem credentials dialog. Ronni Skansing reported a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability while uploading very large files. Weston Ruter of the WordPress Security Team reported cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was uncovered related to the Customizer. Apart from these aforementioned security breaches, WordPress 4.7.5 also includes 3 maintenance issues prevailing in the 4.7 series which might have an impact on WordPress web development services across the globe. In order to know more about this, you can check out the release notes or list of changes. How to use WordPress 4.7.5? In order to incorporate WordPress 4.7.5, you can download WordPress 4.7.5 or go to the Dashboard → Updates and click on “Update Now.” If your website supports automatic background updates then they were automatically updated to WordPress 4.7.5. WordPress 4.8 release candidate is out! WordPress 4.8 release candidate is now available in the market. RC is our final version of the