WordPress 5.2.4 Security Release, Quick Update your WordPress Site!

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WordPress 5.2.4 Security Update Release and earlier are affected by these bugs, Please update your WordPress site

This security release fixes 6 security issues.

Security Updates

  • Props to Evan Ricafort for finding an issue where stored XSS (cross-site scripting) could be added via the Customizer.
  • Props to J.D. Grimes who found and disclosed a method of viewing unauthenticated posts.
  • Props to Weston Ruter for finding a way to create a stored XSS to inject Javascript into style tags.
  • Props to David Newman for highlighting a method to poison the cache of JSON GET requests via the Vary: Origin header.
  • Props to Eugene Kolodenker who found a server-side request forgery in the way that URLs are validated.
  • Props to Ben Bidner of the WordPress Security Team who discovered issues related to referrer validation in the admin.

You can download WordPress 5.2.4 or visit Dashboard → Updates and click Update Now. Sites that support automatic background updates have already started to update automatically.

View the full list of changes on the 5.2.4 documentation page.


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