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WordPress 2.8.2 and Other Updates

Posted on July 20, 2009  in Blog Experiences

I updated to WordPress 2.8.2 today. I know it’s been 2 weeks since I updated to 2.8.1 and you might be wondering why the WP updates seems so fast nowadays. Quoting official wordpress site:

WordPress 2.8.2 fixes an XSS vulnerability. Comment author URLs were not fully sanitized when displayed in the admin. This could be exploited to redirect you away from the admin to another site. Download 2.8.2 or automatically upgrade from the Tools->Upgrade page of your blog’s admin.

I know the risks and damage potential of cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities and the need to patch it as soon as possible hence this speedy action. Thanks to the wordpress devs for the quick patch availability.

And similar to my other wordpress updates post, I am sharing some topics that I am brewing for this blog. For me this is an good practice and benefit is 2 parts

  1. To inform the readers on what to expect next
  2. Put some pressure on me (the author) to stick to the blog post game plan.

For the next two weeks I plan to write something about:

Sorry if the topics are vague or misleading. But I will try to give details when its ready, so watch out for it ok?