WordPress 2.8.5

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WordPress 2.8.5 is out. It’s a security release to futher secure the default WordPress  installs.

The major fixes bundled with this release are;

  • A fix for the Trackback Denial-of-Service attack that is currently being seen.
  • Removal of areas within the code where php code in variables was evaluated.
  • Switched the file upload functionality to be whitelisted for all users including Admins.
  • Retiring of the two importers of Tag data from old plugins.

This is a recommended update so make sure to update your WordPress install ASAP. Download WordPress 2.8.5 or let the automatic upgrade feature kick in and do this for you.

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