21 June 2016
WordPress version 4.2.9 is now available.
Upgrading to WordPress 4.2.9
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What's New in WordPress 4.2.9
- Redirect bypass in the customizer, reported by Yassine Aboukir.
- Two different XSS problems via attachment names, reported by Jouko Pynnönen and Divyesh Prajapati.
- Revision history information disclosure, reported independently by John Blackbourn from the WordPress security team and by Dan Moen.
- oEmbed denial of service reported by Jennifer Dodd from Automatic.
- Unauthorized category removal from a post, reported by David Herrera from Alley Interactive.
- Password change via stolen cookie, reported by Michael Adams from the WordPress security team.
- Less secure sanitize_file_name edge cases reported by Peter Westwood of the WordPress security team.