October 21st, 2009 by Keith

WordPress 2.8.5 Released

Posted in Fun Stuff, Linux, Mac OS, Site News, Web Apps, Windows

WordPress IconsAs usual, WordPress developers have released the next version of WordPress 2.8.5, in an attempt to improve security on the 2.8.x family releases.

There is no new features released in this version, but bug fixes are included in this release.

Some of the changes include:

  • * 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.

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WordPress 2.8.5

2 Responses to “WordPress 2.8.5 Released”

  1. V.C Says:

    I don’t understand why they released the new version so quickly after the last update 2 months ago.
    I don’t see any changing in this new version. It’s not really necessary to upgrade.

  2. Harsh Agrawal Says:

    Saw this update Yesterday and the first thing which I did
    was Backup my Db and updated the wordpress. Though wordpress are releasing very quick update.. :|

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