WordPress 4.7.3 Security Update

WordPress 4.7.3 was released on March 6 and contains 39 maintenance fixes and fixes following six security issues:

  1. Cross-site scripting (XSS) via media file metadata.
  2. Control characters can trick redirect URL validation.
  3. Unintended files can be deleted by administrators using the plugin deletion functionality.
  4. Cross-site scripting (XSS) via video URL in YouTube embeds.
  5. Cross-site scripting (XSS) via taxonomy term names.
  6. Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) in Press This leading to excessive use of server resources.

An official list can be found here.

Remember to backup and install security related updates fast.

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