WordPress 4.8.3 Addresses Serious SQL Vulnerability

Automattic (the web development corporation) has identified a serious SQL injection vulnerability flaw in WordPress that has now been patched in WordPress version 4.8.3. 

Security Risk: High

Recommended Action:

1.      Update any WordPress site immediately to version 4.8.3

2.      Enable automatic updates on WordPress sites

WordPress websites and blogs hosted by CTLT

If your WordPress website is hosted by CTLT cms.ubc.ca, or your blog is hosted on blogs.ubc.ca, CTLT has addressed the upgrade already.

Additional Information

https://wordpress.org/news/2017/10/wordpress-4-8-3-security-release/

If you have any questions, please contact security@ubc.ca