WordPress 4.9.1 Addresses Four Security Issues

Automattic has identified four security issues which could potentially be exploited as part of a multi-vector attack.  These issues have been patched in WordPress version 4.9.1.

Security Risk: Medium

Action:

  1. Update immediately to 4.9.1
  2. It is recommended that automatic updates be enabled 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

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