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WordPress 4.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and it is strongly encouraged to update your sites immediately.

The 4.3.1 release addresses three issues, including two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential privilege escalation.

  • WordPress versions 4.3 and earlier are vulnerable to a cross-site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags;
  • A separate cross-site scripting vulnerability was found in the user list table. Reported by Ben Bidner of the WordPress security team.
  • Finally, in certain cases, users without proper permissions could publish private posts and make them sticky

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