WordPress on November twenty nine two thousand seventeen released maintenance and security update 4.9.1. This is an update for all previous versions of WordPress since version 3.7. This update includes four new security and eleven bug fixes.
These four security issues could become exploited during a multi vector attack on your WordPress website.
* properly created newbloguser key
* html language elements
* really simple syndication and atom feeds
* theme template files caching
* editing theme and template files on windows servers
You can update your version of WordPress to 4.9.1 by clicking on your “Dashboard” if not already there. Then select “Updates”. Finally click on “Update Now”.
If your WordPress site was configured with automatic background updates, then you should already be updated to 4.9.1. Also, you can download update 4.9.1 directly from WordPress.org. Finally, check out this WordPress 4.9.1 update blog post for more details.