WordPress 4.9.5 Security and Maintenance Release

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The WordPress Security Team just announced a security and maintenance release for all versions of WordPress since 3.7

WordPress versions 4.9.4 and earlier were affected by three recently discovered security issues. In addition, twenty-five other bugs were fixed in this WordPress 4.9.5 release.


WordPress Security Release

Particularly of note were:

  • The previous styles on caption shortcodes have been restored.
  • Cropping on touch screen devices is now supported.
  • A variety of strings such as error messages have been updated for better clarity.
  • The position of an attachment placeholder during uploads has been fixed.
  • Custom nonce functionality in the REST API JavaScript client has been made consistent throughout the code base.
  • Improved compatibility with PHP 7.2



As of this posting, all ENDURTECH clients whose websites are powered by WordPress have been updated to this latest release.


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