Two weeks ago, WordPress released security update version 2.8.2 of their besting selling blogging software. However, they’ve seem to uncovered a few other security holes since then and has released another security update.
Unfortunately, I missed some places when fixing the privilege escalation issues for 2.8.1. Luckily, the entire WordPress community has our backs. Several folks in the community dug deeper and discovered areas that were overlooked. With their help, the remaining issues are fixed in 2.8.3. Since this is a security release, upgrading is highly recommended.
The update affect 36 files. A simple upload and replace will do it or you can use the auto updater built into the WordPress admin. The update doesn’t affect the database.
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