WordPress 2.8.5: Hardening Release

In anticipation for the release of WordPress 2.9 there has just been a recent release of WordPress 2.8.5. Some updates include: The headline changes in this release are: A fix for the Trackback Denial-of-Service attack that is currently being seen. Removal of areas within the code where php code in variables was evaluated. Switched the […]

By Ryan O'Grady • Posted on Oct 22, 2009

In anticipation for the release of WordPress 2.9 there has just been a recent release of WordPress 2.8.5. Some updates include:

The headline changes in this release are:

  • A fix for the Trackback Denial-of-Service attack that is currently being seen.
  • Removal of areas within the code where php code in variables was evaluated.
  • Switched the file upload functionality to be whitelisted for all users including Admins.
  • Retiring of the two importers of Tag data from old plugins.

Can’t wait for wp 2.9 they are currently beta testing it so Agentpoint will get involved with that.