WordPress 2.8.5: Hardening Release - Agentpoint

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.

Ryan O'Grady

About Ryan O'Grady

Founding and operating digital web services businesses, Ryan has a passion for technology and over 10 years experience delivering online services to the classifieds verticals in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

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