WordPress 4.7.3 Security and Maintenance Release

By |2018-01-19T23:49:26+00:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: WordPress|0 Comments

WordPress has issued a security release to WordPress core, (WordPress 4.7.3) which fixes a few known vulnerabilities. You can read more about this in WordPress’ official release notes.

If you are a SpiderSavvy customer, you do not have to take action at this time. We are working to issue patches across our platform to upgrade affected installs to their next stable version.

We’ve got your back. As always, thank you for trusting SpiderSavvy to host your WordPress sites. Automated security updates like these are part of our promise to deliver a secure WordPress experience while ensuring the security of our customers.

WordPress 4.7.3 has just been released in a series of recent security releases for WordPress core. WordPress 4.7.2 was released on January 26th to fix a now famous WordPress defacement vulnerability. WordPress 4.7.1 was released on January 11th which fixed a vulnerability in PHPMailer. WordPress 4.7.3 also contains 39 maintenance fixes to fix a range of non-security related issues.

The Department of Homeland Security released an upgrade advisory via US-CERT’s National Cyber Awareness System:

The Department of Homeland Security released an upgrade advisory via US-CERT’s National Cyber Awareness System:

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