WordPress 4.8.3 Security Release

Security and Maintenance Update for WordPress WordPress 4.8.3 Release
Who will be effected? All customers using WordPress 4.8.2 or earlier

WordPress 4.8.3 is a Security release and is now available for download. Here is a summary of the updates:

  • Addresses isues of unsafe queries and potential SQL injection using $wpdb->prepare()
  • Increased security for WordPress core to prevent vulnerabilities
  • Behavior change for the esc_sql() function

WordPress 4.8.3 can be downloaded here, or you can login to the WordPress Adminstrator and click on the Update Now option. For the official release announcement, please see this post on the WordPress.org website.

Arnel Custodio Technical Writer; WordPress Contributor & Volunteer

As a writer for InMotion Hosting, Arnel has always aimed to share helpful information and provide knowledge that will help solve problems and aid in achieving goals. He's also been active with WordPress local community groups and events since 2004.

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