July 5, 2018 – WordPress version 4.9.7 has been released. This update is a security and maintenance release pertaining to all versions since WordPress 3.7. WordPress versions 4.9.6 and earlier are affected by a vulnerability in the media feature that has potential to allow a user with certain capabilities to delete files outside of the uploads directory.
Additionally, 17 other bugs were fixed in the WordPress 4.9.7 release. A few noteworthy fixes include:
More information on the WordPress 4.9.7 release.
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