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WordPress Announcements News and Information

WordPress 4.7.3 Released

WordPress 4.7.3 has been released to fix security issues in earlier versions and maintenance fixes.

Fixed issue are:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) via media file metadata. Reported by Chris Andrè Dale, Yorick Koster, and Simon P. Briggs.
Control characters can trick redirect URL validation. Reported by Daniel Chatfield.
Unintended files can be deleted by administrators using the plugin deletion functionality. Reported by xuliang.
Cross-site scripting (XSS) via video URL in YouTube embeds. Reported by Marc Montpas.
Cross-site scripting (XSS) via taxonomy term names. Reported by Delta.
Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) in Press This leading to excessive use of server resources. Reported by Sipke Mellema.

WordPress 4.7.3 ALSO contains 39 maintenance fixes to the 4.7 release series.

Changed files are listed at: https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.3

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