Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Download new version (2.3.3) of Wordpress

Wordpress, one of the best blogging software, has released a new version Wordpress 2.3.3 for download. Wordpress urges everyone who uses Wordpress should upgrade to it because there are some serious security issues that this upgrade would patch.

“A flaw was found in Wordpress XML-RPC implementation such that a specially crafted request would allow any valid user to edit posts of any other user on that blog.”

You can read the complete post at: http://wordpress.org/development/2008/02/wordpress-233/

Apart from these security vulnerability, there are some known flaws already exists which is already being exploited, hope these issues also been fixed in the new upgrade.

Finally, its best practices to keep your password strong i.e. mix up of alphanumeric and special character also it is recommended that you should change your password at regular intervals, after all there is the great saying “precautions is the best cure”