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WordPress 5.2.3 Patches Several XSS Vulnerabilities

September 5, 2019


WordPress developers on Thursday announced the availability of version 5.2.3, a maintenance and security release that includes 29 fixes and enhancements, along with several security patches.

As far as security is concerned, WordPress 5.2.3 mostly patches cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. Two of them have been reported by Simon Scannell of RIPS Technologies, including XSS bugs in post previews and in stored comments.

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