Hey all! WordPress just released a new security update in Version 3.1.3 offering security hardening, fixes, improved file security, and protection against “clickjacking.” Be sure to upgrade now and take advantage of these awesome improvements.

(mt) users who already have WordPress can upgrade with a couple clicks in their WordPress admin panel. For step by step instructions, visit the official WordPress upgrade page.

If you don’t have WordPress installed on your (mt) server just yet, we provide a 1-Click installer in the AccountCenter for (gs) users, and (dv) users can install from their Application Catalog.

WordPress 3.1.3 Highlights

  • Various security hardening by Alexander Concha.
  • Taxonomy query hardening by John Lamansky.
  • Prevent sniffing out user names of non-authors by using canonical redirects. Props Verónica Valeros.
  • Media security fixes by Richard Lundeen of Microsoft, Jesse Ou of Microsoft, and Microsoft Vulnerability Research.
  • Improves file upload security on hosts with dangerous security settings.
  • Cleans up old WordPress import files if the import does not finish.
  • Introduce “clickjacking” protection in modern browsers on admin and login pages.
  • Check out the change log for more details.