WordPress 2.8.5

WordPress 2.8.5 has been released. This release makes your WordPress even more secure:

  • A fix for the Trackback Denial-of-Service attack that is currently being seen.
  • Removal of areas within the code where php code in variables was evaluated.
  • Switched the file upload functionality to be whitelisted for all users including Admins.
  • Retiring of the two importers of Tag data from old plugins.

Changelog: WordPress 2.8.5
Download: WordPress 2.8.5
Download: Modified files since WordPress 2.8.4

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8 thoughts on “WordPress 2.8.5”

  1. I don’t understand why they released the new version so quickly after the last update 2 months ago.
    I don’t see any changing in this new version. It’s not really necessary to upgrade.

  2. Saw this update Yesterday and the first thing which I did
    was Backup my Db and updated the wordpress. Though wordpress are releasing very quick update.. 😐

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