WordPress 3.3.1 Is Out – Fixes XSS Vulnerability

The updated version of the WordPress software, WordPress 3.3.1, is now out to the public for download. A WordPress user can now download this new updated WordPress version from the WordPress site or right from the dashboard. If you find any notification at the top of your WordPress dashboard “WordPress 3.3.1 is available! Please notify the site administrator.“, do update your WordPress version or ping your admin to update the software.


This open source blogging platform, WordPress lately released WordPress 3.3 version which came with many high quality features. Some of the noteworthy features include Drag-and-Drop media uploading and a better dashboard.

This minor update, WordPress 3.3.1, is said to fix one of the biggest vulnerability problems that many users experienced in WordPress 3.3. The bug was said to be a easy-to-exploit cross site scripting that allows users to exploit a WordPress site by posting article comments. But this updated version, WordPress 3.3.1 came just in time to fix this major issue.

Also, WordPress 3.3.1 is said to come with 15+ bugs fixed. The entire list of bugs in WordPress 3.3 and their clearance are mentioned here : Custom Query – WordPress Trac

If you want to download this updated WordPress version, WordPress 3.3.1, do head to WordPress download section and hit the Download WordPress 3.3.1 button available over there, or ping your site admin to update your WordPress version right from the dashboard.

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