WordPress releases an important security update, users should update immediately: SSO Alert Priority Moderate
A new version of the popular blogging platform WordPress has been released. Version 3.6.1 fixes a number of important security issues. If you use WordPress you are advised to update immediately.
In particular, the new version fixes a flaw that has been demonstrated to be exploitable in the wild, and could potentially allow an attacker to gain unauthorised access to your WordPress account.
Protecting your system
If you use WordPress you should update your system to the latest version.
A detailed description of how to update is available from WordPress.
You should also enable its automatic update feature.
Keeping your software up to date is one of the most important steps for protecting your data and identity.
The information provided here is of a general nature. Everyone's circumstances are different. If you require specific advice you should contact your local technical support provider.
Information provided by the Internet Commerce Security Laboratory, www.icsl.com.au.
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