WordPress update 3.1.3

Another update that WordPress owners should be aware – grabbed this from the WordPress site earlier …..


WordPress 3.1.3

WordPress 3.1.3 is available now and is a security update for all previous versions. It contains the following security fixes and enhancements:

  • 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.


Any one who is not patching their WordPress sites is asking for trouble and given that it can be as little as a minute to complete perhaps its time to factor in a backup and an update to keep your blog safe and performant.