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Version 3.7.2

On April 8, 2014, WordPress 3.8.2 was released to the public and WordPress 3.7.2 was released as a automatic security update for WordPress 3.7.1.

Installation/Update Information

To download WordPress 3.7.2, update automatically from the Dashboard > Updates menu in your site's admin area or visit http://wordpress.org/download/release-archive/.

For step-by-step instructions on installing and updating WordPress:

If you are new to WordPress, we recommend that you begin with the following:

Summary

From the announcement post, this maintenance release addresses 9 bugs with version 3.7 and 3.7.1. It also fixes some security issues:

  • Potential authentication cookie forgery. CVE-2014-0166.
  • Privilege escalation: prevent contributors from publishing posts. CVE-2014-0165.
  • (Hardening) Pass along additional information when processing pingbacks to help hosts identify potentially abusive requests.
  • (Hardening) Fix a low-impact SQL injection by trusted users.
  • (Hardening) Prevent possible cross-domain scripting through Plupload, the third-party library WordPress uses for uploading files.

List of Files Revised

readme.html
wp-admin/about.php
wp-admin/includes/upgrade.php
wp-admin/includes/class-wp-upgrader.php
wp-admin/includes/update-core.php
wp-admin/includes/update.php
wp-admin/includes/post.php
wp-admin/includes/class-wp-posts-list-table.php
wp-includes/functions.php
wp-includes/update.php
wp-includes/js/plupload/plupload.silverlight.xap
wp-includes/pluggable.php
wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php
wp-includes/bookmark.php
wp-includes/option.php
wp-includes/version.php
wp-includes/cron.php
See also index of various WordPress Versions.