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Fri 10/02/17 at 17:29
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Freeola Tweeted earlier today about a security issue for Wordpress users. It also gets a mention on the Service Status page.

But I thought it was also worth posting here.
I checked a forum regulars website and noticed they need to update...!

Here's the Status page text: I corrected the spelling! ;¬)

Customers who use Wordpress to manage their website(s) are strongly encouraged to update their installation to the latest version of Wordpress, which is 4.7.2 as of 10/02/2017.
A security vulnerability in all earlier versions of the software make Wordpress site susceptible to being compromised.
Please see the https://make.wordpress.org/core/2017/02/01/disclosure-of-additional-security-fix-in-wordpress-4-7-2/

This is a security vulnerability with the Wordpress software and not with Freeola's hosting.

[s]Hmmm...[/s]
Thu 02/03/17 at 13:23
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No problem.

FYI Your site isn't loading for me atm?
Hopefully the update didn't upset things?

This site canít be reached
...took too long to respond.



[s]Hmmm...[/s]

EDIT: Freeola have just updated the status page and also Tweeted.
Just bad timing - doesn't look like your update :¨)

Post edited by Hmmm... on 02/03/2017 at 13:31.
Thu 02/03/17 at 09:57
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Meant to say thanks for this Hmmm...

Made the changes when you pointed this out.
Fri 10/02/17 at 17:29
Moderator
"Are you sure?"
Posts: 5,000
Freeola Tweeted earlier today about a security issue for Wordpress users. It also gets a mention on the Service Status page.

But I thought it was also worth posting here.
I checked a forum regulars website and noticed they need to update...!

Here's the Status page text: I corrected the spelling! ;¬)

Customers who use Wordpress to manage their website(s) are strongly encouraged to update their installation to the latest version of Wordpress, which is 4.7.2 as of 10/02/2017.
A security vulnerability in all earlier versions of the software make Wordpress site susceptible to being compromised.
Please see the https://make.wordpress.org/core/2017/02/01/disclosure-of-additional-security-fix-in-wordpress-4-7-2/

This is a security vulnerability with the Wordpress software and not with Freeola's hosting.

[s]Hmmm...[/s]

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