Another version of WordPress has been released with better security options. The WordPress.org blog post strongly encourage to update the new version immediately in order to enjoy more secured blogging with WordPress.
The WordPress 3.8.2 comes with 9 different bugs’ fixes and 3 security hardenings. Some of the weaknesses described in their blog post. The major resolved flaws in the updated version are:
Now the attackers on your website will see some forging authentication cookies and reduce the chance to hack your website. The new update disallow the users to publish posts as a contributor on your website.
According to the blog post the bugs fixed after a long discussion and the higher security team consult about this update that contains a long list of changes and release notes.
WordPress 3.8.2 is now available for download or you may updated it from your Dashboard, where you can simply click “Update Now.” However, those websites that are integrated with auto updates will be updated automatically.
You should keep in touch with us because the team is also testing WordPress 3.9 that would available soon.