WordPress Releases Security Updates

Last Updated: 11/29/2017

Security Notice Level


WordPress has released updates to address vulnerabilities that may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected website.

Affected Software

WordPress versions prior to 4.8.2


Upgrade to WordPress 4.8.2

Security Bulletin Name

WordPress 4.8.2 Security and Maintenance Release

Additional Information

Additional information about this vulnerability can be viewed at: https://wordpress.org/news/2017/09/wordpress-4-8-2-security-and-maintenance-release/

If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Center at 303-735-4357 (or 5-HELP from an on-campus phone) or help@colorado.edu.

Important definitions for this notice:
Urgent: severity represents a broad threat to the entire campus community including remotely exploitable administrator or root type attacks.
Severe: severity includes worms & web or email based exploits.
Important: severity includes viruses and local exploits for commonly used services.