Team WordPress released today it’s latest update for the WordPress CMS platform. This is not a major release but more of a security fix to address the following issues.
Three external libraries included in WordPress received security updates:
WordPress 3.3.2 also addresses:
If you have modified any of your WordPress core files, here are the file that will be affected with this update.
wp-comments-post.php wp-includes/version.php wp-includes/js/swfobject.js wp-includes/js/plupload/plupload.html4.js wp-includes/js/plupload/plupload.silverlight.xap wp-includes/js/plupload/plupload.html5.js wp-includes/js/plupload/changelog.txt wp-includes/js/plupload/plupload.silverlight.js wp-includes/js/plupload/plupload.flash.js wp-includes/js/plupload/handlers.dev.js wp-includes/js/plupload/plupload.flash.swf wp-includes/js/plupload/plupload.js wp-includes/js/swfupload/swfupload.swf wp-includes/wp-db.php wp-includes/formatting.php wp-includes/capabilities.php wp-includes/kses.php wp-includes/script-loader.php wp-includes/ms-functions.php readme.html wp-admin/about.php wp-admin/includes/update-core.php wp-admin/plugins.php wp-admin/press-this.php wp-admin/setup-config.php
Here are some things you should consider before hitting the update button in WordPress.
If you answered no or I’m not sure, then I would wait and see other site owners response to the update. Also make sure you have backup your site and database and know how to restore it if anything goes wrong.
+Anderson Curry is publisher of Digital Life CEO and Managing Partner at ECS Media Interactive, an Internet marketing agency. Anderson has more than 20 years experience in the technology and marketing industries. He regularly writes and speaks on brand development, social media, technology, and the emergence of the new digital CEO.