Version 4.6.10

On 16 January, 2018, WordPress 4.6.10 was released to the public.

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Summary Summary

From the WordPress 4.9.2 release post: WordPress versions 4.9 and earlier are affected by an XSS vulnerability in the Flash fallback files in MediaElement 4.x. The following fixes have been implemented in this release:

  1. Upgrade: When deleting old files, if deletion fails attempt to empty the file instead. (#42963)
  2. External Libraries: Remove unnecessary / obsoleted MediaElement.js files. (#42720)

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List of Files Revised List of Files Revised

wp-includes/version.php
wp-includes/js/mediaelement/silverlightmediaelement.xap
wp-includes/js/mediaelement/flashmediaelement.swf
wp-admin/about.php
wp-admin/includes/update-core.php