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Plex Media Server update is now available

The Plex team has rolled out a quick fix release for Plex Media Server. This minor release bumps up the version of PMS to and focuses on two Windows-related bug fixes. If you’re running Plex on Windows, this may be a good time to run the updater sooner than later. Here’s what is new and how to go about installing the update on a NAS.

What’s new in Plex Media Server

As mentioned above, this update is dedicated to a few Windows fixes relating to the PMS auto-updater service. A bug was discovered that allowed a local unprivileged user to cause a denial of service on the server.


  • (Windows) Certain Windows region settings could cause unexpected behaviour in some operations like scanning (#14304)
  • (Windows) Fixed potential file delete/overwrite in updater by an unprivileged user (#14370)

How to install this Plex Media Server update

Package Manager DSM 7
Plex in Package Manager DSM 7. (Source: NAS Master)

Installing the latest version of Plex Media Server couldn’t be easier. Should you be running the software on the best NAS for Plex, all you need to do is run the update process using the enclosure’s web UI. If you’d want to do it manually, download the update from Plex and upload it to your NAS for installation.

We’ve written some guides on how to install and update Plex Media Server for specific NAS brands:

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