Issue: WordPress has released an update (4.4.2). This is a Security and maintenance update. The majority of people with the current version of WordPress will see the version automatically upgrade. You can also download the update of the WordPress site immediately.
Status: WordPress 4.42 is released and available
Who's affected?This update is for anyone running WordPress 4.4.1 or lower.

We recommend all customers update to the 4.42 version immediately. This is release updates all previous versions of WordPress and addresses security and previously noted bugs.

Why was this update released?

The official post indicated that this was a security and maintenance release. There were two security issues addressed and 17 bugs from version 4.4 and 4.4.1. Please see list of changes for a comprehensive view of what was changed.

What should you do?

  • If your version of WordPress has not automatically updated, then update it manually
  • Make sure that you check your themes and plugins for updates as well.
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