Earlier today, WordPress released a security update to version 4.2.3. We highly recommend that all customers update to this latest version (WordPress 4.2.3) immediately. This update is considered a critical security release for all previous versions of WordPress.

This security update corrects a cross-site scripting vulnerability, which would allow an anonymous user to exploit a site. The security release also includes a fix for an issue where it was possible for a user with "Subscriber" permissions to create a draft using Quick Draft. This new release also has roughly 20 fixes for bugs previously reported. Information on the bugs and their fixes can be seen here.

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