WordPress 4.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress has gotten a new update. WordPress 4.2.3 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions, it’s strongly recommended that you update your sites immediately to this release to make sure your website is secured.

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There are a couple of main security fixes in this release:

WordPress versions 4.2.2 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could allow anonymous users to compromise a site.

Also there is a fix for an issue where it was possible for a user with Subscriber permissions to create a draft through Quick Draft.

This latest version of WordPress 4.2.3 also contains fixes for 20 bugs from 4.2. For more information, see the release notes or consult the list of changes.

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