WordPress 4.2.3 Security Release

WordPress 4.2.3 is now available for download and upgrade.

This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

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WordPress versions 4.2.2 and earlier are affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could allow users with the Contributor or Author role to compromise a site.

Version 4.2.3 fixed an issue where it was possible for a user with Subscriber permissions to create a draft through Quick Draft and it contains fixes for 20 bugs from 4.2.

For more information on all of the changes, see the release notes or consult the list of changes.

Download WordPress 4.2.3 or venture over to Dashboard → Updates and simply click “Update Now.” Sites that support automatic background updates are already beginning to update to WordPress 4.2.3.