WordPress 4.2.4 Security Release

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WordPress 4.2.4 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.

WordPress 4.2.4 addresses six issues, including three cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential SQL injection that could be used to compromise a site. It also includes a fix for a potential timing side-channel attack and prevents an attacker from locking a post from being edited.

WordPress 4.2.4 also fixes four bugs. For more information on all of the changes, see the release notes or consult the list of changes.

Download WordPress 4.2.4 or venture over to Dashboard → Updates and simply click “Update Now.” Sites that support automatic background updates are already beginning to update to WordPress 4.2.4.

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