WordPress 4.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

If you are not on our WordPress managed plan, we recommend that you update your version immediately. Read more...

WordPress 4.7 has beendownloaded over 10 million timessince its release on December 6, 2016and we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.7.1. This is asecurity releasefor all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

WordPress versions 4.7 and earlier are affected by eight security issues:

  1. Remote code execution (RCE) in PHPMailer No specific issue appears to affect WordPressor any of the major plugins we investigated but,...

Read more @https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-1-security-and-maintenance-release/