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02 December 2010, 11:13

WordPress 3.0.2 security update released

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WordPress Logo The WordPress development team has released version 3.0.2 of their popular open source blogging and publishing platform, a maintenance and security update for the 3.0.x branch of WordPress. According to the developers, the update addresses a security issue that could allow a malicious Author-level user to gain further access to a site. Other changes include additional security enhancements and various bug fixes. All users are advised to upgrade to the latest release as soon as possible.

More details about the release can be found in the official release announcement and in the Codex page for version 3.0.2. WordPress 3.0.2 is available to download from the project's web site – existing users can update automatically from the Dashboard Update menu under their site's admin area. WordPress is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

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