WordPress today released version 4.4.2, a security and maintenance update that fixes 19 bugs identified in previous versions of WordPress.

WordPress 4.4.2 addresses two security issues: a possible XSS for certain local URLs and an open redirection attack. This update also fixes 17 bugs from 4.4 and 4.4.1. You can find more information on WordPress 4.4.2 on the WordPress blog.

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Automatic WordPress updates are one of the many benefits you receive when you choose WP Engine as your managed WordPress hosting provider. As always, thank you for being a WP Engine customer and thank you for trusting us to keep your sites safe, secure, and up-to-date.