The latest version of WordPress has been thrown out the door and into the hands of WordPress users. This release has been dubbed a security hardening release because more preventive measures have been put in place to make WordPress more secure. [...]
WordPress 2.8.2 is now available. It’s a security upgrade that fixes a possible exploit.
Unfortunately, I missed some places when fixing the privilege escalation issues for 2.8.1. Luckily, the entire WordPress community has our backs. Several folks in the community dug deeper and discovered areas that were overlooked. [...]
WordPress 2.8.1 is now available to the public and can be downloaded from here. The latest WordPress release includes a number of bug fixes as seen in the list below: Certain themes were calling get_categories() in such a way that it would fail in 2.8. 2.8.1 works around this so these themes won’t have to [...]