SECURITY / MAINTENANCE UPDATE: WORDPRESS 4.7.1

Incident is resolved

WordPress today has issued a security release to WordPress core, which brings PHPMailer to it’s most stable version, while addressing several other vulnerabilities that you can read more about in release notes. Because you are a WP Engine customer, you do not have to take action at this time. Our team is working to issue more »

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WP Engine DNS Delays

Incident is resolved

CloudFlare, a popular DNS provider used by customers as well as WP Engine have reported DNS issues in multiple locations, you can find more information here https://www.cloudflarestatus.com/. DNS updates may take longer than normal and new install creation may be delayed due to these issues. We’ll provide further updates as they become available. [Update 6:15AM more »

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Emergency Security Maintenance for U.S. Datacenters

Incident is resolved

[Update 7:04 CST] At this time this maintenance has completed.   Hello, WP Engine will be conducting an emergency security maintenance today that will impact a subset of our customers located in U.S. datacenters. Recently, the Linux information security community identified a common vulnerability that exists within Linux kernels.  In order to address the vulnerability, more »

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Emergency Security Maintenance for European Datacenters

Incident is resolved

Hello, WP Engine will be conducting an emergency security maintenance today that will impact a subset of our customers located in European datacenters. Recently, the Linux information security community identified a common vulnerability that exists within Linux kernels.  In order to address the vulnerability, an update and reboot is required.  As such, WP Engine is more »

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Emergency Security Maintenance for Asia/Pacific Region

Incident is resolved

UPDATE: Maintenance for our Asia/Pacific datacenters has completed at this time. We appreciate your patience as we worked through this security update. Hello, WP Engine will be conducting an emergency security maintenance today that will impact a subset of our customers located in Asia/Pacific datacenters. Recently, the Linux information security community identified a common vulnerability more »

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Emergency Security Maintenance

Incident is resolved

UPDATE: Maintenance for our U.S. datacenters has completed at this time. We appreciate your patience as we worked through this security update. Hello, WP Engine will be conducting an emergency security maintenance today that may impact a subset of our customers located in U.S. datacenters. Recently, the Linux information security community identified a common vulnerability more »

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Emergency Security Maintenance

Incident is resolved

UPDATE: Maintenance for our European datacenters has completed at this time. We appreciate your patience as we worked through this security update.   WP Engine will be conducting an emergency security maintenance today that may impact a subset of our customers located in European datacenters. Recently, the Linux information security community identified a common vulnerability that exists more »

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Emergency Security Maintenance

Incident is resolved

UPDATE: Maintenance for our Asia/Pacific datacenters has completed at this time. We appreciate your patience as we worked through this security update. Hello, WP Engine will be conducting an emergency security maintenance today that may impact a subset of our Asia/Pacific-located customers. We want to provide as much information as we can, however as is common more »

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Emergency Security Maintenance Tonight

Incident is resolved

Hello, WP Engine will be conducting an emergency security maintenance tonight that may impact a subset of our Asia/Pacific-located customers. We want to provide as much information as we can, however as is common with security issues such as this, the details of this security advisory are currently under embargo. In order to implement the more »

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Emergency Security Maintenance Tonight

Incident is resolved

Hello, WP Engine will be conducting an emergency security maintenance tonight that will impact your sites. We want to provide as much information as we can, however as is common with security issues such as this, the details of this security advisory are currently under embargo. In order to implement the patch, WP Engine will more »

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