WordPress Security Release: WP Engine Upgrading Now 4/27


Update 4/30 12:00pm Central: We have concluded our investigations and will be resuming the upgrades for our platform, all customers should be upgraded appropriately in the next 24 hours.

Update 12:30am Central: As new information about the vulnerability surfaced on Social Media, we have paused the WordPress update to continue investigation. We have made additional platform changes that ensure your sites are not at risk. We will resume upgrades once we have a full understanding of the issue and clear path forward.


WordPress has announced and released a security update to close a recently announced vulnerability in WordPress. As your Managed WordPress Platform, we are already updating customer sites, so sit back and relax. Customers will receive the appropriate release based on their current WordPress version. This release covers all versions back to 3.7.x and will be upgraded in accordance with our policy to automatically upgrade all sites when a security version is released. For more information on our WordPress upgrade process you can review our Support Garage Article Here

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