WordPress & Joomla – Release Summary – September 2016

WordPress.org
  • Current release: 4.6.1
    NEW
    SECURITY RELEASE
    – released September 7, 2016
  • Next scheduled release: 4.7, December 6, 2016
Joomla.org
  • No new releases this month
  • Current release: 3.6.2 – released August 4, 2016
  • Previous release: 3.6.1
    SECURITY RELEASE
    – released August 3, 2016
    Note: there is a special procedure to update to 3.6.1.
  • Next scheduled release: 3.7, 3rd quarter, 2016

Remember, keeping your website software up to date is critically important for website security. Out of date software is a major factor contributing to malware infection and hacker intrusions. For more information, see Software Maintenance & Website Security.

SECURITY RELEASE
indicates that security problems have been found in an earlier release and are being fixed in this release. It’s crucial that you update to this release as soon as possible to maximize your site’s security against malware and hackers.

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