WordPress has just announced WordPress 3.1.4, which includes a maintenance and security update for all previous versions.

WordPress says the new release incorporates several security fixes and hardening measures, particularly addressing one issue that could allow a malicious Editor-level user to gain further access to the site. Credit to WordPress developers Alexander Concha and Jon Cave who worked on the update.

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Download WordPress 3.1.4 here or update immediately from the Dashboard → Updates menu in your site’s admin area. Check out the Change Log for more details.