Version 4.3.6

On 7 Sept, 2016, WordPress 4.3.6 was released to the public.

Installation/Update Information

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From the WordPress 4.6.1 release post: WordPress versions 4.6 and earlier are affected by two security issues: a cross-site scripting vulnerability via image filename, reported by SumOfPwn researcher Cengiz Han Sahin; and a path traversal vulnerability in the upgrade package uploader, reported by Dominik Schilling from the WordPress security team.

This release also includes a fix that prevents `dbDelta()` from trying to downgrade the size of `TEXT` and `BLOB` columns. See WordPress core ticket #36748 for more information.

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