On September 15, 2015, WordPress 4.0.8 was released to the public. This is a security update for all previous WordPress versions.
To download WordPress 4.0.8, update automatically from the Dashboard > Updates menu in your site's admin area or visit https://wordpress.org/download/release-archive/.
For step-by-step instructions on installing and updating WordPress:
If you are new to WordPress, we recommend that you begin with the following:
From the announcement post, WordPress 4.0.8 fixes two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities (CVE-2015-5714, CVE-2015-5715) and a potential privilege escalation.
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