Attention all Managed WordPress Managed Clients and Self-Managed Clients
UPDATED: WordPress 5.3.2 will be released on Thursday, December 18, 2019. If your WordPress install is currently not on WordPress 5.3.x go ahead and upgrade. Your site should auto-upgrade to 5.3.2 automatically.
Be advised that WordPress 5.3.0 which was released on November 12, 2019. At KartHost we usually delay the upgrades of our clients to the major updates and wait until the first minor/maintenance release or at least 2 to 3 weeks after the major upgrade if no minor/maintenance releases. With the release of WordPress 5.3 later it was determined it had a security a few flaws which were addressed in WordPress 5.3.1 which released on December 12, 2019.
All Managed WordPress Hosting Clients (which encludes our EZWP Complete Clients) have been upgraded.
Self-Managed WordPress Clients we recommend you upgrade to 5.3.1 IMMEDIATELY. And as always before ANY upgrade make a backup of your website (KartHost Does make daily Backups for non-eCommerce sites but there is no such thing as "too many backups")
Backups - For the end-user, we highly recommend using UpdraftPlus - the Free version
KartHost WordPress Team
Tuesday, December 17, 2019