The latest stable release of WordPress (Version 2.8.5) is available in two formats from the links to your right.
As you know over the past couple of months we have been working on the new features for WordPress 2.9. We have also been working on trying to make WordPress as secure as possible and during this process we have identified a number of security hardening changes that we thought were worth back-porting to the 2.8 branch so as to get these improvements out there and make all your sites as secure as possible.
The headline changes in this release are:
We would recommend that all sites are upgraded to this new version of WordPress to ensure that you have the best available protection.