I have today upgraded my blog to WordPress 2.7.1 which is a a maintenance release, upgrade was very easy as WordPress 2.7 gives you an option to do it automatically whenever a new update is available.

In the release Sixty-five files were modified with 68 bug and feature fixes and improvements.

Some of the fixes and feature improvements include:

Some additional security measures were taken in this release to make protect it from future vulnerabilities as part of the ongoing work by WordPress to make it as safe and secure as possible.

According to the WordPress Download Counter, WordPress 2.7 has been downloaded 1,872,184 times since December 10, 2008