Security release process

Security dot releases are done for high and medium level severity security issues. The general steps are:

  1. A pull request for the issue is submitted and dev/QA reviewed, and then merged.

  2. The bug fix is cherry-picked to the relevant release branch.

  3. A release candidate (e.g. 7.2.1-RC1) is cut for quick final smoke tests.

  4. After QA approval, a final release build is cut (e.g. 7.2.1) which is ready to be shared with the customer.

Please refer to the Dot Release Playbook for a most up-to-date checklist.

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