patch v496 is live and can be obtained using the auto-update feature of the starter. Simply start CWC to download it to your installation and get back on the battlefield. Changes can be found here.
Those that use the MDK released a few days ago, please take note that an update for it has been released, too. You may download it here. You absolutely have to update your custom made maps with the latest ini code from this update to keep your maps playable with CWC v496!