WordPress 5.8.1 is currently readily available!
This protection and also upkeep launch attributes 60 bug fixes along with 3 protection repairs. Since this is a protection launch, it is advised that you upgrade your websites promptly. All variations given that WordPress 5.4 have actually additionally been upgraded.
WordPress 5.8.1 is a short-cycle protection and also upkeep launch. The following significant launch will certainly be variation 5.9.
You can download and install WordPress 5.8.1 by downloading and install from WordPress.org, or see your Control panel → Updates and also click Update Currently.
If you have websites that sustain automated history updates, they have actually currently begun the upgrade procedure.
3 protection problems influence WordPress variations in between 5.4 and also 5.8. If you have not yet upgraded to 5.8, all WordPress variations given that 5.4 have actually additionally been upgraded to deal with the list below protection problems:
- Props @mdawaffe, participant of the WordPress Safety Group for their job taking care of an information direct exposure susceptability within the REMAINDER API.
- Props to Michał Bentkowski of Securitum for reporting a XSS susceptability in the block editor.
- The Lodash collection has actually been upgraded to variation 4.17.21 in each branch to integrate upstream protection repairs.
Along with these problems, the protection group would love to say thanks to the adhering to individuals for reporting susceptabilities throughout the WordPress 5.8 beta screening duration, permitting them to be taken care of before launch:
- Props Evan Ricafort for reporting a XSS susceptability in the block editor uncovered throughout the 5.8 launch’s beta duration.
- Props Steve Henty for reporting a benefit acceleration problem in the block editor.
Thanks to every one of the press reporters forprivately disclosing the vulnerabilities This offered the WordPress protection group time to deal with the susceptabilities prior to WordPress websites might be struck.
Many thanks and also props!
Along with the protection scientists and also launch team participants stated over, thanks to every person that aided make WordPress 5.8.1 occur:
2linctools, Adam Zielinski, Alain Schlesser, Alex Lende, alexstine, AlGala, André, Andrei Draganescu, Andrew Ozz, Ankit Panchal, Anthony Burchell, Anton Vlasenko, Ari Stathopoulos, Bruno Ribaric, Carolina Nymark, Daisy Olsen, Daniel Richards, Daria, David Anderson, David Biňovec, David Herrera, Dominik Schilling, Ella van Durpe, Enchiridion, Evan Mullins, Gary Jones, George Mamadashvili, Greg Ziółkowski, Héctor Prieto, ianmjones, Jb Audras, Jeff Bowen, Joe Dolson, Joen A., John Blackbourn, Jonathan Desrosiers, JuanMa Garrido, Juliette Reinders Folmer, Kai Hao, Kapil Paul, Kerry Liu, Kevin Fodness, Marcus Kazmierczak, Mark-k, Matt, Michael Adams (mdawaffe), Mike Schroder, moch11, Mukesh Panchal, Nik Tsekouras, Paal Joachim Romdahl, Pascal Birchler, Paul Bearne, Paul Biron, Peter Wilson, Petter Walbø Johnsgård, Radixweb, Rahul Mehta, ramonopoly, ravipatel, Riad Benguella, Robert Anderson, Rodrigo Arias, Sanket Chodavadiya, Sergey Biryukov, Stephen Bernhardt, Stephen Edgar, Steve Henty, terraling, Timothy Jacobs, tmatsuur, TobiasBg, Tonya Mork, Toro_Unit (Hiroshi Urabe), Vlad T, wb1234, and alsoWFMattR