WordPress 5.8.1 is currently readily available!
This safety and also upkeep launch functions 60 bug fixes along with 3 safety solutions. Since this is a safety launch, it is suggested that you upgrade your websites quickly. All variations given that WordPress 5.4 have actually additionally been upgraded.
WordPress 5.8.1 is a short-cycle safety 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 safety concerns impact 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 repair the list below safety concerns:
- Props @mdawaffe, participant of the WordPress Protection 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 include upstream safety solutions.
Along with these concerns, the safety group want to give 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 an advantage rise problem in the block editor.
Thanks to every one of the press reporters forprivately disclosing the vulnerabilities This offered the WordPress safety group time to repair the susceptabilities prior to WordPress websites might be struck.
Many thanks and also props!
Along with the safety scientists and also launch team participants stated over, thanks to every person that aided make WordPress 5.8.1 take place:
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