WordPress has released WordPress 5.8.1 security and maintenance update that includes fixes for 3 security vulnerabilities and 60 bugs.
According to the WordPress 5.8.1 security release, the following 3 security issues have been fixed:
- A data exposure vulnerability within the REST API.
- An XSS vulnerability in the block editor.
- The Lodash library has been updated to version 4.17.21 in each branch to incorporate upstream security fixes.
All WordPress versions between 5.4 and 5. 8 are affected.
This is the first security update since WordPress 5.8 “Tatum” was released on July 20, 2021.