WordPress 5.8.1 Security and Maintenance Release

The WordPress team released WordPress 5.8.1. This version features 60 bug fixes in addition to three security fixes:

  • Data exposure  within the REST API.
  • Cross Site Scripting  in the block editor.
  • Lodash library was updated to version 4.17.21 to incorporate security fixes.

The Pagely team has already begun rolling out this patch for all customers. If you have a version hold request on file, we will patch your site while keeping it on the same major branch version.

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