WordPress 5.8.1 fixes 3 security vulnerabilities

Yesterday evening September 8, 2021, WordPress 5.8.1 was released to the public. The informed faces one security and solves 60 problems. For more see it note.

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According to WordPress:

Dawaffe, a member of the WordPress Security Team, helped fix a security flaw in the REST API.
Michał Bentkowski of Securitum reported an XSS vulnerability in the block .
Lodash library was updated to version 4.17.21 for upstream security fixes.

The WordPress security team would also like to thank the following for their assistance:

Evan Ricafort for reporting an XSS vulnerability to the block editor of version 5.8.
and Steve Henty for reporting a privilege escalation issue again to the block editor.

You can download the update from official site, or upgrade your page from the admin panel Dashboard - Updates

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