WordPress 5.8.3 Updated to Fix 4 Security Issues
WordPress 5.8.3 was released on January 6, 2022. It is a security update that fixes vulnerabilities. 5.8.3 fixes four security issues.
Release date for WordPress 5.8.3
WordPress 5.8.3 was released on January 6, 2022. Update promptly for this security release.
For release dates of other versions, please refer to the following pages.
What’s new in WordPress 5.8.3
Updating to WordPress 5.8.3 fixes four security issues.
- Stored XSS issue via post slug
- Object injection in some multisite environments
- SQL injection vulnerability in WP_Query
- SQL injection vulnerability in WP_Meta_Query
All versions of WordPress 3.7 and later are affected.
The following requirements are recommended to run WordPress 5.8.3.
- PHP 7.4 or higher
- MySQL 5.6 or higher, or MariaDB 10.1 or higher
- Nginx or Apache
How to update
To update to WordPress 5.8.3, click the Update Now button on the Dashboard Update page.
If automatic updates are enabled, updates will start in the background.
How to download
You can get WordPress 5.8.3 from the download page.
Please refer to the following article for how to download WordPress.
How do I downgrade?
If you update to WordPress 5.8.3 and find issues, you can downgrade by installing WP Downgrade | Specific Core Version.
Other versions of WordPress 5.8
Here are the updates for the other versions of WordPress 5.8.