WordPress 5.9.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.9.2 was released on March 11, 2022 and fixes three security vulnerabilities and one bug. As this is a security release, it is highly recommended that you install the update as soon as possible.

The vulnerabilities affect all versions of WordPress since version 3.7 inclusive. WordPress 5.9.2 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next major version will be version 6.0.

Download WordPress 5.9.2 to install or go to Dashboard → Updates and click Update Now. Sites that support automatic background updates already start updating automatically.

For more information and a full list of all changes, visit the Trac or 5.9.2 Helphub documentation page.

Thank you

The 5.9.2 release was led by Jb Audras, with help from Jorge Costa on package updates, Sergey Biryukov who oversaw everything, and David Baumwald on backport commits.

Also, a big thanks to everyone else who helped with the release of WordPress 5.9.2:

Alan Jacob Mathew, Alex Koncha, Andre, Anton Vlasenko, David Baumwald, ehtis, Jb Audras, Jorge Costa, Peter Wilson, Sergey Biryukov, Tony Morka, and Iron Programmer.