WordPress versions 3.7.41, 3.8.41, 3.9.40 and 4.0.38 were released on November 30, 2022. These versions include an update to the upgrade notice that indicates that these versions of WordPress will no longer receive security updates.
WordPress 4.1 and above will continue to receive such updates. You can find more information about it in this article.
The next major version of WordPress will be version 6.2, scheduled for next year.
Sites running WordPress 3.7-4.0 with automatic updates enabled should have had the upgrade process automatic.
These versions should not be used on new sites. The latest version of WordPress is available on the downloads page.
Thanks to these WordPress contributors
WordPress releases were led by Joseph Haden Chomphosy and Peter Wilson and Dion Hulse (Mission Control).
These versions would not be possible without the contributions of JB Audras, Colin Stewart, Česlav Przywara, Robin, Jonathan Desrosiers, Linkon Miyan, Mukesh Panchal, Sumit Bagthariya, Matt Mullenweg, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, Peter Wilson, Dion Hulse, and WordPress Security. a team .