WordPress 6.2.2 is now accessible!
The 6.2.2 minor launch addresses 1 bug and 1 safety concern. Because it is a safety launch, it’s endorsed that you just replace your websites instantly. All variations since WordPress 5.9 have additionally been up to date.
WordPress 6.2.2 is a fast response launch to handle a regression in 6.2.1 and additional patch a vulnerability addressed in 6.2.1. The subsequent main launch shall be model 6.3 deliberate for August 2023.
The replace course of will start routinely if in case you have websites that help computerized background updates.
You can obtain WordPress 6.2.2 from WordPress.org or go to your WordPress Dashboard, click on “Updates,” and click on “Update Now.”
For extra info on this launch, please go to the HelpHub website.
Security updates included on this launch
The safety crew wish to thank the next folks for responsibly reporting vulnerabilities and permitting them to be fastened on this launch.
- Block themes parsing shortcodes in user-generated information; due to Liam Gladdy of WP Engine for reporting this concern.
The concern above was initially patched within the 6.2.1 launch, however wanted additional hardening right here in 6.2.2. The Core crew is grateful for the group of their response to six.2.1 and collaboration on discovering the perfect path ahead for correct decision in 6.2.2. The of us who labored on 6.2.2 are particularly appreciative for everybody’s understanding whereas they labored asynchronously to get this out the door as rapidly as potential.
Thank you to those WordPress contributors
This launch was led by Jonathan Desrosiers.
WordPress 6.2.2 wouldn’t have been potential with out the contributions of the next folks. Their asynchronous coordination to ship safety fixes right into a secure launch is a testomony to the ability and functionality of the WordPress group.
Aaron Jorbin, Alex Concha, Anthony Burchell, Chloe Bringmann, chriscct7, Daniel Richards, David Baumwald, Ehtisham S., Greg Ziółkowski, Isabel Brison, Jb Audras, Jeffrey Paul, John Blackbourn, Jonathan Desrosiers, Josepha, Marius L. J., Matias Ventura, Mike Schroder, Peter Wilson, Riad Benguella, Robert Anderson, Ryan McCue, Samuel Wood (Otto), Scott Reilly, and Timothy Jacobs
How to contribute
To get entangled in WordPress core improvement, head over to Trac, decide a ticket, and be part of the dialog within the #core and #6-3-release-leads channels. Need assist? Check out the Core Contributor Handbook.
Thanks to @cbringmann, @davidbaumwald, @chanthaboune, @jeffpaul for proofreading.