We want to inform all WordPress users about the latest release, WordPress 6.2.2, which is now available. This minor update focuses on fixing a bug and addressing a critical security issue. It is crucial that you update your WordPress sites immediately to ensure the security and stability of your websites. This security release applies to all versions since WordPress 5.9.
WordPress 6.2.2 has been swiftly released to resolve a regression that was identified in version 6.2.1. Additionally, it further patches a vulnerability that was addressed in the previous release. And at WordPress they are actively working on the next major release, version 6.3, which is scheduled for August 2023.
If your sites support automatic background updates, the update process will begin automatically. Alternatively, you can download WordPress 6.2.2 from WordPress.org or access your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to the “Updates” section, and click on “Update Now.”