On September 4, 2019, WordPress 5.0.6 was released to the public.
To download WordPress 5.0.6, update automatically from the Dashboard > Updates menu in your site’s admin area or visit the archive.
For step-by-step instructions on installing and updating WordPress:
If you are new to WordPress, we recommend that you begin with the following:
- New To WordPress – Where to Start
- First Steps With WordPress or Upgrading WordPress Extended
- WordPress Lessons
From the WordPress 5.2.3 release post, WordPress versions 5.2 and earlier are affected by 7 security bugs. Additionally, #47020 (which was included in 5.2.1) has been backported to earlier branches.
List of Files Revised
wp-admin/includes/ajax-actions.php wp-admin/about.php wp-admin/async-upload.php wp-includes/js/dist/block-library.js wp-includes/js/dist/block-library.min.js wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js wp-includes/formatting.php wp-includes/kses.php wp-includes/pluggable.php wp-includes/post-template.php wp-includes/script-loader.php wp-includes/version.php