On December 18, 2019, WordPress 5.3.2 was released to the public.
To download WordPress 5.3.2, update automatically from the Dashboard > Updates menu in your site’s admin area or visit https://wordpress.org/download/release-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
Shortly after WordPress 5.3.1 was released, a couple of high severity Trac tickets were opened. The Core team scheduled this quick maintenance release to resolve these issues.
Main issues addressed in 5.3.2:
- Date/Time: Ensure that
get_feed_build_date()correctly handles a modified post object with invalid date.
- Uploads: Fix file name collision in
wp_unique_filename()when uploading a file with upper case extension on non case-sensitive file systems.
- Media: Fix PHP warnings in
wp_unique_filename()when the destination directory is unreadable.
- Administration: Fix the colors in all color schemes for buttons with the
- Tests/build tools: In
wp_insert_post(), when checking the post date to set
publishstatus, use a proper delta comparison.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to WordPress 5.3.2:
wp-admin/about.php wp-admin/css/colors/_admin.scss wp-includes/version.php wp-includes/feed.php wp-includes/functions.php wp-includes/post.php wp-includes/version.php