On November 10th, WordPress 5.8.2 was released. This is a security and maintenance release that fixes two bugs and closes a security hole. For this reason, it is recommended that websites be updated to the new version as soon as possible. All versions of WordPress 5.2 and higher have received an update.
WordPress 5.8.2 is a minor maintenance and security release, the next major release will be WordPress 5.9.
You can update to WordPress 5.8.2 via the backend under Dashboard › Updates or download the files from WordPress.org. If your site supports automatic background updates, the new version might already be installed.
We have already installed this urgent update on our customer servers with a maintenance contract.