WordPress on January sixteen two thousand eighteen released maintenance and security update 4.9.2. This is an update for all previous versions of WordPress since version 3.7. This update includes one new security vulnerability and twenty one bug fixes.
There was a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability found in the MediaElement files. These files have been removed from this version of WordPress 4.9.2. Here are some of the bug fixes.
* get category link and category description restored
* theme restoration will restore previous widgets
You can update your version of WordPress to 4.9.2 by clicking on your “Dashboard” if not already there. Then select “Updates”. Finally click on “Update Now”.
If your WordPress site was configured with automatic background updates, then you should already be updated to 4.9.2. Also, you can download update 4.9.2 directly from WordPress.org. Finally, check out this WordPress 4.9.2 update blog post for more details.