Update default WordPress to 5.8.1
Make sendmail optional
Props @mdawaffe, member of the WordPress Security Team for their work fixing a data exposure vulnerability within the REST API.
Props to Bentkowski of Securitum for reporting a XSS vulnerability in the block editor.
The Lodash library has been updated to version 4.17.21 in each branch to incorporate upstream security fixes.
This app packages WordPress
WordPress (Developer) package gives you complete control over your WordPress installation. Unlike the WordPress (Managed) package, core WordPress files are editable. Because the core files are editable, you have to keep WordPress updated from the WP Admin dashboard. Some salient features are:
WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.