On Thursday we will be issuing a security and maintenance release to all
supported branches of MediaWiki.
The new releases will be:
This will resolve four issues in MediaWiki core and also includes some
fixes previously committed to git, including minor security and hardening
patches along with bug fixes included for maintenance reasons. One issue
does not affect MediaWiki 1.35 and 1.36.
In addition to those, these releases will resolve other issues in MediaWiki
core and also include some fixes previously committed to git, including
minor security and hardening patches along with bug fixes included for
We will make the fixes available in the respective release branches and
master in git. Tarballs will be available for the above mentioned point
releases as well.
A summary of some of the security fixes that have gone into non-bundled
MediaWiki extensions will also follow later.
As a reminder, 1.36 is due to become end of life (EOL) in May 2022. 1.36.4
is expected to be the last release for this branch. It is recommended to
upgrade to 1.37, or to 1.38 due to be released in May 2022.