Version 7.17.1 of the Elastic Stack was released today. We recommend you upgrade to this latest version. We recommend 7.17.1 over the previous patch versions in 7.17.x.
The 7.17.1 patch release contains a fix for a potential security vulnerability. Please see our security advisory for more details.
This version also contains fixes for a number of problems in the 7.17 to 8.x upgrade experience, and we strongly recommend anyone upgrading to 8.x should upgrade to this version, 7.17.1, *before* running the upgrade assistant. If not, you could encounter one of the known pre-upgrade migration problems that are fixed in 7.17.1. These fixed problems include the following, although there are others:
For full details of the issues that have been fixed in this version, please see the release notes.
For a full list of changes for each product, please refer to the release notes: