For information about the Kibana 8.11.1 release, review the following information.
An issue was discovered by Elastic whereby sensitive information is recorded in Kibana logs in the event of an error. The error message recorded in the log may contain account credentials for the
kibana_systemuser, API Keys, and credentials of Kibana end users.
The issue impacts Kibana Kibana versions on or after 8.0.0 and before 8.11.1. The issue is resolved in Kibana 8.11.1.
Nov 15, 2023 Update: After additional investigation, it has been determined that Kibana 7.x versions are not affected by this issue. We previously reported this issue impacted Kibana versions before 7.17.15.
For more information, see our related security announcement.