Istio 1.9.1 has been released. Please check out the release announcement for details. This release fixes one security vulnerability, considered as high severity. Please see the security vulnerability description for details.
Due to the nature of the fixed security issue, at the time of publication qualification tests are still pending. These tests will be concluded on Wednesday March 3, 2021. At such times we will give updates. If you are not comfortable with adopting Istio 1.9.1 before Wednesday, please read the vulnerability and adopt the mitigation if needed.
Oliver Liu and Jacob Delgado (on behalf of the Istio Product Security Committee)