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Joomla! 1.5.14 Released

Joomla 1.5.14 Released

The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.5.14 [Wojmamni ama naiki]. This release contains fixes for two material bugs that were introduced in version 1.5.13 and one low level security issue. Instead of waiting for a normal 6 to 8-week release cycle, this release is being made available to users now. It has been eight days since Joomla 1.5.13 was released on July 22, 2009.

The Development Working Group's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community.






Download

Click here to download Joomla 1.5.14 (Full package) »

Click here to find an update package. »

Instructions

Want to test drive Joomla? Try the online demo or the Joomla JumpBox. Documentation is available for beginners.

Please note that you should always backup your site before upgrading.

Release Notes

Check the Joomla 1.5.14 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.

If you have modified core template overrides, please be sure to back them up before upgrading.

Security

One low-level security issue was fixed in this release:

For additional information, visit the Joomla Security Center.

Components

  • Fixed error message in Media Manager (17319)

Modules

  • No modules issues were fixed for this release

Plugins

  • Fixed callback error message in TinyMCE editor (17323)

Legacy

  • No legacy issues were fixed for this release

Templates

  • No template issues were fixed for this release

Language

  • No language issues were fixed for this release

Administrator

  • No administrator issues were fixed for this release

System

  • No system issues were fixed for this release

Statistics

Statistics for the 1.5.14 release period:

  • Joomla 1.5.14 contains:
    • 2 issues fixed in SVN
    • 2 commits
  • Tracker activity resulted in a net increase of 14 active issues:
    • 28 new reports
    • 12 closed
    • 2 fixed in SVN
  • At the time the 1.5.14 release was packaged, the tracker had 202 active issues:
    • 99 open
    • 68 confirmed
    • 35 pending

Joomla! Bug Squad

Thanks to the Joomla Bug Squad for their dedicated efforts investigating reports, fixing problems, and applying patches to Joomla. If you find a bug in Joomla, please report it on the 1.5 Bug Tracker.

Active members of the Joomla Bug Squad during this last release cycle include: Ian MacLennan and Mark Dexter co-coordinators; Airton Torres, Amy Stephen, Dennis Hermacki, Elin Waring, Ercan Ozkaya, Flavia Tarzwell, Gergő Erdősi, Hannes Papenberg, Jennifer Nodwell, Joe Palmer, Kevin Devine, Klas Berlič, Marieke van der Tuin, Marijke Stuivenberg, Marius van Rijnsoever, Mark Smeed, Mati Kochen, Ole Bang Ottosen, Pete Nurse, Rajesh Dhanusu, Samuel Moffatt, Shantanu Bala, Jean-Marie Simonet, and Andrew Rose.

Joomla! 1.5.13 Security Release Now Available

Security Release

The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.5.13 [Wojmamni ama baji]. This is a security release and users are strongly encouraged to upgrade immediately.

This release contains 26 bug fixes, one high-level security fix and one moderate-level security fix. It has been 3 weeks since Joomla 1.5.12 was released on July 1, 2009. The Development Working Group's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community.




Download

Click here to download Joomla 1.5.13 (Full package) »

Click here to find an update package. »

Instructions

Want to test drive Joomla? Try the online demo or the Joomla JumpBox. Documentation is available for beginners.

Please note that you should always backup your site before upgrading.

Release Notes

Check the Joomla 1.5.13 Post-Release Notes to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.

If you have modified core template overrides, please be sure to back them up before upgrading.

Security

One high-level and one moderate-level security issues were fixed in this release:

For additional information, visit the Joomla Security Center.

Components

  • Edit icon now appears in correct location (16726)
  • "usertype" column is now saved correctly in the database during front-end account creation (16073)

Modules

  • No modules issues were fixed for this release

Plugins

  • Typographical error fixed in PHPdoc comment (15548)
  • TinyMCE editor now works when using compressed mode (17058)
  • Media Manager now shows correct message after a successful upload (17053)
  • Image button can be used by users who don't have upload permission (17101)

Legacy

  • No legacy issues were fixed for this release

Templates

  • No template issues were fixed for this release

Language

  • Error message in Media Manager is now translated (17008)

Administrator

  • No administrator issues were fixed for this release

System

  • No system issues were fixed for this release

Statistics

Statistics for the 1.5.13 release period:

  • Joomla 1.5.13 contains:
    • 7 issues fixed in SVN
    • 7 commits
  • Tracker activity resulted in a net increase of 42 active issues:
    • 68 new reports
    • 19 closed
    • 7 fixed in SVN
  • At the time the 1.5.13 release was packaged, the tracker had 188 active issues:
    • 89 open
    • 68 confirmed
    • 31 pending

Joomla! Bug Squad

Thanks to the Joomla Bug Squad for their dedicated efforts investigating reports, fixing problems, and applying patches to Joomla. If you find a bug with Joomla, please report it on the 1.5 Bug Tracker.

Active members of the Joomla Bug Squad during this last release cycle include: Ian MacLennan and Mark Dexter co-coordinators; Airton Torres, Amy Stephen, Dennis Hermacki, Elin Waring, Ercan Ozkaya, Flavia Tarzwell, Gergő Erdősi, Hannes Papenberg, Jennifer Nodwell, Joe Palmer, Kevin Devine, Klas Berlič, Marieke van der Tuin, Marijke Stuivenberg, Marius van Rijnsoever, Mark Smeed, Mati Kochen, Ole Bang Ottosen, Pete Nurse, Rajesh Dhanusu, Samuel Moffatt, and Shantanu Bala.

A warm welcome to the newest members of the Joomla Bug Squad: Christophe Demko, Jean-Marie Simonet, and Andrew Rose.

Joomla! 1.5.12 Released

Joomla 1.5.12

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 1.5.12 [Wojmamni Ama Woi]. This release contains a number of bug fixes and three moderate-level security fixes. It has been less than a month since Joomla 1.5.11 was released on June 3, 2009.

This release marks an important milestone for the Joomla Project due to the upgrade of the PEAR library to the new BSD licensed version, which brings the codebase into full compliance with the GPL. In addition, this release contains an important upgrade to TinyMCE v 3.2.4.1.

The Production Working Group's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community.

 


 

Download

Instructions

Want to test drive Joomla?

Release Notes

Before upgrading, read the Release Notes and review the Post-Release Notes to see if there is important supplemental information or helpful hints discovered after the release. Also, do a backup your site before performing the upgrade.

Security

Components

  • Category List Layout sorts correctly (15541)
  • Category List Layout HTML error resolved (16595 )
  • Minimum User Level for Media Manager works correctly for Editors submitting Articles (16597)
  • Article Manager shows non-duplicated Page Titles with Page Breaks (16686)
  • Section Filter for Content Component correctly lists only Article Categories (16601)
  • Reverted escaping of miscellaneous information field in com_contact (17006)

Modules

  • No modules were fixed for this release.

Plugins

  • Update to TinyMCE 3.2.4.1 (12376)
  • Updated installer SQL to correspond with TinyMCE upgrade (17005)
  • Added missing language strings for TinyMCE after initial upgrade (16977)

Legacy

  • No legacy issues were fixed in this release.

Templates

  • Beez Template fix for Contact Component Layout (14540)
  • Beez Template fix for Article Published Date in the Form Layout (15673)
  • Beez Template Newsflash Module now has correct Read More link (16607)
  • Beez Template and User Component print the correct Page Title on Login Page (16890)
  • System Template CSS correctly links to OpenID login-bg.gif file (14540)
  • JA Purity Template now has anchor tag ending for Category Title on Frontpage Blog Layout (16896)
  • JA Purity Template shows Modified Date in Article Layout (15740)

Language

  • Feed Module Tip wording changed to correctly state "time in minutes" (15740)
  • en-GB Language File Date Format displays correctly with Frontend Components using Calendar Date Selection (16779)
  • Missing language strings available for Beez Templates (16820)
  • Additional language strings added for Tiny MCE (16950)
  • Added mk-MK installer language pack (no tracker item)

Administrator

  • CSS files save correctly when edited using Template Manager (16753)

System

  • Upgraded PEAR with a newer version that has BSD licensing (12746)
  • PHPMailer allows secure connections to SMTP Servers (12886)
  • File::upload() uses chmod 644 in FTP mode (16593)
  • Tooltips correctly encoded (16719)
  • Reverted detailed module caching fix (15727)

Statistics

Statistics for the 1.5.12 release period:

  • Joomla 1.5.12 contains:
    • 25 issues fixed in SVN
    • 14 commits
  • Tracker activity resulted in a net decrease of 11 active issues:
    • 54 new reports
    • 74 closed
    • 25 fixed in SVN
  • At the time the 1.5.12 release was packaged, the tracker had 146 active issues:
    • 59 open
    • 60 confirmed
    • 27 pending

Joomla! Bug Squad

Thanks to the Joomla Bug Squad for their dedicated efforts investigating reports, fixing problems, and applying patches to Joomla. If you find a bug in Joomla, please report it on the Joomla 1.5 Bug Tracker.

Active members of the Joomla Bug Squad during this last release cycle include: Ian MacLennan and Mark Dexter co-coordinators; Airton Torres, Alan Langford, Ashwin Date, Dennis Hermacki, Elin Waring, Flavia Tarzwell, Gergő Erdősi, Hannes Papenberg, Jennifer Marriott, Johnathan Cheung, Kevin Devine, Klas Berlič, Marieke van der Tuin, Marijke Stuivenberg, Mati Kochen, Ole Bang Ottosen, Sajid Ahmed, Samuel Moffatt, and Tibor Tóth.

A warm welcome to the newest members of the Joomla Bug Squad: Johnathan Cheung, Sajid Ahmed, and Shaun Janssens.