Joomla 1.5.6 Security ReleaseThe Joomla! community is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla! 1.5.6 [Vusani]. This is a quick turnaround security release to address a high level security issue and it is recommended all users upgrade immediately.

For more information about this exploit, click here to visit the Joomla Security Blog.


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Release Notes

  • SECURITY [HIGH] Fixed security hole in reset logic to check for proper token length.

Manual Installation

Download the Joomla! 1.5.6 Security Patch changed files only

For some users a manual installation of the 1.5.6 Security Patch is a faster process. To manually apply the 1.5.6 Security Patch, upload the following files, replacing the existing files:


This patch will only update installations of Joomla 1.5.5. If you're using an earlier version, it is recommended you update prior to updating these files.