Joomla 3.8.2

Joomla! 3.8.2 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla addressing three security vulnerabilities and fixing several bugs which were reported after the previous Joomla releases.

What's in Joomla! 3.8.2?

Joomla! 3.8.2 addresses three security vulnerabilities and over 90 bugs, including:

Security Issues Fixed

  • Medium Priority - Core - LDAP Information Disclosure (affecting Joomla! 1.5.0 through 3.8.1) More information »
  • Medium Priority - Core - Two-Factor Authentication Bypass (affecting Joomla! 3.2.0 through 3.8.1) More information »
  • Low Priority - Core - Information Disclosure (affecting Joomla! 3.7.0 through 3.8.1) More information »

Bug Fixes

  • Display subcategories in blog layout only when user has access #18408
  • Tags being deleted by any batch action and by drag and drop reordering #18328
  • Search Module not displayed on the core templates error page #18375
  • Fix unneeded repetitive filesystem access / checks causing performance issue in custom fields #17893
  • Fix backend articles manager not listing articles in sub-categories when categories filter is active #18179

Visit GitHub for the full list of bug fixes.


Upgrade Packages

Upgrade Packages
Joomla! 3 upgrade packages

Note: Please read the update instructions before updating.

Please remember to backup your site before updating and to clear your site, administrator and browser cache after updating.
If you find a bug in Joomla! 3.8.2 please report it on the Joomla! Issue Tracker.
Please see the documentation wiki for FAQs regarding the 3.8.2 release.

A huge Thank You to our volunteers!

A big thank you goes out to everyone that contributed to the Joomla! 3.8 release! Find a list of developers who helped out on the Thank You page.

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