Joomla 3.8.12

Joomla 3.8.12 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses 3 security vulnerabilities and contains over 20 bug fixes and improvements.

What's in 3.8.12?

Joomla 3.8.12 includes three security vulnerability fixes, several bug fixes and improvements:

Security Issues Fixed

  • Low Priority - Core -  Hardening the InputFilter for phar stubs (affecting Joomla 1.5.0 through 3.8.11) More information »
  • Low Priority - Core - Stored XSS vulnerability in the frontend profile (affecting Joomla 1.5.0 through 3.8.11) More information »
  • Low Priority - Core - ACL Violation in custom fields (affecting Joomla 3.7.0 through 3.8.11) More information »

Bug fixes and Improvements

  • mod_articles_latest and mod_articles_news: fix to show featured articles #21336
  • Tags in com_content: fix to display tags when other item info are set to hidden #21275
  • com_tags: All Tags default layout #21031
  • Allows filtering by the archived state in the redirect component #21673

Visit GitHub for the full list of bug fixes.

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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 please report it on the Joomla! Issue Tracker.
Please see the documentation wiki for FAQs regarding the 3.8.12 release.

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