Joomla! 3.9.25 Released

Joomla! 3.9.25 Released

Joomla 3.9.25 is now available.

This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses 9 security vulnerabilities and contains more than 40 bug fixes and improvements.

What's in 3.9.25?

Joomla 3.9.25 includes 9 security vulnerability fixes and addresses several bugs, including:

Security Issues Fixed

  • [20210301] Low Severity - Low Impact - Insecure randomness within 2FA secret generation (affecting Joomla! 3.2.0 through 3.9.24)
  • [20210302] Low Severity - Low Impact - Potential Insecure FOFEncryptRandval (affecting Joomla! 3.2.0 through 3.9.24)
  • [20210303] Low Severity - Moderate Impact - XSS within alert messages showed to users (affecting Joomla! 2.5.0 through 3.9.24)
  • [20210304] Low Severity - Moderate Impact - XSS within the feed parser library (affecting Joomla! 2.5.0 through 3.9.24)
  • [20210305] Low Severity - Low Impact - Input validation within the template manager (affecting Joomla! 3.2.0 through 3.9.24)
  • [20210306] Low Severity - Moderate Impact - com_media allowed paths that are not intended for image uploads (affecting Joomla! 3.0.0 through 3.9.24)
  • [20210307] Low Severity - Moderate Impact - ACL violation within com_content frontend editing (affecting Joomla! 3.0.0 through 3.9.24)
  • [20210308] Low Severity - Moderate Impact - Path Traversal within joomla/archive zip class (affecting Joomla! 3.0.0 through 3.9.24)
  • [20210309] Low Severity - Moderate Impact - Inadequate filtering of form contents could allow to overwrite the author field (affecting Joomla! 1.6.0 through 3.9.24)

Bug fixes and Improvements

  • Fix Save as Copy tag #32454
  • Fix published attribute for Tag field #32332
  • Fix batch menu items #32380
  • Stream transport should enable verify_peer_name when possible #16501
  • Optimize the code for rename incorrectly cased files on update #32176
  • Addional PHP 8 improvments #31977 #32374

Visit GitHub for the full list of bug fixes.

Click here for full release information.

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