Joomla! 3.9.19 Security Release announced

joomla help support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 2 June 2020.

Joomla! 3.9.19 is a SECURITY FIX which addresses FIVE vulnerabilities. ONE of these is MODERATE.

This release includes a Post Installation Message recommending that you change your website's Global Configuration TEXT FILTER settings.

See the Release Notes at the link below.

Read more: Joomla! 3.9.19 Release News.

Read more: Joomla! 3.9.19 Post Installation Message.


Addressed Vulnerabilities

Moderate Priority

Core - XSS in jQuery.html Pre filter (affecting Joomla! 3.0.0 through 3.9.18).

Low Priority

Core - XSS in modules heading tag option (affecting Joomla! 3.0.0 through 3.9.18).
Core - Inconsistent default text filter settings (affecting Joomla! 2.5.0 through 3.9.18).
Core - XSS in com_modules tag options (affecting Joomla! 3.0.0 through 3.9.18).
Core - CSRF in com_post install (affecting Joomla! 3.7.0 through 3.9.18).


Back up before updating is highly recommended

Protect your assets.

Perform a FULL backup of your website (database and files) BEFORE updating the Joomla! CMS and/or its extensions.

Read more: How to back up your website.

Read more: How to update your Joomla! CMS & its extensions.


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