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Targeted Security Release announced by cPanel

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On 17 November 2020 the cPanel developer announced a Targeted Security Release (TSR) to address a vulnerability in cPanel & WHM software.

Check your host's cPanel is up to date say Hacker News

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west uk24 November 2020.

Strange that cPanel Security News has not yet reported this BUT Hacker News report that cPanel has patched a security vulnerability that could have allowed remote attackers with access to valid credentials to bypass two-factor authentication (2FA) protection on an account.

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"The issue, tracked as "SEC-575" and discovered by researchers from Digital Defense, has been remedied by the company in versions:

  • 11.92.0.2,
  • 11.90.0.17, and
  • 11.86.0.32

of the software."

Source: The Hacker News - see link below.

Joomla! 3.9.23 Security Release announced

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 24 November 2020.

Joomla! 3.9.23 is a SECURITY FIX which addresses SEVEN vulnerabilities.

This release implements changes to make the Joomla! CMS ready for PHP 8 (to be released on November 26th 2020).

See the Release Notes at the link below.

Akeeba Backup 7.4.0.1 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 18 November 2020.

Akeeba Backup 7.4.0.1 is a bug fix release which follows hard on the heels of v7.4.0 which was released on 17 November 2020.

Heads up: the developer reports this latest version of Akeeba Backup is only recommended for use with websites using Joomla! 3.9 or later and PHP 7.1 or later.

The developer explains why support for older versions of Joomla! and PHP is no longer provided in their release notes. The reasons include preparation for the expected launch of Joomla! 4.

Akeeba Backup is our preferred Backup Utility.

Akeeba Admin Tools 5.9.0 Bug Fix Release

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukRelease date: 17 November 2020.

Admin Tools v5.9.0 is a Bug Fix Release which also introduces two new features. 

Akeeba Admin Tools is our preferred Web Application Firewall.

Heads up: the developer reports this latest version of Akeeba Backup is only recommended for use with websites using Joomla! 3.9 or later and PHP 7.1 or later.

The developer explains why support for older versions of Joomla! and PHP is no longer provided in their release notes. The reasons include preparation for the expected launch of Joomla! 4.