Joomla! 3.7.1 SECURITY RELEASE out now!
Release date: Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 15:00 GMT
The pre-announced Joomla! 3.7.1 Security Release was TODAY published by the Joomla! Project.
It addresses one mega critical security vulnerability and several bug fixes.
Why was Joomla! 3.7.1 Pre-announced?
There is not a lot if information on the Joomla! Project's website.
They simply state that the Joomla! Security Strike Team (JSST) was recently informed of a critical security issue in the Joomla! core.
- High Priority - Core - SQL Injection (affecting Joomla! 3.7.0).
- Inadequate filtering of request data leads to a SQL Injection vulnerability.
SUCURI (web security specialists) do however go into more detail in their BLOG.
They highlight the nature of the Joomla! 3.7.0 vulnerability and why anyone using it should update IMMEDIATELY to 3.7.1.
Update before reading the blog post. because the hackers have probably already read it and are on their way to your website right now :(
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