Joomla! 3.8.0 is released: includes SECURITY FIXES

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Joomla! 3.8.0 includes over 300 improvements.

And patches for two security vulnerabilities:

  • Core - Information Disclosure in LDAP Authentication Plugin (affecting Joomla 1.5.0 - 3.7.5).
  • Core - Information Disclosure in com_content Archived Articles Model (affecting Joomla 3.7.0 - 3.7.5).

More details at the following link.

Read more: Joomla! 3.8.0 Release News.

New Features introduced with Joomla! 3.8

New features which will support future development of the Joomla! CMS by the developer community include:

  • New Routing System.
  • Joomla! 4 Compatibility Layer.
  • Improved Sample Data Installation.
  • Sodium Encryption Support.

Find out more about changes which make life easier for Joomlers at:

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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