Joomla 3.8.4 Bug Fix Release Now Available

By Mike Johnston February 1, 2018 News & Headlines

Heads up for any Joomla site owners / developers. There is a new bug fix release available from Joomla. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla addressing four security vulnerabilities and including over 100 bug fixes and improvements.

This release fixes a few XSS vulnerabilities, an SQLi vulnerability as well as a few bug fixes. Here are some of the ones that have been handed:

  • Contact form loses data after submission with error #17743
  • Smart Search performance improvement for common words #12450
  • Performance improvement in Smart Search indexing process #17390
  • Update jQuery Autocomplete to 1.4.7 #18113
  • Update CodeMirror to 5.33.0 #18880
  • Update srcset url conversion to handle commas and spaces #18327
  • Custom Fields: Handle tag items properly #19006
  • Fix filepath to PHPMailer language file #19072
  • Display category title as page heading and page title when no menu item for com_content category #19195
  • Respect access level in com_content #18417
  • Miscellaneous PHP 7.2 compatibility fixes

Visit GitHub for the full list of bug fixes.

Grab your updated copy of Joomla 3.8.4 today from https://www.joomla.org

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