Joomla 3.8.4 Bug Fix Release Now Available

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

Mike Johnston
Mike is the founder and editor of CMS Critic. He consults with vendors and the public to help them find the right products for their websites and businesses. When he's not working here, he's off mixing cocktails for his wife's website, The Kitchen Magpie. You can check out some of his great cocktail shots over on Instagram.

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