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Joomla 2.5.17 is a maintenance release. This fixes errors that have been reported including:

  • Registration emails in multilingual websites
  • The 2.5.14 to 2.5.16 update errors
  • Recaptcha function updated after Google’s API update causing broken captcha

Joomla 2.5.17 maintenance update download page.

Backup your Joomla files and database before updating.

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recaptchaAround the same time the Joomla 2.5.16 / 3.2 update came out ReCaptcha stopped working.

Description

Inadequate filtering leads to XSS vulnerability in com_contact.

Affected Installs

Versions: 2.5.14 and earlier 2.5.x versions. 3.1.5 and earlier 3.x versions.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.16, 3.1.6 or 3.2.

 

Problems with version 2.5.15 required the release of 2.5.16.

Backup your Joomla files and database first.

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Joomla Tags, a new Joomla Core feature in Joomla 3, is a powerful way of categorizing your content.

jUpgrade and jUpgradePRO, the free Joomla 1.5 to 2.5 migration components, are now replaced by redMIGRATOR.

redMIGRATOR will migrate Joomla 1.5 to 2.5 or 3.x

Database method or RESTful method can be selected in redMIGRATOR Options.

If the RESTful method is selected the redMIGRATOR plugin must be installed in the 1.5 site.

Download redMIGRATOR for free

To download at redcomponent.com:

Add the redMIGRATOR to the shopping cart.

You will see the cost is $0.00

Finish the checkout process (account signup required).

Optionally you can purchase support.

You will be sent an email with download links for component and plugin.

Description

Inadequate filtering leads to the ability to bypass file type upload restrictions.

Affected Installs

Joomla! version 2.5.13 and earlier 2.5.x versions; and version 3.1.4 and earlier 3.x versions.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.14 or 3.1.5.

 

Backup your Joomla files and database first.

Use the Joomla Update Component to update or download Joomla 2.5.14 here

and 3.1.5 here

Get Joomla update alerts by email here

Affected Installs

Joomla! version 2.5.9 and earlier 2.5.x versions; and version 3.0.2 and earlier 3.0.x versions.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.10,  3.1.0 or 3.0.4.

Backup your Joomla files and database first.

Use the Joomla Update Component to update or download Joomla 2.5.10 here

Get Joomla update alerts by email here

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