Joomla 3.7.1 is Out
The fine folks at Joomla have released a new version today. It’s a security release, so we do highly recommend that everyone using Joomla have this upgrade done as soon as possible.
Joomla! 3.7.1 Release (joomla.org)
Joomla! 3.7.1 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla! which addresses one critical security vulnerability and several bug fixes. We strongly recommend that you update your sites immediately.
This release only contains security and bug fixes; no other changes have been made compared to the Joomla! 3.7.0 release.
What’s in 3.7.1?
Joomla! 3.7.1 is released to address a critical security issue as well as several bugs.
Security Issues Fixed
– High Priority – Core – SQL Injection (affecting Joomla! 3.7.0) More information »
– Fixed attribute checks in the new calendar #15573
– Inject the JInput dependency into the session handler #15605
– Fix b/c break in JMenuItem #15553
– Fix article ordering in the backend #15655
– Fix milliseconds handling in for PHP Versions lower to 7.1.0 #15853
– Fixing JFilterInput adding byte offsets to character offset #15966
– Redirection fails on multiple status values produced by old FOF2 Extensions #15738
– Remove empty locked cache file if callback function terminate process #15592
– Visit GitHub for the full list of bug fixes.
The previous Joomla update was on April 25, 2017 and it was a feature upgrade.
- TYPE OF UPGRADE: Security
- MAJOR OR MINOR: Minor
- SUGGESTED ACTION: Definitely do this upgrade.
- WHY: Fix security holes to prevent your website from being hacked, hosting malware or sending out spam email.
Our Website Maintenance Department will be in contact with all of our clients running Joomla regarding these upgrades and we’ll get you a quote.