Joomla 3.9.23 Release

Joomla 3.9.23

Joomla 3.9.23 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses 7 security vulnerabilities and contains more than 35 bug fixes and improvements.

What’s in 3.9.23?

Joomla 3.9.23 includes 7 security vulnerability fixes and addresses several bugs, including:

Security Issues Fixed

  • [20201101] Low Priority – Moderate Impact – com_finder ignores access levels on autosuggest (affecting Joomla! 2.5.0 through 3.9.22) More information »
  • [20201102] Low Priority – Moderate Impact – Disclosure of secrets in Global Configuration page (affecting Joomla! 2.5.0 through 3.9.22) More information »
  • [20201103] Low Priority – Moderate Impact – Path traversal in mod_random_image (affecting Joomla! 2.5.0 through 3.9.22) More information »
  • [20201104] Low Priority – High Impact – SQL injection in com_users list view (affecting Joomla! 3.0.0 through 3.9.22) More information »
  • [20201105] Low Priority – Low Impact – User Enumeration in backend login (affecting Joomla! 3.9.0 through 3.9.22) More information »
  • [20201106] Low Priority – Low Impact – CSRF in com_privacy emailexport feature (affecting Joomla! 3.9.0 through 3.9.22) More information »
  • [20201107] Low Priority – High Impact – Write ACL violation in multiple core views (affecting Joomla! 1.7.0 through 3.9.22) More information »

Bug fixes and Improvements

In order to get Joomla ready for PHP 8 (to be released on November 26th, 2020), Joomla 3.9.23 includes fixes to ensure PHP 8 compatibility (see #31246, #30608, #30582, #29353, #30922, #31444, #31434, #31442, #31445).

  • TinyMCE updated #30329
  • Fix for frontend module editing permissions #30778
  • Fix for the lost of transparency when cropping/resizing images #30977
  • Validation rule added for the redirect header field #31016

Visit GitHub for the full list of bug fixes.

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A Huge Thank You to Our Volunteers!

A big thank you goes out to everyone that contributed to the 3.9 releases!

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