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Joomla! 3.5 Beta 2 Released

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The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla! CMS 3.5 Beta 2. Community members are asked to download and install the package in order to provide quality assurance for the forthcoming 3.5 release.
Joomla! 3 is the latest major release of the Joomla! CMS, with 3.5 the sixth standard-term support release in this series. Please note that going from 3.4 to 3.5 is a one-click upgrade and is NOT a migration. The same is true is for any subsequent versions in the 3 series of the CMS. That being said, please do not upgrade any of your production sites to the beta version as beta is ONLY intended for testing and there is no upgrade path from Beta.
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JCE 2.5.12 released

JCE 2.5.12 has been released. This update fixes a number of bugs reported since the release of 2.5.11.

 
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Fixed: Image src attribute value removed on drag&drop upload.Fixed: Detection / processing of Vimeo URLsFixed: Browser caching when compression enabled (fixed etag header)Fixed: Improve error messages when server returns and invalid JSON response.Fixed: Remove linebreak in Source Code view when HTML contains long lines.Fixed: Preview styling from template stylesheet when compression enabled.Fixed: Editor scolling.Fixed: Spaces removed when inserting links in Chrome.Fixed: Removed wmode parameter in Youtube iframes.Fixed: Add wildcard attribute value to Extended Elements if no attributes specified.Fixed: Updated Extended Elements description to include attribute requirement.
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Critical 0-day Remote Command Execution Vulnerability in Joomla - Sucuri Blog

Critical 0-day Remote Command Execution Vulnerability in Joomla - Sucuri Blog | Just Joomla! | Scoop.it
The Joomla security team have just released a new version of Joomla to patch a critical remote command execution vulnerability that affects all versions from 1.5 to 3.4. This is a serious vulnerability that can be easily exploited and is already in the wild. Zero day Exploits in the Wild What is very concerning isRead More
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eorisis DCMI (Dublin Core) v2 released

Brings all the Dublin Core set of metadata elements into Joomla. DCMI tags are HTML5 Valid and can be used for SEO, semantic tagging, higher ranking/score, as well as for other implementations that are not necessarily Web-based.
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Change log
(9 December 2015)
- Now also integrated to Joomla Categories and Menus.
- Removed integration options from the Advanced tab.
- Added 'Menu Priority' option to the Advanced tab.
- Compatibility changed to: Joomla version 3.4.4 or higher.
- Update Site changed to HTTPS.
- Improved Installer.
- Set some metadata to 'Enabled' for fresh installs.
- From now on, 'Discover Install' cannot be used with any eorisis software, it is an incomplete Joomla functionality.
- Major changes/improvements.

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JCE Mediabox 1.2.0 released

JCE Mediabox 1.2.0 released | Just Joomla! | Scoop.it
New Media Player 

This update improves audio and video handling, replacing the Adobe Strobe Media Playback player, which is no longer maintained by Adobe, with a Flash based media player based on the one used in the MediaElement.js library.

HTML5 Media Shim


In addition, a media shim option has been included which will provide a fallback for browsers that don't support mp4, flv and mp3 media (embedded using the HTML5 and tags), using this new player. This is disabled by default, and can be enabled in the Mediabox parameters:
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Gantry 5.2.3 Released

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Gantry 5.2.3 has been released, featuring a handful of new features that affect the development side of Gantry, as well as several bug fixes.

Among the changes is a new option in the Offcanvas section settings within the Layout Manager enabling you to toggle between the more efficient CSS3 animations and the more reliable CSS2 animations. This change doesn't have any noticeable impact on the user experience, however it can resolve an issue related to using fixed elements in a page (such as headroom).
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Gantry 5.2.2 Released

This is a minor, but important update. This is especially true for WordPress users, which will benefit from a greatly improved page load time. It also adds a new |imagesize Twig Filter that returns width="X" height="Y" as attributes for images, as well as a notification message that appears in the event that a particle is missing on the front end.

 

We have also added a display that indicates the current level of a column in the Menu Editor. This will make keeping track of things while navigating through it a bit easier.

 
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Return of the EXIF PHP Joomla Backdoor - Sucuri Blog

We investigate a Joomla backdoor using an infected Joomla logo with malicious JPG EXIF data, initiated by malware in the core files of Joomla.
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Fabrik 3.3.4 Released!

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The Fabrikar team is pleased to announce the release of Fabrik 3.3.4 for Joomla! Download Fabrik 3.3.4

Under the hood we have started to implement dependency injection into our models, and plugin code, this is part of our continued work on modernising Fabrik's code base.

There's been a couple of small but useful changes in the admin pages, now when you create a list or element and type in its label a corresponding table or element name value is automatically inserted for you. This really does decrease the time it takes to build your Fabrik application.
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JCE 2.5.9 released

JCE 2.5.9 has been released. This update fixes a number of reported bugs, improves upload error messages, adds improvements to Horizontal Rule insert, and better support for Definition Lists.
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Joomla 3.4.5 released. Fixing a serious SQL Injection vulnerability - Sucuri Blog

Joomla 3.4.5 released. Fixing a serious SQL Injection vulnerability - Sucuri Blog | Just Joomla! | Scoop.it
The Joomla team just released a new Joomla version (3.4.5) to fix some serious security vulnerabilities. The most critical one is a remote and unauthenticated SQL injection on the com_contenthistory module (included by default) that allows for a full take over of the vulnerable site. Directly from the Joomla announcement: Joomla! 3.4.5 is now available.Read More
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Important Security Announcement - Patch Available Soon

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A Joomla 3.4.5 release containing a security fix will be published on Thursday 22nd October at approximately 14:00 UTC. 

 

The Joomla Security Strike Team (JSST) has been informed of a critical security issue in the Joomla core.

 

Since this is a very important security fix, please be prepared to update your Joomla installations next Thursday.

Until the release is out, please understand that we cannot provide any further information.

 

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ZOO 3.3 released

ZOO 3.3 released | Just Joomla! | Scoop.it

Just in time for Christmas we have little present for you, ZOO 1­-Click ­Updates. With the ZOO 3.3 release we are introducing for the first time the possibility to get notified about updates and apply any future release without leaving your Joomla! backend.

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Critical update for EasySocial! Update to 1.4.7 now!

Critical update for EasySocial! Update to 1.4.7 now! | Just Joomla! | Scoop.it
I hope most of you are enjoying your weekends! During the weekend, one of our customer submitted a list of log files pertaining several files which was uploaded to the server and they seem to be sending spams with these files. I was very curious over what they have done and started deciphering their codes and started my own code forensics.


After spending almost several hours of code forensics, I have concluded that our custom fields weren't performing the correct file checks. It does perform the validation correctly but the file still get's uploaded and this is pretty risky if malicious hackers were able to find the hole.
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Joomla! 3.4.8 Released

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Joomla 3.4.8 fixes some issues found in the 3.4.7 release on Monday to do with browser sessions. All reported bugs from the 3.4.7 update have been fixed in this release:
Users were unable to edit or create items after the 3.4.7 update
Fatal error about connection->stat() not existing on external database connections
After session timeout users could still navigate the backend but without being able to create/edit items or use pagination/filters
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JWC15 - The History of Joomla - Celebrating 10 years in 2015

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Did you know that 2015 marks the 10th year of the Joomla Project? Have you ever wondered just how Joomla got started? Where did the name come from anyway? In this session, we will take a look at Joomla’s humble beginnings as well as prominent milestones that have taken place over the last 10 years.

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Projectfork 4.3.3 released

Projectfork 4.3.3 released | Just Joomla! | Scoop.it
Joomla project management component
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We are happy to announce the release of Projectfork 4.3.3, which includes several bugfixes and some new features.

 

If you edit your "Projects" menu item, you'll notice that you can now choose to display projects from a certain category, and that there is a new tab called "Grid Layout Options" where you can pre-define filters and other settings.

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Joomdle 1.0.3 Released

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Joomdle 1.0.3 for Joomla 3.x

- Moodle packages updated to be compatible with Moodle 3.0
- Events observers updated to follow new Moodle's Events2 API
- Password sync system improved to support Moodle bulk upload and password changes
- Show activity description in course view if Moodle configured to do it
- Course mods not visible not shown in course view
- My events view no longer shows user events
- Event type error fix in calendar module
 -Added option to show summary and course images in "my courses" view (Mattia)
- Fixed incorrect user activation in children registration when activation by admin was enabled in Joomla
- Use "Send Password" Joomla configuration option in children registration
- Added handler to modify forum name on Kunena when modified in Moodle
- Added span tag for "no courses" message in "my courses" view
- Fixed reset button in users and mappings backend views
- Fixed some deprecated errors in Moodle
- Fixed problem with Vimeo full screen videos in wrapper

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HWDMediaShare v2.0.4 Released

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The HWD MediaShare team is pleased to release version 2.0.4 today. The community will be notified about this new update via the Joomla update manager, but the update can also be applied manually by downloading the latest version and installing it through the Joomla extensions manager.
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Joomla! 3.5 Beta 1 Released

Joomla! 3.5 Beta 1 Released | Just Joomla! | Scoop.it

This is a BETA release, that should only be used on test sites. Beta releases cannot be upgraded.

Extension developers are encouraged to work with this release in order to prepare extensions for the stable release of Joomla! CMS 3.5, though there shouldn't be any backward compatibility issues. Users are encouraged to test the package for issues and to report issues in the Joomla! CMS Issue Tracker. Please do not upgrade any of your production sites to the beta version and do not start a new site on beta as beta is ONLY intended for testing and there is no upgrade path from Beta.

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Gantry 5.2.1 Released

Gantry 5.2.1 is now available. This is an important bug fix update including minor updates adding particle icons to the particle picker in the menu editor, as well as a requirements update for the Hydrogen theme.

This is a minor, but important update. We recommend all users running Gantry 5.2 update as it will resolve issues related to drag-and-drop functionality within the Layout Manager, search fields within the pickers, and more.

The free Hydrogen theme has also been updated to reflect a new minimum Gantry version requirement of 5.2. This enables Hydrogen to take advantage of all that the latest Gantry version has to offer.

You can see a full list of changes made available in this update in the changelog.
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Joomla SQL Injection Attacks in the Wild - Sucuri Blog

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Last week, the Joomla team released an update to patch a serious vulnerability on Joomla 3.x. This vulnerability, an SQL injection (CVE-2015-7858), allows for an attacker to take over a vulnerable site with ease. We predicted that the attacks would start in the wild very soon, due to the popularity of the Joomla platform along with how easy the exploitation was.

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Joomla! 3.4.5 Released

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Joomla! 3.4.5 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses a critical security vulnerability. We strongly recommend that you update your sites immediately. This release only contains the security fixes; no other changes have been made compared to the Joomla 3.4.4 release.
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Joomla 3.5 Will Have Drag-and-Drop Image Adding

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Joomla 3.5 now has an officially planned release date: December 1st. It also has a really nice new usability improvement: drag-and-drop image adding. You can pick up any image from your desktop and drop it directly into your content.

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Komento 2.0.5 Security Fix

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We have just released Komento 2.0.5 to address a security issue where a remote attacker may be able to launch an xss attack in prior versions of Komento.
 
If you are using any versions prior to 2.0.5, please update to the latest version as soon as you can. If you need any assistance with updating to the latest version, please get in touch with us on the forums and we'll assist you with the update =)

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