Security hotfixes for Joomla EOL versions

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Warning!

Do not rely on all security issues being patched or reported for EOL (end of life) versions.

Joomla! 
3.8.1
is the current version

This page is for Joomla! versions which have reached EOL(end of life) and are no longer being developed or supported by the Joomla! project. Issues and items are only listed on this page as a benefit to the users of EOL versions who have not migrated to a supported version yet.

It is strongly recommended you update your websites to a supported Joomla! version ASAP.

Joomla! 2.5

14 December 2016

  • Read the Announcement for details on the issue in Joomla! 3.6.4 and before.
  • There is an installable patch for the same issue in Joomla! 2.5 provided by the VirtueMart team. This patch is not tested nor endorsed by the Joomla! Security Task Force: 14th December 2016 Issue Patch.

Remote Code Execution

There is a security issue in Joomla! from Joomla 1.5 up until 3.4.5 related to remote code execution. This was followed up with some longer term fixes in Joomla 3.4.7

21 December 2015

Joomla! 1.5

Although Joomla! 1.5 has reached EOL(end of life), if there is a critical security issue with a fix it may be reported here.

Remote Code Execution

There is a security issue in Joomla! from Joomla 1.5 up until 3.4.5 related to remote code execution. This was followed up with some longer term fixes in Joomla 3.4.7

21 December 2015

File Upload Security Patch

There is a security issue in all versions of Joomla! related to unauthorized file uploads.

  • Read the Issue Tracker Item for details.
  • Download the joomlacode.org/gf/download/trackeritem/31626/83528/UploadFix15v3.zip File Upload Security Patch (link dead) and manually apply per instructions.
File Upload Security Patch Update Instructions:
  1. Download & Unpack the security patch
  2. Upload patch files via ftp directly to the root of your Joomla! installation, overwriting existing files.


Flash Uploader

The flash uploader has been removed from Joomla! 2.5 and Joomla! 3 for security reasons. 1.5 users should do the same and can do so first by removing the file and then by setting the option for it to off.

See also

Joomla! 1.5

Joomla! 2.5

Joomla! 3.4

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