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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: All
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 2.5.2, 2.5.1, 2.5.0, and all 1.7.x and 1.6.x releases
  • Exploit type: Privilege Escalation
  • Reported Date: 2012-March-12
  • Fixed Date: 2012-March-15

Description

Programming error allows privilege escalation in some cases.

Affected Installs

Joomla! versions 2.5.2, 2.5.1, 2.5.0, and all 1.7.x and 1.6.x versions

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.3

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Jeff Channel

The Joomla! Production Leadership Team (PLT) is pleased to announce we are looking for members to fill particular roles. We currently have a volunteer position open for a PLT Secretary.


Call For Joomla! Production Leadership Team Nominations - Secretary

Announcing the New Developer Relations Program for Joomla!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the new Developer Relations Team for Joomla! We'd like to take this time to invite developers to join our team as a Volunteer Developer Advocate. Together, our team will rally around one purpose: to make web development with Joomla! easier and more productive for all.


Call for Volunteers - Developer Advocates Team for the Joomla! Project

Many users are always looking forward to a new version of their favorite software because it could bring them new shiny things to play with. Many website maintainers are less fond of new versions as they wonder what will break this time round. As a software developing and using community we believe the responsibility is in all our hands and not just of those creating the release. We ask for your active participation in testing all 3.5 pre-releases. This will ensure we can move smoothly to this new version.


Joomla! 3.5 What’s in store for us?

This document sets out a number of high-level goals and for each goal lists a number of objectives that support the attainment of that goal. Goals are statements of purpose towards which our efforts are directed. They can be quite generic and do not need to be strictly measurable or tangible. On the other hand, objectives are specific tasks that are made to support the attainment of our goals and should be measurable and tangible.

All of our goals and objectives are made in support of our declared mission:

"To provide a flexible platform for digital publishing and collaboration"


PLT Goals 2015

The Joomla! Production Leadership Team (PLT) is pleased to announce the addition of new team members to the Joomla 4 User Experience Team (JUX).

The purpose of the JUX is to improve the usability of the Joomla project through extensive research and user testing, and to make recommendations to the relevant teams based on  findings.


Joomla! 4 User Experience Team Announcement