Joomla 3.8.12 Release

Joomla 3.8.12 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses 3 security vulnerabilities and contains over 20 bug fixes and improvements.

What's in 3.8.12?

Joomla 3.8.12 includes three security vulnerability fixes, several bug fixes and improvements:

Security Issues Fixed

Low Priority - Core - Hardening the InputFilter for phar stubs (affecting Joomla 1.5.0 through 3.8.11) More information »
Low Priority - Core - Stored XSS vulnerability in the frontend profile (affecting Joomla 1.5.0 through 3.8.11) More information »
Low Priority - Core - ACL Violation in custom fields (affecting Joomla 3.7.0 through 3.8.11) More information »

Bug fixes and Improvements

mod_articles_latest and mod_articles_news: fix to show featured articles #21336
Tags in com_content: fix to display tags when other item info are set to hidden #21275
com_tags: All Tags default layout #21031
Allows filtering by the archived state in the redirect component #21673

Visit GitHub for the full list of bug fixes.

A Huge Thank You to Our Volunteers!

A big thank you goes out to everyone that contributed to the 3.8 releases!

Make the next Joomla release even better

Joomla 3.9, 3.10 and 4.0 are in the works. If you would like to help improve them you can make a direct difference! You can find more information about these releases on GitHub:

Joomla 3.9 milestone: https://github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/milestone/20 - Please read this article to get information on how to test it
Joomla 3.10 milestone: https://github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/milestone/34
Joomla 4.0 milestone: https://github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/milestone/5

We invite you to download these upcoming releases on the nightly build page (for testing purposes only - do not use on production sites).

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