Joomla 3.8.6 update has been released

The latest version of Joomla! 3.8.6 has been released and is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla addressing a low priority security fix and several 100 bug fixes and improvements.

What's new in Joomla 3.8.6?

Joomla 3.8.6 addresses a low priority security fix and several bugs

The low priority fix is in the Core of Joomla and fixes a SQLi vulnerability in User Notes (affecting Joomla 3.5.0 through 3.8.5).

The Bug fixes and Improvements are listed below:

  • Various session management improvements
  • Multilingual: Associated categories should display only when published
  • Improve performance of the com_content category view with filter by tags
  • [com_fields] Fields are not copied when batch duplicating an article
  • Pass the configuration tmp_path to the archive package for extension installations
  • Hide global configuration and system information from non super users
  • Language overrides do not find plugin language files when files are in the plugin language folder
  • reCAPTCHA V1 - Discontinued
  • Delete existing user_keys, if password is changed
  • PHP 7.2 compatibility fixes

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