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Joom!Fish 2.1.x had been released to Joom!Fish Club members for some time. At last now the public release is here. On Nov. 24, 2010, Joom!Fish 2.1.5 was announced on the official Web site.

This version contains fixes for various issues, and provides better compatibility with PHP 5.3 and current release of Joomla! 1.5.x. The released file can be found at the new download page. If you encounter any problems with this release or just want to give feedback, you may post a message at its dedicated forum.

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Joomla! 1.6 Beta 14 is out on November 15. The official announcement reports that between Beta 13 and 14 there are 69 issues have been fixed and 45 closed. There are only 5 issues in the way to the release of RC 1.

Next release will be on November 29, which will be either Beta 15 or Release Candidate 1. For now please download and test the current beta:

By the way, Joomla! 1.5.22 was released 2 weeks ago. It patches up a low priority security issue.

  • Low Priority - Core - SQL Injection Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities: Inadequate filtering of request variables causes database errors.

Download links for Joomla! 1.5.22 can be found at its release announcement.

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On Nov. 1 Joomla! 1.6 Beta 13 was released. In this release 71 issues in the tracker have been fixed, and additionally 28 tracker issues have been closed. That leaves only 13 issues blocking the release of Joomla! 1.6 Release Candidate 1. There is a good chance those issues will be fixed in the current release cycle. If that happens, potentially we will see Joomla! 1.6 RC 1 as the next release, instead of Beta 14.

In the mean time, please download and test the current Beta 13 release at

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While Joomla! Team is working on Joomla! 1.6 and released 1.6.12 Beta, they didn't forget to provide updates for the current stable Joomal! 1.5.x and released Joomla! 1.5.21. This latest update only contains a single security fix:

  • Medium Priority - Core - XSS Vulnerabilities: Inadequate filtering of multiple encoded entities permits XSS attacks in some circumstances.

As usual, please update your Joomla! 1.5.x installation as soon as possible. Full and upgrade packages can be downloaded through the official announcement page.

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In quick succession Joomla! Development Team released Joomla! 1.5.19 and 1.5.20. Version 1.5.19 is supposed to fix some security issues and adds a Mootools 1.2.4 upgrade plugin. However, for some unknown reasons, those security fixes were not included in version 1.5.19. Thus Joomla! Team re-released it, and bumped the version number to 1.5.20.

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