In the last 2 weeks two important Joomla upgrades have been released.

Together, version 2.5.5 and 2.5.6 address 125 issues from the bug tracker, adds 11 new features and patches two security issues.

The security issues consist of a medium priority privilege escalation and a low priority information disclosure.

Yesterday saw the release of Joomla 2.5.4. As always, we recommend that you upgrade your site to the latest version of without delay.

You can upgrade to this version easily using the built-in upgrade system found in the Joomla administrative control panel.

In addition to 157 bug fixes, this version patches 2 low level security issues and introduces three new features.

Full details on Joomla 2.5.4 can be found on the official press release at

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On Thursday the Joomla project released version 2.5.3 to patch two serious security vulnerabilities affecting Joomla 2.5.2 and all earlier versions including Joomla 1.6 and 1.7.

It is CRITICAL that all Joomla instances — version 1.6, 1.7 and 2.5 — upgrade immediately to version 2.5.3.

Anything Digital is proud to recognize Jeff Channell — our very own Senior Developer — for identifying one of the vulnerabilities on Monday and reporting it to the Joomla Security Strike Team who acted quickly to release the update.

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