Joomla Security Patch 3.4.5

Joomla! 3.4.5 is now available. This is a Joomla security patch for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses a critical security vulnerability. We strongly recommend that you update your sites immediately. This release only contains the security fixes; no other changes have been made compared to the Joomla 3.4.4 release.

Security Issues Fixed:

  • High Priority – Core – SQL Injection (affecting Joomla 3.2 through 3.4.4) More information »
  • Medium Priority – Core – ACL Violations (affecting Joomla 3.2 through 3.4.4) More information »
  • Medium Priority – Core – ACL Violations (affecting Joomla 3.0 through 3.4.4) More information »

Link: www.joomla.org
Link to annoucement: Joomla! announcement 3.4.5 release.

Joomla Security Patch Pre-Announcement

Joomla has issues a pre-announcement for the Joomla 3.4.5 release containing a security fix that will be published on Thursday 22nd October at approximately 14:00 UTC

The Joomla security team (JSST) has been informed of a critical security issue in the Joomla core.
Since this is a very important security fix, please be prepared to update your Joomla installations next Thursday.
Until the release is out, please understand that we cannot provide any further information.

Link: www.joomla.org

Cloudflare: MAN – Manchester, UK

Cloudflare announces it’s Manchester, UK location as their new Datacenter location in Europe.

Cloudfalre’s new point of presence in Manchester, UK brings the CloudFlare network to 63 points of presence across 33 countries. In other words, the sun never sets across the CloudFlare network. The data center in Manchester also admits the United Kingdom into a small club of countries with more than one CloudFlare data center, including the US, China, Japan, Australia, Germany, and France.

As of yesterday, traffic from the majority of Internet users in Northern England is now mere milliseconds away. More importantly, The Manchester and London data centers allow for redundancy and content localization within the UK for all Cloudflare customers.