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Joomla 3.6.1 released

Joomla 3.6.1 has been released, and is a security release that includes 3 low level security fixes, plus a number of bug fixes.

https://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/5665-joomla-3-6-1-released.html

NOTE: 3.6.1 introduced a CSRF token check to the Joomla! Update, so you may experience "invalid security token" while upgrading. Database fix will solve.

https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:Update_fails_with_an_error_message:Update_fails_with_an_error_message

What's in 3.6.1?

Version 3.6.1 also addresses several issues:

  • Fixes a bug resulting from a backwards compatibility break in PHP 7.0.9
  • Fix for language redirects being cached in the browser
  • Fix upgrades from Joomla! 2.5.28
  • Fix SQLAzure database driver
  • TinyMCE upgrade to 4.4.0.

Thanks to the hard work of 46 different volunteer contributors, more than 500 code commits, addressing nearly 150 issues, were made for the 3.6.1 release.
See the list of fixed GitHub issues for details of the tracker items fixed.

Security Issues Fixed

For known issues with the 3.6.1 release, see the Version 3.6.1 FAQ in the documentation site.

The Production Leadership Team's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla! Community. Learn more about Joomla! development at the Joomla! Developer Network.