An award-winning CMS, Joomla! enables to build powerful websites and online applications. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution and upgrade to Joomla 3.3.6, which is a maintenance release that address issue with previous release Joomla 3.3.5. In this release, you will find one regression in the user password reset process, an issue related to the core update component, and it also adds a fallback upgrade mechanism for the update component.
The latest Joomla 3.3.6 is considered a security release as it comes with two resolved security issues that connected with 3.3.5. Moreover, A 3.2.7 release is also available for those people, who are using Joomla! 3.2 that addresses the security matters and the upgrade component bug.
Those users, who are currently running a Joomla! release on a server with PHP 5.3.10 or later, are advisable to update Joomla! 3.3.6 through the update downloads or the one-click update. In addition, you want to update to 3.3.6 via the core update component, you must be running 3.2.2 or later to life the minimum supported PHP version and the update system that don’t support checking the server’s PHP version in older releases.
Before being presented the 3.3.6 update, older 3.x releases will be promoted to update to 3.2.7. As there is issue with the update component, those people, who have 3.2.6 or 3.3.5, will be unable to update next release by using Joomla's update component. These users have to update their Joomla! installation through the Extension Manager. If you are looking for detailed instructions for updating via the Extension Manager, see Joomla! Documentation Wiki.
On other side, those people, who are running Joomla! 3.3.0 via 3.3.4 and 3.2.5 or earlier, will be update by using the update component. Full instructions on how to update your site is included in The Joomla! Documentation wiki.
Talking about the latest release 3.3.6, it has resolved 9 bugs with the 3.3.5 release. Check out the details of the items fixed to see the Joomla! 3.3.5 Milestone on GitHub. Moreover, you will find below given items on the basis of user reports after yesterday's release:
[#4394] - Error when adding tags via keyboard
[#4403] - Password reset don't work in Joomla 3.3.5
Some Fixed Security Issues
Medium Priority - Core - Denial of Service
High Priority - Core - Remote File Inclusion
Check out the Version 3.3.6 FAQ in the documentation site for well-known issues with the 3.3.6 release
- New Installations: Download Joomla! 3.3.6 (Full package). For Check out New installation instructions and technical requirements
- Update Package: Download Joomla! 3.3.6 (Update package). It is important to read the update instructions before updating and clear your browser's cache after upgrading.
- 3.2.7 Package: Download Joomla! 3.2.7 (Update package)