The Kunena team has announce the arrival of Kunena 5.1.2 [K 5.1.2] which is now available for download as a native Joomla extension for J! 3.8.x. This version addresses most of the issues that were discovered in K 5.1 and issues discovered during the development stages of K 5.1. This is a Security release.

The key distinctions of K 5.1.2 are:

  • Attachments vulnerability
  • 30+ bugs fixed
  • 30+ enchaments
  • Find the full changes: Here.

K 5.1.2 is available for download on the download page.


Attachments - High vulnerability

[20180715] - Core -

• Project: Kunena
• SubProject: Forum Core
• Severity: HIGH
• Versions: 5.0 through 5.1.1
• Exploit type: Full Privileges
• Reported by: Rich
• Reported Date: 2018-07-13
• Fixed Date: 2018-07-13
• Release Date: 2018-07-15
• Joomla VEL: Joomla Vel

Guests/Users can have full privileges on a users uploaded attachements.

Affected Installs

Kunena versions 5.0.0 through 5.1.1 (Kunena 5.1.2 is not affected)


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RN3ANT replied the topic: #1 4 years 2 months ago
Enough already of these new updates! You constantly "invent" some new obscure nonsense, which requires regular updates, updates, updates, updates, updates and updates.
With the fact that the existing forum still works through the ass!