Introduction

The Kunena team is proud to announce the arrival of Kunena 5.1.8 [K5.1.8] which is now available for download as a native Joomla extension for Joomla 3.9.x. This version addresses most of the issues that were discovered in K 5.1 and issues discovered during the development stages of K 5.1.8. This update fixes also 3 security issue.

We have Released K5.1.8 because of a 1 Medium Security issue, and 2 Low Security issues.

The key distinctions of K 5.1.8 are:

  • 1 Security fix - Medium
  • 2 Security fix - Low
  • CB avatar has wrong path
  • Add button to subscribe users to categories selected
  • Uncaught ReferenceError: Joomla is not defined at bootstrap-datepicker
  • add missing tbody and tbody classes (Ruud)
  • Thumbnail fix unknown image
  • fix lightbox disable
  • Add a button to subscribe users to categories/topics
  • Fix tooltip title when teaser is enabled
  • Subject doesn't changed after the editting
  • Kunena Options Highlight table row if value has changed
  • It lacks the language strings for the privacy menu in the plg_system_privacy
  • [DOM] Input elements should have autocomplete attributes
  • [DOM] Found 2 elements with non-unique id
  • Two menus
  • Update Copyright Year
  • Fix PHP 7.3 warning: "continue" in "switch" is equal to "break"
  • Update Fancybox and Fontawesome
  • Empty modal after adding it to the message
  • Improve inline code. (Hide attachment from the bottom list under the message.)
  • Find the full changes: Here.

Delete Attachments - Medium vulnerability

[20181230] - Core - XSS Vulnerability

• Project: Kunena
• SubProject: Forum
• Severity: Medium
• Versions: 3.0 through 5.1.8
• Exploit type: XSS
• Reported by: Kunena Team
• Reported Date: 2018-12-29
• Fixed Date: 2018-12-29
• Release Date: 2018-12-30

Description:
Override authorize checks lead to an XSS vulnerability..

Affected Installs

Kunena versions 3.0.0 through 5.1.6.1 (Kunena 5.1.8 is not affected)

Solution

Upgrade to version 5.1.8

Contact

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Delete Avatar - Low vulnerability

[20181230] - Core - XSS Vulnerability

• Project: Kunena
• SubProject: Forum
• Severity: Low
• Versions: 3.0 through 5.1.8
• Exploit type: XSS
• Reported by: Kunena Team
• Reported Date: 2018-12-29
• Fixed Date: 2018-12-29
• Release Date: 2018-12-30

Description:
Override authorize checks lead to an XSS vulnerability..

Affected Installs

Kunena versions 3.0.0 through 5.1.6.1 (Kunena 5.1.8 is not affected)

Solution

Upgrade to version 5.1.8

Contact

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Change inline Attachment status - Low vulnerability

[20181230] - Core - XSS Vulnerability

• Project: Kunena
• SubProject: Forum
• Severity: Low
• Versions: 3.0 through 5.1.8
• Exploit type: XSS
• Reported by: Kunena Team
• Reported Date: 2018-12-29
• Fixed Date: 2018-12-29
• Release Date: 2018-12-30

Description:
Override authorize checks lead to an XSS vulnerability..

Affected Installs

Kunena versions 3.0.0 through 5.1.6.1 (Kunena 5.1.8 is not affected)

Solution

Upgrade to version 5.1.8

Contact

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Download

K 5.1.8 is available for download on the download page.

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mikerotec replied the topic: #1 5 months 1 week ago

810 wrote: see your new topic.


... um, we can't install this security patch until its installer is FIXED ( see www.kunena.org/forum/k5-1-support/155985...-update-error#206697 )
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810 replied the topic: #2 6 months 2 weeks ago
see your new topic.
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mikerotec replied the topic: #3 6 months 2 weeks ago
attempted today's update: got this error message and update failed
Update failed: got this error updating from 5.1.7
Class 'Joomla\CMS\Filesystem\Folder' not found

Joomla! 3.8.13
PHP Version 7.2.13