The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.3. This is a security release. The Production Leadership Team's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Learn more about Joomla! developement at the Developer Site.
The update process is very simple, and complete instructions are available here. Note that there are now easier and better ways of updating than FTPing the files.
New Installations: Click here to download Joomla 2.5.3 (Full package) » joomlacode.org/gf/download/frsrelease/16...ble-Full_Package.zip
Update Package: Click here to download Joomla 2.5.3 (Update package) » joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla/frs/?ac...&frs_package_id=6302
Note: Please read the update instructions before updating.
Please note that you should always backup your site before upgrading.
Check the Joomla 2.5.3 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.
Statistics for the 2.5.3 release
Joomla 2.5.3 contains:
2 security issues fixed
Security Issues Fixed
High Priority - Core - Privilege Escalation. More information » developer.joomla.org/security/news/395-2...privilege-escalation
High Priority - Core - Password Change. More information » developer.joomla.org/security/news/394-2...core-password-change