The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.2. This is a security release. The Production Leadership Team's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community.
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.
The best way of updating your site from 2.5.x is to use the built-in upgrade function in the administrator.
Go to Extensions -> Extension Manager -> Update. Then, click the "Update" button. If the update doesn't show, click "Find updates".
Download JOomla 2.5.2
- New Installations: Click here to download Joomla 2.5.2 (Full package) »
- Update Package: Click here to download Joomla 2.5.2 (Update package) »
Note: Please read the update instructions before updating.
Want to test drive Joomla? Try the online demo or the Joomla JumpBox. Documentation is available for beginners.
Please note that you should always backup your site before upgrading.
Check the Joomla 2.5.2 Post-Release FAQs to see if there are important items and helpful hints discovered after the release.
Statistics for the 2.5.2 release
- Joomla 2.5.2 contains:
- 2 security issues fixed
Security Issues Fixed
- High Priority - Core - SQL Injection. More information »
- Medium Priority - Core - XSS Vulnerability. More information »
Joomla! Bug Squad
Thanks to the Joomla Bug Squad for their dedicated efforts investigating reports, fixing problems, and applying patches to Joomla. If you find a bug in Joomla, please report it on the Joomla! CMS Issue Tracker.