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Saturday, 10 September 2016 23:28

Joomla Quickstart packages are a danger?

Written by jsussex
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Using a quick start package may be the quickest way to get a fully set up , add your content site. but are you aware of the dangers.we tested several quick starts from major providers ranging from Template developers and extension developers who include a ready to go version of Joomla.We found that there were varying degrees of insecurities. None of these packages are plug/play/forget.

The most common issue and vulnerability was the use of out of date version of Joomla. When (at the time of writing) Joomla is 3.5.1 we found the worst case was 3.3.1 with several security vulnerabilities. Possibly the worst one was an extension developer charging for a download that included 2.5.29

Read more https://vel.joomla.org/articles/1876-joomla-quickstart-packages-are-a-danger

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