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Feb 21, 2023 Joomla Security



  • The speaker provides advice for users of Joomla versions 4.2.7 or below.
    - There is a security vulnerability in versions 4.2.7 and older, and users are advised to update to version 4.2.8 immediately.
    - After updating, users are strongly advised to renew passwords for credentials stored in the global site configuration, including database, SMTP, redis, and HTTP proxy.
    - The speaker demonstrates how to change the database and SMTP passwords through cPanel.
    - He recommends having one unique email address for sending mail from the Joomla site to avoid changing passwords on multiple devices.
    - The video tutorial covers how to update the SMTP password and provides step-by-step instructions.
    - The speaker mentions as a sponsor and offers his services for Joomla-related work.
    - The video is part of the "Maintenance Monday" series on the "Basic Joomla Tutorials" YouTube channel.
    - The speaker expresses gratitude to a viewer named Allison for pointing out the missed instructions in a previous video.

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