How Joomla 1.5.6 came about

August 14th, 2008

As most of you know, a critical security vulnerability affecting all Joomla versions below (and including) 1.5.5 was discovered on Tuesday, August 12th 2008.  What most of you don’t know, is what went on behind the scenes that day.  A whole mass of people came together and immediately worked on all the tasks necessary to…