Category Archives: End of Support

Moodle 2.4.11, 2.5.7, 2.6.4, and 2.7.1 Released; Support Ends For Moodle 2.4

Moodle 2.4.11, 2.5.6, 2.6.4, and 2.7.1 were released today. All of the releases include security fixes and all but 2.4.11 also include bug fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed will be released later.

Update (July 21, 2014): Moodle has now released information on the security issues fixed in the releases. Among the vulnerabilities fixed is a vulnerability that could lead to remote code execution, several that could allow access to server-side files, and several cross-site script (XSS) vulnerabilities.

Moodle 2.4.11 is the last release for the 2.4 branch and anyone running it should upgrade to a newer, supported, version.

More information is available in the release notes for 2.4.112.5.72.6.4, and 2.7.1.

 

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Support Ends for TYPO3 6.0

The end of support for TYPO3 6.0 has been announced. While it was scheduled to end in April one additional version, 6.0.14, was released last month. For websites still running 6.0 it is recommend to upgrade to 6.2, which is scheduled to be supported until April of 2017.

Support for TYPO3 4.5 continues until March of 2015 and support for TYPO3 4.7 continues until October.

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MediaWiki 1.23.0 Released, Support Ends For MediaWiki 1.21.x

MediaWiki 1.23.0 was released today. The new version includes improved notification, a new special page for creating “internal links to revision comparison pages”, and a typography refresh for the default Vector skin.

1.23.x is a long term support (LTS) release that is schedule to be supported until May 2017.

More information is available in the release announcement.

Support ended for MediaWiki 1.21.x at the end of May. Anyone still running 1.21.x should upgrade to a newer version. MediaWiki 1.19.x is a long term support release and is scheduled to continuing receiving updates until May of 2015.

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Support Ends for Moodle 1.9 and 2.3

Support for Moodle 1.9 and 2.3 has ended. A final release of 2.3, 2.3.11, that includes security fixes was released today. Anyone still running 1.9 or 2.3 should upgrade to a supported release. In most cases the version to move to would be the latest version, 2.6.

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MediaWiki 1.22.0 Released, Support Ends For MediaWiki 1.20.x

MediaWiki 1.22.0 was released on Friday. The new version includes anti-spam and countervandalism improvements, editing improvements, and more. The new version requires that PHP has eith”either the native JSON extension or the pecl-json-c fork” installed.

More information is available in the release announcement.

Support ended for MediaWiki 1.20.x at the end of November. Anyone still running 1.20.x should upgrade to a newer version. MediaWiki 1.19.x is a long term support release and is scheduled to continuing receiving updates until May of 2015.

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Moodle 2.2.11, 2.3.8, 2.4.5, and 2.5.1 Released; Support Ends For Moodle 2.2

Moodle 2.2.11, 2.3.8, 2.4.5, and 2.5.1 were released today. The new versions include “small improvements”, bug fixes, and security fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed will be released later.

Moodle 2.2.11 is the last release for the 2.2 branch and anyone running it should upgrade to a newer, supported, version.

Update (July 15, 2013): Moodle has now released information on the security issues fixed in the releases. Moodle 2.2.11 fixes two serious security vulnerabilities and three minor security vulnerabilities. Moodle 2.3.8 fixes two serious security vulnerabilities and four minor security vulnerabilities. Moodle 2.4.5 and 2.5.1 fix two serious security vulnerabilities and five minor security vulnerabilities.

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Support Ends for Movable Type 5.0x

Support for Movable Type 5.0x ended on Saturday. Anyone still running 5.0x should upgrade to a newer release.

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TYPO3 6.1 Released, Support Ends for TYPO3 4.6

TYPO3 6.1 was released today. The new version improves the File Abstraction Layer, improves the UI of the file manager, and brings up to date the database connection code.

More information is available in the release notice and the release notes.

With the release of TYPO3 6.1, support has ended for TYPO3 4.6. Support for TYPO3 4.5 continues until October of 2014.

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Support Ends for Moodle 2.1

Support for Moodle 2.1 ended in December. Anyone still running 2.1 should upgrade to a newer release.

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Support Ends for MediaWiki 1.18.x

Support ended for MediaWiki 1.18.x at the end of November. Anyone still running 1.18.x should upgrade to either 1.19.x or 1.20.x. You can find more about MediaWiki’s version lifecycle here.

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