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MediaWiki 1.19.15 Released

MediaWiki 1.19.15 was released yesterday. The new version fixes a bug that causes “pages to appear blank or with missing text” when using PCRE 8.34. The 1.22 series had this bug fixed in 1.22.1, which was released in January. The 1.21 series has not been fixed yet.

 

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MediaWiki 1.19.14, 1.21.8, and 1.22.5 Released

MediaWiki 1.19.14, 1.21.8, and 1.22.5 were released yesterday. The new versions include a security enhancement – adding a CSRF token on Special:ChangePassword – and bug fixes.

More information is available in the release announcement for 1.19.14, 1.21.8, and 1.22.5.

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MediaWiki 1.19.13, 1.21.7, and 1.22.4 Released

MediaWiki 1.19.13, 1.21.7, and 1.22.4 were released yesterday. MediaWiki 1.19.3 fixes a security issue and all the new versions include a bug fix.

More information is available in the release announcement for 1.19.13, 1.21.7, and 1.22.4.

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MediaWiki 1.19.12, 1.21.6, and 1.22.3 Released

MediaWiki 1.19.12, 1.21.6, and 1.22.3 were released yesterday. The new versions fix several security issues, including blocking the uploading of some potentially malicious files. MediaWiki 1.22.3 also fixes several of bugs.

More information is available in the release announcement for 1.19.12, 1.21.6, and 1.22.3.

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MediaWiki 1.19.11, 1.21.5, and 1.22.2 Released

MediaWiki 1.19.11, 1.21.5, and 1.22.2 were released yesterday. The new versions fix remote code execution vulnerabilities that were exploitable if you have “enabled file upload support for DjVu (natively supported by MediaWiki) or PDF files (in combination with the PdfHandler extension)”.  MediaWiki 1.22.2 also fixes a couple of bugs.

More information is available in the release announcement for 1.19.11, 1.21.5, and 1.22.2.

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MediaWiki 1.19.10, 1.21.4, and 1.22.1 Released

MediaWiki 1.19.10, 1.21.4, and 1.22.1 were released last Tuesday. MediaWiki 1.21.1 fixes several bugs. The new versions also fix security issues that could lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) and sanitization being bypasswed.

More information is available in the release announcement for 1.19.10, 1.21.4, and 1.22.1.

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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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MediaWiki 1.19.9, 1.20.8, and 1.21.3 Released

MediaWiki 1.19.9, 1.20.8, and 1.21.3 were released yesterday. The new versions fix security issues that could lead to JavaScript code bypassing filtering and users being able to access other user’s sessions.

More information is available in the release announcement for 1.19.9, 1.20.8, and 1.21.3.

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MediaWiki 1.19.8, 1.20.7, and 1.21.2 Released

MediaWiki 1.19.8, 1.20.7, and 1.21.2 were released on Tuesday. The new versions fix security vulnerabilities that could lead to a full path disclosure, anti-CSRF tokens being accessible, and cross-site scripting in older versions of Internet Explorer.

More information is available in the release announcement for 1.19.8, 1.20.7, and 1.21.2.

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MediaWiki 1.21.1 Released

MediaWiki 1.21.1 was released last Wednesday. The new version fixes several bugs.

More information is available in the release announcement.

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