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Moodle 2.4.9, 2.5.5, and 2.6.2 Released

Moodle 2.4.9, 2.5.6, and 2.6.2 were released today. The new versions include “small improvements”, bug fixes, and security fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed will be released later.

Update (March 17, 2014): Moodle has now released information on the security issues fixed in the releases.The new versions fix three serious vulnerabilities, two that could lead improper access and one that could allow “students to see pages of other students’ individual wikis”.

More information is available in the release notes for 2.4.9, 2.5.5, and 2.6.2.

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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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Moodle 2.3.11, 2.4.8, 2.5.4, and 2.6.1 Released

Moodle 2.3.11, 2.4.8, 2.5.5, and 2.6.1 were released today. The new versions include “small improvements”, bug fixes, and security fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed will be released later.

Update (January 21, 2014): Moodle has now released information on the security issues fixed in the releases. The new versions fixed two cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities, a vulnerability that allowed some users to log in as other users, and a bug in all but 2.3.x that sometimes would cause passwords to be recorded in plain text.

More information is available in the release notes for 2.3.11, 2.4.8, 2.5.4, and 2.6.1.

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Moodle 2.6 Released

Moodle 2.6 was released today. The new version includes usability and performance improvements.

More information is available in the release notes.

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Moodle 2.3.10, 2.4.7, and 2.5.3 Released

Moodle 2.3.10, 2.4.7, and 2.5.3 were released today. The new versions include “small improvements”, bug fixes, and security fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed will be released later.

Update (November 26, 2013): Moodle has now released information on the security issues fixed in the releases. The new versions fixed several cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities and stopped allowing access to files outside of Moodle file area.

More information is available in the release notes for 2.3.10, 2.4.7, and 2.5.3.

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Moodle 2.3.9, 2.4.6, and 2.5.2 Released

Moodle 2.3.9, 2.4.6, and 2.5.2 were released today. The new versions include “small improvements”, bug fixes, and security fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed will be released later.

Update (September 16, 2013): Moodle has now released information on the security issues fixed in the releases. The security issues fixed include a potential SQL injection and cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability.

More information is available in the release notes for 2.3.9, 2.4.6, and 2.5.2.

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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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Moodle 2.2.10, 2.3.7, 2.4.4, and 2.5 Released

Moodle 2.2.10, 2.3.7, 2.4.4, and 2.5 were released yesterday. Moodle 2.5 introduces badges, usability improvements, and a Bootstrap based theme. The other versions include “small improvements”, bug fixes, and security fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed in those versions will be released later.

Update (May 21, 2013): Moodle has now released information on the security issues fixed in the releases. Moodle 2.2.10 fixes one serious security vulnerability and two minor security vulnerabilities. Moodle 2.3.7 and 2.4.4 fix two serious security vulnerabilities and three minor security vulnerabilities.

More information is available in the release notes for 2.2.10, 2.3.7, 2.4.4, and 2.5

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Moodle 2.2.9, 2.3.6, and 2.4.3 Released

Moodle 2.2.9, 2.3.6, and 2.4.3 were released today. The new versions fix a serious regression that was introduced in the versions released last week.

More information is available in the release notes for 2.2.9, 2.3.6, and 2.4.3.

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Moodle 2.2.8, 2.3.5, and 2.4.2 Released

Moodle 2.2.8, 2.3.5, and 2.4.2 were released yesterday. The new versions include “small improvements”, bug fixes, and security fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed will be released later.

Update (March 25, 2013): Moodle has now released information on the security issues fixed in the releases. Moodle 2.2.8 fixes four serious security vulnerabilities and four minor security vulnerabilities. Moodle 2.3.5 fixes four serious security vulnerabilities and four minor security vulnerabilities. Moodle 2.4.2 fixes four serious security vulnerabilities and five minor security vulnerabilities.

More information is available in the release notes for 2.2.8, 2.3.5, and 2.4.2.

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