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Joomla 2.5.26, 3.2.6, and 3.3.5 were released today. All of the new versions fix two security vulnerabilities, a moderate severity remote file inclusion vulnerability and a low severity denial of service attack vulnerability. Joomla 2.5.26 and 3.3.5 also include several bug fixes.
MediaWiki 1.19.19, 1.22.11, and 1.23.4 were released yesterday. The new versions include enhanced CSS filtering of SVG images for improved security. MediaWiki 22.214.171.124 also includes a couple of bug fixes.
More information is available in the release announcement for 1.19.19, 1.22.11, and 1.23.4.
Joomla 2.5.25, 3.2.5, and 3.3.4 were released today. All of the new versions fix a moderate severity login security issue and both 3.x releases fix a moderate severity cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. Joomla 3.3.4 also includes a number of bug fixes.
concrete5 126.96.36.199 was released yesterday. The new version include minor improvements and bug fixes. The new version also fixes three security issues: a full path disclosure vulnerability, a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability, and database sanitation improvements.
concrete5 5.7 was released last Friday and 188.8.131.52 was released yesterday. This new version is a major overhaul of the software and you can not upgrade, instead a migration is required. It will also require that themes and add-ons have new versions created. More details of the changes made are available in the release notes. The developers currently recommend using it only if you are starting on a new project, as 5.7.1 will be the first 5.7.x version ready for general use. Support for 5.6.x will continue with “for security and critical bugs for at least a year”.
Moodle 2.5.8, 2.6.5, and 2.7.2 were released today. All of the releases include security fixes and 2.6.5 and 2.7.2 also include bug fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed will be released later.
Update (September 15, 2014): Moodle has now released information on the security issues fixed in the releases. All three versions fix a minor vulnerability that exposes the name of the last person to post in a Q&A forum. Moodle 2.6.5 and 2.7.2 fix a vulnerability that “could potentially allow unauthorised access and privilege escalation” when using Central Authentication Service (CAS). This vulnerability was not fixed in 2.5.8 and CAS users “are encouraged to upgrade to a more recent release”.
WordPress 3.9.2 was released today. The new version fixes several security vulnerabilities, including a potential code execution vulnerability, and includes additional security hardening.
For those still running WordPress 3.7 or 3.8 new versions, 3.7.4 and 3.8.4 respectively, have been released that contain the same fixes.
Drupal 6.33 and 7.31 were released today. The new versions fixes a denial of service (DOS) security vulnerability in Drupal’s XML-RPC endpoint.
MediaWiki 1.19.18, 1.22.9, and 1.23.2 were released yesterday. The new versions include several security fixes. Version 1.22.8 and 1.23.2 also include bug fixes.
More information is available in the release announcement for 1.19.18, 1.22.9, and 1.23.2.
Moodle 2.4.11, 2.5.7, 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.