Drupal 8.1.6 Released

Drupal 8.1.6 was released on Monday. The new version fixes an issue that occurred when upgrading to 8.1.4 or 8.1.5 “without first emptying the /core and /vendor folders” that could cause to “a fatal error due to code that should have been removed being executed”.

Drupal 8.1.5 was “identical to Drupal 8.1.4, except that Drupal 8.1.4 incorrectly reports it’s own version as 8.1.4-dev”.

More information is available in the release notes.

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Joomla 3.6.0 Released

Joomla 3.6.0 was released today. The new version includes UX improvements, improvements to the update process, and per menu access controls.

More information is available in the release announcement.

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Moodle 2.7.15, 2.9.7, 3.0.5, and 3.1.1 Released

Moodle 2.7.15, 2.9.7, 3.0.5, and 3.1.1 were released today. All of the new versions include security fixes. Details of the security vulnerabilities fixed will be released in a week. Versions 3.0.5 and 3.1.1 also include “small improvements” and bug fixes.

Update (July 19, 2016): Moodle has now released information on the security issue fixed in the releases. The vulnerabilities fixed include a vulnerability that allowed users to send emails to arbitrary email addresses through Moodle.

More information is available in the release notes for 2.7.152.9.73.0.5, and 3.1.1.

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Drupal 7.50 Released

Drupal 7.50 was released today. The leap from 7.44 to 7.50 is due to more significant changes between minor versions than usually occurs. Among the changes is support for full UTF-8 (emojis, Asian symbols, mathematical symbols) when using a MySQL database and improved support for PHP versions, including PHP 7. The new version also fixes numerous bugs. While the new version doesn’t include “security fixes” it does include security improvements, including a new permission for administering fields and clickjacking protection is now on by default.

More information is available in the blog post and release notes for the new version.

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Drupal 8.1.4 Released

Drupal 8.1.4 was released today. The new version includes “bug fixes, along with documentation and testing improvements”.

More information is available in the release notes.

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TYPO3 8.2.0 Released

TYPO3 8.2.0 was released today. The new version includes expanded use of the new database abstraction layer and “additional security measurements that are available with PHP7 have been integrated”.

More information is available in the release announcement.

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MediaWiki 1.27.0 Released, Support Ends For MediaWiki 1.25.x

MediaWiki 1.27.0 was released yesterday. The new version includes a lot of new minor features and bug fixes.

The new version requires at least version 5.5.9 of PHP.

More information is available in the release announcement.

Support ended for MediaWiki 1.25.x with the release 1.27.0. Anyone still running 1.25.x should upgrade to a newer version.

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Magento 2.1.0 Released

Magento 2.1.0 was released today. The new version includes numerous bug fixes and minor improvements. It also includes security enhancements and fixes vulnerabilities that could potentially “be exploited to access customer information or take over administrator sessions”.

More information is available in the release notes.

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WordPress 4.5.3 Released

WordPress 4.5.3 was released today. The new version fixes a number of bugs and fixes a number security vulnerabilities, including a couple of cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities.

More information is available in the release notice and Codex document.

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Drupal 7.44 and 8.1.3 Released

Drupal 7.44 and 8.1.3 were released today. Both releases only include a security fix, 7.44 fixes an issue that could cause saving user accounts to “grant the user all roles” and 8.1.3 fixes an issue that could allow “unauthorized users to see Statistics information”.

More information is available in the release notes for 7.44 and 8.1.3.

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