A Recap of Platform News for the Week Ending January 6, 2017
In this week’s roundup – SocialEngine releases another bug squashing update…SE PHP v4.9.2 now available. Joomla updated to v3.7.1 to address security concerns. Minor updates also released for WordPress and Elgg.
Published on May 16, 2017
We all know that having 3rd party apps in your site make it looks more stunning and well-functioned when it comes to performance. Our 3rd party developers are continuously adding new apps and themes in our store. Let’s have a quick look back about some new apps and themes in April 2017
1. Advanced Mail by FoxExpert – https://store.phpfox.com/product/1820/advanced-mai…
Replace core private messages with live chat like facebook
Add Stickers, WebCamera photo and voice records into messages
We use standard attachments, which allow adding pictures, files and etc media to message
Sound notification about a new message like facebook, Ability to change the color of messages.
Mobile responsive (we create a special design for the mobile great view!)
Different options like poke, block user, report user, see user profile in information…
Published on May 18, 2017
We spent the week addressing minor teething issues and including several new functionality across all of our extensions. I would also like to take this opportunity to stress out that if you are still on Joomla 3.7.0, please update immediately! I have been troubleshooting several sites and noticed that some of these sites are still running on Joomla 3.7.0.
In case you missed out on the announcement that was posted yesterday, the release of Joomla 3.7.1 addresses a critical security vulnerability and several other bug fixes.
There are quite a number of changes for me to pen these changes on the post but I have cherry picked some of these new cool functionality below:
The last update for Komento was published on 2nd of March 2017 and it has been pretty stable since then. There are some minor annoying issues and some new features which we have thrown in. Some of…
Published on May 17, 2017
Joomla! 3.7.1 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla! which addresses one critical security vulnerability and several bug fixes. We strongly recommend that you update your sites immediately.
This release only contains security and bug fixes; no other changes have been made compared to the Joomla! 3.7.0 release.
What’s in 3.7.1?
Joomla! 3.7.1 is released to address a critical security issue as well as several bugs.
Security Issues Fixed
High Priority – Core – SQL Injection (affecting Joomla! 3.7.0) More information »
Fixed attribute checks in the new calendar #15573
Inject the JInput dependency into the session handler #15605
Fix b/c break in JMenuItem #15553
Fix article ordering in the backend #15655…
Published on May 16, 2017
WordPress 4.7.5 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.
WordPress versions 4.7.4 and earlier are affected by six security issues:
Insufficient redirect validation in the HTTP class. Reported by Ronni Skansing.
Improper handling of post meta data values in the XML-RPC API. Reported by Sam Thomas.
Lack of capability checks for post meta data in the XML-RPC API. Reported by Ben Bidner of the WordPress Security Team.
A Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability was discovered in the filesystem credentials dialog. Reported by Yorick Koster.
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was discovered when attempting to upload very large files. Reported by Ronni Skansing…
Published on May 15, 2017
Bugfix release 1.12.16 and 2.3.3 is now available for download
Steve Clay (9)
Jerôme Bakker (4)
ajax: normalize code whitespace (e8437621)
db: warn devs about sanitizing array values (0e7347b8, closes #10921)
discussions: ajax reply form is again a textarea (cb77158b, closes #10936)
forms: no label but normal text styling for checkboxes and radio input field options text (9fdaefeb)
groups: group activity widget can be added as default dashboard widget again without…