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Phorum 5.2.21 released - Minor Security Fixes

Phorum 5.2.21 released - Minor Security Fixes
September 20, 2016 03:47PM
I'm happy to announce our latest stable release Phorum 5.2.21.

It is a bug fix release over 5.2.20 fixing some issues reported (including patches, thanks folks!) and other collected changes since the last release.

Also includes some minor security fixes as can be seen below.

You can download this new release from our downloads page or our github page.

  • Convert $PHORUM = $GLOBALS['PHORUM'] to global $PHORUM (fixing #598)
  • Fixing various invalid index warnings
  • W3C validator: There is no attribute "onChange" (fixing #908)
  • W3C validator: Value of attribute "method" cannot be "POST"
  • Missing alt-attributes added
  • Module Tidy Output is corrupting avatar images (fixing #911)
  • Id and name attribute value mismatch (fixing #917)
  • Fix character set for search title
  • Multi byte safe word wrapping
  • Do not substitute smileys in html entities (fixing #827)
  • Replace nobr by css
  • Create thumbnails as PNG (fixing #895)
  • Fix Group Membership filtering
  • Random Extension: Implements a PHP 5.x fallback for random_bytes and random_int functions
  • Data validation enhanced (fixing #1001 partly)
  • Set cookies with httponly (fixing #1001 partly)
  • X-Frame-Options added
  • Add posting token to login and register (fixing #1001 partly)
  • Obsolete assignment by reference (&new) removed
  • Replaced ENT_COMPAT by ENT_QUOTES
  • Made admin interface XHTML 1.0 Transitional compliant
  • Replace PHP short tags
  • BBCode Module: New settings for stripping message bodies
  • Event Logging Module: Support for for ipv6
  • SMTP Module: Upgrade phpmailer


Using Phorum since 7/2000: forum.langzeittest.de (actual version 5.2.23)
Modules "Made in Germany" for version 5.2: Author_as_Sender, CarCost, Close_Topic, Conceal_Message_Timestamp,
Format_Email, Index_Structure, Mailing_List, Pervasive_Forum, Spritmonitor, Terms_of_Service and German_Language_Files_Package.
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