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Postby Tawmass » Fri Dec 30, 2005 3:34 pm

Hopefully it was a clean update and this latest rev will continue to keep the damn spammers out. Let me know if any of you have any problems.

(Below are the changes)
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-Tom
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What has changed in this release of v20.0.19

The changelog (contained within this release) is as follows:

[Fix] corrected index on session keys table under MS SQL

[Fix] added session keys table to backup

[Fix] delete session keys entries when deleting user

[Fix] changes to support MySQL 5.0

[Fix] changes to some of the admin files to improve efficiency and remove a potential error condition when building the menu

[Fix] change truncation of username length in usercp_register.php - BFUK

[Fix] incorrect path to avatars in admin_users.php (Bug #667)

[Fix] fixed get_userdata to support correct sql escaping (non-mysql dbs) - jarnaez

[Fix] fixed captcha for those not having the zlib extension enabled

[Change] Placed version information above who is online in admin panel for better visual presence

[Sec] fixed XSS issue (only valid for Internet Explorer) within the url bbcode

[Sec] fixed XSS issue (only valid for Internet Explorer) if html tags are allowed and enabled

[Sec] added configurable maximum login attempts to prevent dictionary attacks
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Postby Tawmass » Mon Apr 10, 2006 8:06 am

Just upgraded it again to v2.0.20. For those that care, below are the list of fixes:

The changelog (contained within this release) is as follows:

[Fix] Prevent login attempts from incrementing for inactive users

[Fix] Do not check maximum login attempts on re-authentication to the admin panel - tomknight

[Fix] Regenerate session keys on password change

[Fix] retrieving category rows in index.php (Bug #90)

[Fix] improved index performance by determining the permissions before iterating through all forums (Bug #91)

[Fix] Better handling of short usernames within the search (bug #105)

[Fix] Send a no-cache header on admin pages as well as normal board pages (Bug #149)

[Fix] Apply word censors to the message when quoting it (Bug #405)

[Fix] Improved performance of query in admin_groups (Bug #753)

[Fix] Workaround for an issue in either PHP or MSSQL resulting in a space being returned instead of an empty string (bug #830)

[Fix] Correct use of default_style config value (Bug #861)

[Fix] Replace unneeded unset calls in admin_db_utilities.php - vanderaj

[Fix] Improved error handling in modcp.php

[Fix] Improved handling of forums to which the user does not have any explicit permissions - vanderaj

[Fix] Assorted fixes and cleanup of admin_ranks.php, now requires confirmation of deletions

[Fix] Assorted fixes and cleanup of admin_words.php, now requires confirmation of deletions

[Fix] Addition and editing of smilies can no longer be performed via GET, now requires confirmation of deletions

[Fix] Escape group names in admin_groups.php

[Sec] Replace strip_tags with htmlspecialchars in private message subject

[Sec] Some changes to HTML handling if enabled

[Sec] Escape any special characters in reverse dns - Anthrax101

[Sec] Typecast poll id values - Anthrax101

[Sec] Added configurable search flood control to reduce the effect of DoS style attacks

[Sec] Changed the way we create "random" values for use as keys - chinchilla/Anthrax101

[Sec] Enabled Visual Confirmation by default

[Change] Changed handling of the case where a selected style doesn't exist in the database

[Change] Changed handling of topic pruning to improve performance

[Change] Changed default forum permissions to only allow registered users to post in new forums

Practice safe hex and let me know if you have any questions,
-Tom
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Postby Tawmass » Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:50 pm

Just upgraded to phpBB 2.0.21

What has changed in this release?

The changelog (contained within this release) is as follows:

[Fix] Changes to random number generator code to explicitly truncate the length of the string
[Fix] Quoting on boards with HTML enabled
[Fix] Special characters on boards with HTML enabled
[Fix] Redirect to list if cancelling deletion of ranks, smilies or word censors
[Fix] Missing error message if an inactive user tried to login (Bug #1598)
[Fix] Do not alter post counts when just removing a poll (Bug #1602)
[Fix] Correct error in removal of old session keys
[Fix] Changed filtering of short search terms
[Sec] Improved filtering on language selection (also addresses a number of bug reports related to missing languages)
[Change] Backported more efficient highlighting code from Olympus
[Change] Backported zlib emulation code so that there is only a single confirmation image even if zlib is not available


Let me know if you have any questions.
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Postby Tawmass » Sun Dec 24, 2006 12:47 pm

Updated the Message Board again up to the new version of v2.0.22. Let me know if any of you have any problems or questions.

(Below are the changes for you fellow geek types)
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Changes since 2.0.21
[Fix] Check for user's existence prior to showing email form
[Fix] New members of moderator groups should always become moderators (Bug #382)
[Fix] Proper message when replying to non-existant topics (Bug #459)
[Fix] Changed column type of search_array to store more ids (Bug #4058)
[Fix] Fixed annoyance with font-size selector (Bug #4612)
[Fix] Fix optimize line in database updater (Bug #6186)
[Sec] Check for the avatar upload directory reinforced
[Sec] Changes to the criteria for "bad" redirection targets - kellanved
[Sec] Fixed a non-persistent XSS issue in private messaging
[Sec] Fixing possible negative start parameter - SpiderZ.
[Sec] Added session checks to various forms - kellanved
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Postby Tawmass » Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:19 pm

Updated the Message Board to the latest v2.0.23.
-Tom
Changes since 2.0.22
[Fix] Correctly re-assign group moderator on user deletion (Bug #280)
[Fix] Deleting a forum with multiple polls included (Bug #6740)
[Fix] Fixed postgresql query for obtaining group moderator in groupcp.php (Bug #6550)
[Fix] Selected field on first entry by default for font size within posting_body.tpl (Bug #7124)
[Fix] Adjusted maxlength parameters in admin/styles_edit_body.tpl (Bug #81)
[Fix] Fixed html output in make_forum_select if no forums present (Bug #436)
[Fix] Fixed spelling error(s) in lang_admin.php (Bug #7172, #6978)
[Fix] Correctly display censored words in admin panel (Bug #12271)
[Fix] Do not allow soft hyphen \xAD in usernames (reported by Bander00)
[Fix] Fixed the group permission system's use of array access
[Fix] Simple group permissions now work properly
[Sec] Fix possible XSRF Vulnerability in private messaging and groups handling
[Fix] Fix inability to export smilies (Bug #2265)
[Fix] Fixing some problems with PHP5 and register_long_arrays off
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