Update: WoltLab Suite 5.5.9

  • We have just released new versions of our products:

    • WoltLab Suite 5.5.9

    Stability releases (third part of the version number, also known as “patch releases”) aim to solve existing problems in the current version. Like every stability release, they do not introduce new features. It is strongly recommended to apply these updates.

    How to Apply Updates

    Open your Administration Control Panel and navigate to “Configuration → Packages → List Packages”. Please click on the button “Search for Updates” located in the right corner above the package list.

    Notable Changes

    The list below includes only significant changes, minor fixes or typos are generally left out.

    WoltLab Suite Blog: Article Threads

    • HTML special characters in usernames are now correctly encoded in the text of the created thread. There was no security issue, because the text is still processed by the "HTML Purifier". 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Calendar: Event Threads

    • HTML special characters in usernames are now correctly encoded in the text of the created thread. There was no security issue because the text is still processed by the "HTML Purifier". 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Filebase

    • Search queries could fail if there were hits in multiple language versions of a file. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Filebase: Support Threads

    • HTML special characters in usernames are now correctly encoded in the text of the created thread. There was no security issue, because the text is still processed by the "HTML Purifier". 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Forum

    • The button to react is now correctly hidden if users are not allowed to react to posts. 5.5
    • When moving posts to an existing thread that are older than the thread itself, the creation time of the thread is now adjusted to the time of the newest first post. 5.5
    • Fixed a display problem when deactivating the last post of a thread. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Gallery

    • Calling an album without a title image caused an error. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Core: Importer

    • WordPress
      • An error in processing the number of comments of an article was fixed. 5.5
      • Orphaned replies to deleted comments were not skipped by mistake. 5.5

    WoltLab Suite Core

    • The system check now checks if the OPcache management features are available. Operation with active OPcache is only possible if the management functions have not been blocked by the web host. 5.5
    • When templates are updated by a style import, the last modification date of the templates is now also updated. 5.5
    • When uploading avatars, the MIME type is now also checked against the approved file extensions. Illegal file types (esp. GIF files) can no longer be hidden in a different file extension. 5.5
    • Input fields for multiple selection had a flat but unnecessary minimum height. 5.5
    • The fix for the display error in desktop notifications in WoltLab Suite 5.5.5 has now been correctly applied. 5.5
    • Media embedded by Instagram media provider now does not overlap subsequent content. 5.5
    • Drop-down menus are now positioned so that their content is fully visible when space is limited. 5.5
    • For developers: tslib has been updated to version 2.5.0. 5.5

    Alexander Ebert
    Senior Developer WoltLab® GmbH

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