phpBB 3.2.2 Release - Please Update

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phpBB 3.2.2 Release - Please Update

Post by Marc » Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:55 pm

Greetings everyone,

We are pleased to announce the release of phpBB 3.2.2 "Bertie’s New Year Resolution". This version is a maintenance & security release of the 3.2.x branch which fixes one security issue, adds one minor feature addition, as well as fixing various issues reported in previous versions.

Previous versions did not limit the allowed schemes for URLs in profile fields and therefore allowed users to also specify URLs with the javascript scheme. This is now forbidden. As always, please keep in mind that external URLs can potentially be unsafe. Therefore it is recommended to not click on any URLs that might look suspicious to you. We would like to thank “aaaimg” for the disclosure of this issue to our development team.

As a minor feature addition, phpBB now also supports Memcached caching.
The fixed issues include, among others, problems when updating from phpBB versions 3.0.5 and older, incorrect image size being detected for uploaded files, blurry forum & topic icons in some browsers, and problems with deleting orphaned attachments when a high number of orphaned attachments is present.

We’d also like to note that due to changes in our dependency the minimum expected PHP version is now PHP 5.4.7. PHP versions between 5.4.0 and 5.4.6 will most likely continue to work but can cause unexpected side effects. If you are affected by this you should upgrade to a newer, secure version of PHP.
In addition to that, PHP 7.2 is now supported by phpBB 3.2. Please ensure that your extensions are compatible before upgrading.

The full list of changes is available in the changelog file within the docs folder contained in the release package. You can find the key highlights of this release on the wiki at https://wiki.phpbb.com/Release_Highlights/3.2.2 and a list of all issues fixed on our tracker at https://tracker.phpbb.com/issues/?filter=14391

The packages can be downloaded from our downloads page.

The development team thanks everyone who contributed code to this release: kasimi, Rubń Calvo, rxu, JoshyPHP, hubaishan, javiexin, Jakub Senko, David Colón, Sophist, Daniel Sinn, Soeren D. Schulze, Jagoba Los Arcos, Kailey Truscott, Crizzo, Daniel Mota, Jim Mossing Holsteyn, Julien Tant, Serge Skripchuk, abyssmedia, ftc2, kitsiosk, v12mike, vinny

If you have any questions or comments, we'll be happy to address them in the discussion topic.

- The phpBB Team

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