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BP Upgrade Notes (UBB 7.5.7)[message #313228] Mon, 17 December 2012 17:11 Go to next message

Registered:January 2000
Location: Danubia
- The UBB.threads development team has identified a serious exploit that can allow a standard user to obtain elevated permissions on UBB.threads forums and upload malicious files.
- All 7.x versions should be upgraded to the latest 7.5.7 release which fixes this vulnerability. Version 7.5.7 is available to download in the UBB Central Members area
- Additional Features and Fixes in 7.5.7:
- [color:#FF0000]Added Stop Forum Spam integration (http://www.stopforumspam.com) with 4 levels of protection. - Special thanks to long time UBB member Gizmo for the initial code for his new feature.[/color]
- Administrators can now manually add a new user in the control panel to the default sign up groups and send the user their login information.
- A site wide custom Board Key is now available, allowing the UBB administrator to specify and further enhance security.
- Revised cookie handling for returning members.
- Removed Internet Explorer 7 directive in header and replaced with IE Edge to enhance compatibility with with Internet Explorer going forward.
- Default Stock and Dark themes have been modified to be more lean and efficient.
- Upgrader has been cleaned up to address incorrect errors for Language strings and non-existent files.
- Upgrader now identifies older files that are not needed and should be deleted enhancing security and providing a cleaner install.
- Control panel login page now shows helpful info about server and environment.
- Admin control panel had been updated with a new cleaner look and feel.
- New favicon.ico for both themes
- Various bug fixes

[Updated on: Mon, 17 December 2012 21:53] by Moderator

Re: BP Upgrade Notes (UBB 7.5.7)[message #313230] Mon, 17 December 2012 18:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Sam Hotte

Registered:March 2009
Location: Middle of Germany
Hail to the admin(s) ... Smile
Re: BP Upgrade Notes (UBB 7.5.7)[message #313238] Mon, 17 December 2012 21:48 Go to previous message

Registered:October 2012
This is very nice, thanks.
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