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phpBB 2.0.17 - New Security Update release

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#1 harrywaldron


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Posted 21 July 2005 - 05:18 AM

The new phpBB 2.0.17 release fixes some security issues due to XSS and provides additional new features

phpBB 2.0.17 - New release provides security updates

Tutorial for heavily moderated boards

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CHANGE LOG: What has changed in this release?

* Added extra checks to the deletion code in privmsg.php

* Fixed XSS issue in IE using the url BBCode

* Fixed admin activation so that you must have administrator rights to activate accounts in this mode 

* Fixed get_username returning wrong row for usernames beginning with numerics

* Pass username through phpbb_clean_username within validate_username function

* Fixed PHP error in message_die function

* Fixed incorrect generation of {postrow.SEARCH_IMG} tag in viewtopic.php 

* Also fixed above issue in usercp_viewprofile.php

* Fixed incorrect setting of user_level on pending members if a group is granted moderator rights

* Fixed ordering of forums on admin_ug_auth.php to be consistant with other pages

* Correctly set username on posts when deleting a user from the admin panel

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