VHFFS 4.5.0 release notes

Not much to say, this page contains the VHFFS 4.5.0 ChangeLog.

  • new VHFFS mail management, with a new, clear, almost perfect database schema
  • Now using Data Source Name (DSN) instead of separate fields for host, port, and database for MySQL and PostgreSQL configuration
  • all password field changed from crypted-md5 or DES to crypted-SHA-512
  • updated MySQL patch for Mysql 5.1.73 and MySQL 5.5.40 (Debian Wheezy)
  • added a patch to add support for dynamic document_root per request in mod-vhost-hash-alias which is now possible in Apache 2.4
  • ported TuxFamily kernel patch to Linux 3.2.45
  • bugfix: don't delete users which are not yet free of groups
  • API: added get_config() method to easily fetch related object configuration
  • updated awstats patches against awstats 6.95 and 7.1
  • added VHFFS syslogger!, a tool to redirect standard input to syslog
  • new pure-ftpd patch, altlog to syslog feature added
  • log_apachectl and log_apachelocal configuration directives are now replaced to log_postrotate
  • user hashed passwords and mail hashed passwords are now using the same hash algorithm, don't ask anymore the user password when creating the user mailbox and just copy the hash
  • reload vhffs configuration file if changed while using FastCGI
  • added a patch to fix a memory leak in suPHP
  • Improved the way we managed users created by robots. User who succeed having a validated group or being adding added to an active group are switched to a validated state which prevent them to be automatically removed.
  • sanitize mercurial description data to match .hgrc requirements
  • bugfix: fixed duplicate backups of group data for group that were not empty when asked to be deleted
  • now sending mail to users when objects are successfully created
  • web and repositories stats (awstats) are now using geoip module instead of reverse DNS, which is faster and gives better results
  • now allowing dot '.' char in mailinglist local part.
  • fixed MediaWiki VHFFS auth plugin, call-time pass-by-reference has been removed in PHP 4.4
  • updated patches for pure-ftpd 1.0.36
  • fixed exim4 example config for PostgreSQL 9.x, standard_conforming_strings compliance
  • force scalar context on $cgi→param() where it is necessary to prevent list context abuse
  • fixed bug #276, XSS issue with “msg” param
  • updated apache and courier configurations for Debian Wheezy
dev/4.5.0_release.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/14 18:23 by gradator
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