WordPress and Drupal have both recently released their latest security updates. There were vulnerabilities found in these two platforms. The vulnerabilities are due to DoS (denial of service) on the PHP XML parser. This issue can cause sites’ database to reach the maximum number of open connections. Hence, the affected sites will experience temporarily downtime. For those of you who run your websites on either WordPress or Drupal, please perform a full site backup and update your sites ASAP. For more info, you can check out the updates here:
PrestaShop has recently released its latest update: PrestaShop 22.214.171.124. Here are the details:
- Improved cart summary and management with several pages and responsiveness
- One Page Checkout fixes issue with customer messages
- And Much More…
To learn more about the update, please read this changelog from PrestaShop Official Website.
WordPress has recently released its latest update: WordPress 3.9.1 version. This is a maintenance release for all previous versions. According to WordPress.org, the latest version fixes the following:
- Various fixes for multisite networks, customizing widgets while previewing themes, and the updated visual editor.
- Audio/video playlists feature enhancement
Since this is only a maintenance update, your WordPress may have been updated automatically (depending on the existing version of WordPress you have). But to ensure your WordPress website is updated, it is recommended to log in to your site and check if update is required. To update, log in to your WordPress dashboard and the update button is listed on top of the browser. To learn more about the update, please read this blog post from WordPress.org.
Joomla! has recently released its latest update: Joomla! 3.3.0. This update includes various features such as improved password hashing and microdata. Other important updates include:
- Add the ability to require a user to reset their password
- Add support for localized (and parameterized) numeric format
- Update TinyMCE to 4.0.22
- Removed duplicate items-more div
- and much more
To learn more about the update, please read this article on Joomla! official website.
Drupal has recently released its latest update: Drupal 7.27. This version is the security and maintenance release for the Drupal 7 series. To learn more about the update, please read this release note from Drupal Official Website.