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#1 2009-09-04 00:40:16

PeterThoeny
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Announcement: TWiki Community Release 4.3.2 General Availability

The TWiki Community Release 4.3.2 aka Georgetown Release is now available for download from the TWiki.org website. This is a patch release that adds a crypt token based security fix to protect against a CSRF vulnerability. This release incorporates also several usability enhancements and other bug fixes.

It is recommended to upgrade older TWiki releases to this TWiki-4.3.2 release. We expect this release to be very stable.

Download the new release from http://twiki.org/

Note: An upgrade package will be made available shortly.

Changes and Upgrade

TWiki 4.3 (code named Georgetown) introduces security enhancements, usability enhancements, feature enhancements, and adds extensions to strengthen TWiki as an enterprise collaboration platform.

TWiki is now localized to Bulgarian, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Ukrainian.

Highlights of TWiki-4.3.2:

  * Security Enhancements:
     * Crypt token based fix for CSRF vulnerability - http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/Sec … sedCsrfFix
  * Usability Enhancements:
     * Upgrade TinyMCEPlugin with latest tinyMCE WYSIWYG editor

Highlights of TWiki-4.3.1:

  * Security Enhancements:
     * Reduced risk of CSRF (cross-site request forgery) - http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/Sec … -2009-1339
  * Usability Enhancements:
     * Use ISO date format by default

Highlights of TWiki-4.3.0:

  * Security Enhancements:
     * Reduced risk of XSS (cross-site scripting)
     * S/MIME support to sign administrative e-mails
  * Usability Enhancements:
     * Replace question mark links with red-links to point to non-existing topics
  * Enterprise Collaboration Enhancements:
     * Pre-installed HeadlinesPlugin to show headline newsfeeds in TWiki topics
     * Pre-installed TWikiNetSkin, TWikiNetSkinPlugin for corporate look and feel
  * Search Enhancements:
     * Add footer parameter to Formatted Search
     * Add number of topics to Formatted Search
  * Miscellaneous Feature Enhancements:
     * Control over variable expansion at topic creation time
     * 17 new TWikiDocGraphics images
     * Include URL supports list of domains to exclude from proxy
     * Adding Korean language
  * Plugin Enhancements
     * SpreadSheetPlugin: 5 new functions

Details are listed in the release notes at http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/TWiki/TWi … Notes04x03

To upgrade from releases prior to TWiki-4.2.0 follow the instructions at http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/TWiki/TWikiUpgradeGuide

To upgrade from TWiki-4.2.x and 4.3.0 we recommend to watch the download page at http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/DownloadTWiki -- an upgrade package will be made available shortly.

Many people worked on the 4.3 release. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the TWiki.org community in making this happen! The change history with contributors is listed at http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/TWiki/TWi … ownRelease

-- peter.thoeny.public [at] twiki [dot] net - http://www.twiki.net/ - http://twiki.org/

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