The Coppermine development team is releasing a security update for Coppermine in order to counter a recently discovered vulnerability. It is important that all users who run version cpg1.5.14 or older update to this latest version as soon as possible.How to update
Users running versions prior to 1.5.16 should update immediately by downloading
the latest version from the download page
and following the upgrade steps in the documentation
If you have problems with this update, please use the Update support board
. Do not post your issues to this announcement thread - your post will be deleted without notice.Why was cpg1.5.16 released?
The release covers a recently discovered bug in the registration process that allows (if unpatched) a user to circumvent the admin activation if both email verification and admin activation are enabled in the config.
Additionally, cpg1.5.16 includes fixes for the following non-security related issues:
- Fixed 'delete all comments' function in album properties
- Added plugin hook 'register_form_validate'
- Fixed display of non-image files when 'Go directly from thumbnail to full-sized image' is enabled in config (thread)
- Also send activation confirmation email if the user has been activated via the user manager (thread)
The Coppermine Team