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Export to PDF Libraries Updated/Fixed!

December 3, 2016 Tags: release, pdf

We've updated some of the optional 'Export to PDF' libraries.  These libraries are NOT included with the Exponent CMS package (nor the git repository). Several of these require special customized packages and are available as separate downloads. (read more)

Patch #4 Released for V2.4.0

December 2, 2016 Tags: patch, release, bugs

This patch fixes several issues in the v2.4.0, v2.4.0patch1, v2.4.0patch2 and v2.4.0patch3 releases. It fixes some form control regression issues and updates some key components such as WYSIWYG Editors and the File Manager. We strongly encourage all Exponent installations be upgraded to v2.4.0 with this patch as soon as practical! Patch #4 to v2.4.0 is found at https://sourceforge.net/projects/exponentcms/files/exponent-2.4.0-patch-4.zip/download  (read more)

Patch #1 Released for V2.4.0

November 4, 2016 Tags: patch, release, bugs

This patch fixes several issues in the v2.4.0 release and addresses a number of security vulnerabilities found in all previous versions of Exponent CMS v2.x. We strongly encourage all Exponent installations be upgraded to v2.4.0 with this patch as soon as practical! Patch #1 to v2.4.0 is found at http://sourceforge.net/projects/exponentcms/files/exponent-2.4.0-patch-1.zip/download (read more)

Patch #3 Released for V2.4.0

November 4, 2016 Tags: patch, release, bugs

This patch fixes several issues in the v2.4.0, v2.4.0patch1 and v2.4.0patch2 releases. It fixes two critical errors where new folders were created using the wrong permissions (since v237patch1 in .less to .css compilations) and an inability for new customers to create an account during checkout (since v240). It also enhances the new optional Page Redirection support. We strongly encourage all Exponent installations be upgraded to v2.4.0 with this patch as soon as practical! Patch #1 to v2.4.0 is found at http://sourceforge.net/projects/exponentcms/files/exponent-2.4.0-patch-3.zip/download (read more)

Patch #2 Released for V2.4.0

November 4, 2016 Tags: patch, release, bugs

This patch fixes several issues in the v2.4.0 and v2.4.0patch1 releases and continues to address some security vulnerabilities found in all previous versions of Exponent CMS v2.x. It also adds new optional Page Redirection support. This can be activated by updating the 'Configure Website', Error Messages tab and turning on 'Handle Page Not Found Redirection?'. Page Redirection is then found under the Manage All Pages views. We strongly encourage all Exponent installations be upgraded to v2.4.0 with this patch as soon as practical! Patch #1 to v2.4.0 is found at http://sourceforge.net/projects/exponentcms/files/exponent-2.4.0-patch-2.zip/download (read more)

Version 2.4.0 Released

October 29, 2016 Tags: release, bugs, security

This version, code-named 'Limited Lockdown' fixes many security issues in all previous versions and adds screen reader (accessibility) support. We strongly encourage all Exponent installations be upgraded to v2.4.0 as soon as practical! (read more)

Security Vulnerability - All Exponent Versions - October 2016

October 29, 2016 Tags: release, bugs, security

There are several security vulnerabilities in all versions of Exponent 2.x found in September and October, 2016, reported by a number of individuals including:Manuel Garcia Cardenas, the PKAV TEAM, fyth, felixk3y, DM_, obfusor, xiaoL, ylgaaaaa, Tomato, wooeast, and xiojunjie, These vulnerabilities could allow possible SQL injections, remote file exploits, RCE, XSS, changes to configurations, and other issues. They have been present in all versions of Exponent (2.x). The fix is: (read more)

Patch #1 Released for V2.3.9

September 13, 2016 Tags: patch, release, bugs

This patch fixes several issues in the v2.3.9 release. It also provides several tweaks and new features including a 'fill screen' feature for the elFinder file manager, though the main focus is providing several security fixes.  Patch #1 to v2.3.9 is found at http://sourceforge.net/projects/exponentcms/files/exponent-2.3.9-patch-1.zip/download (read more)

Updated Patches released for v2.1.4 and v2.2.3 Again

September 13, 2016 Tags: patch, release, bugs

Though they are both extremely old versions, they were the release before a major version change and are/may still be in use. Please bear in mind we strongly recommend your installations be updated to a much newer version which contains many more fixes and new features. Having said that, these patches (v2.1.4patch11 and v2.2.3patch14) fix security vulnerabilities reported by Manuel Garcia Cardenas and PKAV TEAM which could allow possible SQL injections. (read more)

Security Vulnerability - All Exponent Versions - September 2016

September 12, 2016 Tags: patch, security

There is a security vulnerability in Exponent 2.x found on September 12, 2016 and reported by Manuel Garcia Cardenas which could allow a possible SQL injection. Although the server and site setup to allow such an attack (in the real world) is very rare, it is none-the-less a vulnerability.  It has been present in all versions of Exponent (2.x). The fix is: (read more)