Patch Day 2018-07-02

  • We have just released new versions of our products:

    • WoltLab Suite Blog 3.0.16 / 3.1.4
    • WoltLab Suite Core 2.1.23 / 3.0.16 / 3.1.4
    • WoltLab Suite Filebase 3.0.16 / 3.1.4
    • WoltLab Suite Forum 5.1.4
    • WoltLab Suite Gallery 3.0.16 / 3.1.4


    Stability releases (also known as "minor releases") aim to solve existing problems in the current version. Like every stability release, they do not introduce new features; It is strongly recommended to apply these updates.


    New Privacy Policy Template

    WoltLab Community Framework 2.1

    The new privacy policy template is shipped through the language system, any custom version for the particular phrase is disabled by default - you should review the new content and make the appropriate changes.


    WoltLab Suite 3.0 and 3.1

    Your customized privacy policy is still active after this update, but it may need to be updated if it was created using the previous template. The raw HTML for each version and language has been attached to this announcement.

    • 3.0_de.txt and 3.0_en.txt: WoltLab Suite 3.0 (WoltLab Suite Forum 5.0)
    • 3.1_de.txt and 3.1_en.txt: WoltLab Suite 3.1 (WoltLab Suite Forum 5.1)
  • Updating an existing installation (recommended)

    Open your Administration Control Panel and navigate to Configuration > Packages > List Packages. Please click on the button Search for Updates located in the right corner above the package list.

    Updating an existing installation (alternative)

    Navigate to the downloads section in the customer's area, select the appropriate version and click on the Download Update button. Open your Administration Control Panel and navigate to Configuration > Packages > List Packages. Click on the tab Upload package and select the previously downloaded files and upload them one by one, the order does not matter.

  • Only significant changes are included in the list below, minor fixes and typos are left out.


    The version numbers behind the list items indicate the lowest version that was impacted by this change. All later versions include the same fix in this update too, or have already been fixed in an earlier update.


    WoltLab Suite Blog

    • The filter component for the entry publication date did not work. 3.0.16+
    • The entry list by category was mistakenly excluded from SERPs. 3.1.4
    • Navigating to page 2 or later of the list of own entries was not possible. 3.1.4

    WoltLab Suite Filebase

    • The upload time was missing in some sidebar box configurations. 3.0.16+
    • Lists of files could not be sorted by their last change time. 3.1.4

    WoltLab Suite Forum

    • The moderator's modification log for threads did not remove inaccessible labels from the view. 5.1.4
    • Moderation queue items are now assigned in chunks of 5,000 items to reduce the number of tokens in the query. 5.1.4
    • The hide button for modification log entries was unavailable on mobile devices. 5.1.4

    WoltLab Suite Gallery

    • Uploading or editing of very small images were lacking proper thumbnails in the image selector. 3.0.16+
    • The filter component for the image upload date did not work. 3.0.16+
    • The image list by category was mistakenly excluded from SERPs. 3.1.4

    WoltLab Suite Core: Importer

    • phpBB 3.x
      • Modified a regular expression to avoid issues with PCRE2 / PHP 7.3. 2.1.17+
      • Embedded post ids in quotes are now recognized. 3.0.16+
    • SMF 2.x
      • Quotes without a post id were not recognized. 3.0.16+
    • XenForo 1.x
      • Attempting to export the conversation folders resulted in an error. 3.0.16+

    WoltLab Suite Core: Infractions

    • There was a compatibility issue with PHP 7.2. 3.0.16+
    • Prevent successive clicks on the submit button to trigger the same suspension multiple times. 3.0.16+

    WoltLab Suite Core

    • Updated the included privacy policy template. 2.1.23+
    • Modified a regular expression due to an error with PCRE2 / PHP 7.3. 2.1.23+
    • Probing for the file type using libmagic could yield an error for files containing only a single ASCII zero (0x30). 2.1.23+
    • Linebreaks inside tables could sometimes be duplicated. 2.1.23+
    • Prevent the image proxy from serving cached images when it is disabled. 3.0.16+
    • Printing pages in Firefox could sometimes lead to cut-off content. 3.0.16+
    • Whitespace inbetween HTML elements caused inconsistent visuals. 3.0.15+
    • Importing boxes could sometimes fail due to a pending query result. 3.0.15+
    • The "Never" permission was too restrictive when editing the permissions of an user group. 3.1.4
    • Pasting images from the clipboard did not work when images had been disabled, but attachments were allowed. 3.1.4
    • Improved the performance and visuals of the user trophy system. 3.1.4
    • The user rank image in the user profile was misplaced on mobile devices. 3.1.4
    • Added support for the steam-protocol. 3.1.4