Evolution 1.0.15 Important Security Update and 100+ Changes

This release of MODX Evolution includes more than 100 fixes and improvements. It also includes fixes for two critical security vulnerabilities.

By Jay Stephen Gilmore
November 6, 2014
Evolution 1.0.15 Important Security Update and 100+ Changes

MODX Evolution 1.0.15 is now available. This release of MODX Evolution includes more than 100 fixes and improvements. It also includes fixes for two critical security vulnerabilities; one in the core and one in Jot, a commenting Extra that is packaged with Evolution. As this release contains critical security fixes, this should be considered a mandatory upgrade.

Highlights of the 1.0.15 release include:

<h3>Thanks to the Contributors</h3>
<p>We'd like to thank the contributors for this release who are: <a href="https://github.com/Jako">Jako (Thomas Jakobi)</a>, <a href="https://github.com/yama">yama (Masanori Yamamoto)</a>, <a href="https://github.com/dmi3yy">Dmi3yy (Dmytro Lukianenko)</a>, <a href="https://github.com/Segr">Segr Kaparov (Segr)</a>, <a href="https://github.com/tonatos">tonatos</a>, <a href="https://github.com/bossloper"> bossloper</a>, <a href="https://github.com/mrhaw">mrhaw (Andreas Wettainen)</a>, <a href="https://github.com/TimGS">TimGS (Tim Spencer)</a>, <a href="https://github.com/Pathologic">Pathologic</a>, <a href="https://github.com/olegpro">olegpro (Олег Максименко)</a>, <a href="https://github.com/Haprog">Haprog (Kari Söderholm)</a>, <a href="https://github.com/jasonabird">jasonabird (Jason Bird)</a>, <a href="https://github.com/OptimusCrime">OptimusCrime</a>, and <a href="https://github.com/juliolopez78">juliolopez78 (Julio López)</a>

With regard to the important security issues, there are two options to mitigate them:

  1. Upgrade to MODX Evolution 1.0.15 (recommended)
  2. Patch the two files affected.

Get Started with Evo 1.0.15

Here's what you need to get started or upgrade to MODX Evolution 1.0.15:

<h3>It Takes a Village</h3>
<p>To everyone who filed bugs and made feature requests. Thanks and keep them coming!</p>

<h3>Keep Your MODX Sites Safe</h3>
<p>To keep your MODX sites safe and performing their best, we strongly recommend upgrading to the latest version of Evolution. If you need someone to assist you with your MODX Evolution upgrade, find a local <a href="https://modx.com/professionals/">MODX Professional</a> or <a href="https://modx.com/support-and-services/project-inquiry/">contact the MODX Support team</a>.</p>

On behalf of the MODX and Evolution teams,
Thank-you.