The fourth patch release of MODX Revolution 2.6

by Jason Coward

Published on June 8, 2018

Yesterday we released MODX Revolution 2.6.4. It contains a several fixes for a variety of small bugs and security issues.

Highlights

As noted in the changelog, there are only a few small changes between 2.6.3 and 2.6.4:

  • Fix sorting by access column in Template Access tab of Template Variable edit view #13893
  • Make sure category is not null before checking add_children permission when creating chunks #13906
  • Address various minor XSS issues in the manager #13887
  • Update xPDO to 2.7.0 to solve bug with getIterator and MODX Resource Group ACLs #13889
  • Update phpmailer from 5.2.21 to 5.2.26 to fix various security issues #13886

If you haven’t upgraded to MODX Revolution 2.6.x yet, learn more from its original release announcement.

Upgrading is Important

Revolution 2.5.2 contained critical security enhancements, and if you are not yet running 2.5.2 or higher, or if you recently upgraded to 2.6.2, you should upgrade to 2.6.4 now. See below for more info.

We cannot stress the importance of diligently upgrading to the latest version of MODX enough. While no software is 100% secure, powering your site with the most current version usually helps protect you from hackers that rely on exploiting outdated software. If you’re not sure what version of MODX Revolution you’re running, log into your website Manager. If the version number doesn’t appear in the top left-hand corner of the Manager, go to Manage>Reports>System Info.

If you need help upgrading your site, please contact your website builder, find a MODX Professional or get in touch with MODX Support.

Release contributors

We would like to thank Mark-H, davidpede, JoshuaLuckers, and theboxer for their contributions to this release.

Get Started with Revo 2.6

Here’s what you need to get started or upgrade to MODX Revolution 2.6:

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