Dear Instance Managers and Deployment Managers,
A new version of the CWP recipe has been released.
While this is not a critical security release, this update does include non-critical security fixes.
Deadline for upgrading: None. However any given release usually expires after 18 months, please carry out an upgrade before the version you are on expires.
Release Management Guide
An overview of why we produce releases and what you should and must do is written at:
Technical Upgrade Guide
A description for technical staff on how to carry out an upgrade is found at:
[url]https://www.cwp.govt.nz/guides/core-technical-documentation/common-web-platform-core/en/development-tutorials/upgrading for instructions[/url]
This release tracks the Framework release 3.1.5 and fixes some module bugs. The highlights are:
Addition of two new modules: [url=https://www.cwp.govt.nz/guides/content-management-system-guides/for-cms-administrators/en/managing-roles-and-permissions#reviewing-permissions]security report[/url] and [url=https://www.cwp.govt.nz/guides/core-technical-documentation/secureassets-module/en]secure assets[/url].
Many fixes to fulltext search to fix issues with data being updated or invalidated incorrectly. It will be necessary to reindex all content after upgrading to 1.0.3.
Update to form validation to improve accessibility and resolve theme issues.
Improvements to CWP core technical documentation with the addition of a new security section.
Many security and vulnerability exploits have been patched. See [url]http://www.silverstripe.org/security-releases/[/url] for more information.
Changelogs are available from [url]https://www.cwp.govt.nz/guides/core-technical-documentation/common-web-platform-core/en/releases/cwp-recipe-basic-1.0.3[/url].
Damian Mooyman | CWP Platform Developer