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Welcome to phpMyAdmin 4.7.0-beta1, the first public beta release of the upcoming version 4.7.0.
This version is available for public testing before the actual release of 4.7.0. You can see existing issues or log new ones at https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/issues.
A complete list of new features and bugs that have been fixed is available in the ChangeLog file or changelog.php included with this release.
A few highlights:
Starting with this version, phpMyAdmin uses Composer to manage PHP library dependencies while under development. Users downloading the official source distribution will not notice a difference, however users of the git repository should refer to https://docs.phpmyadmin.net/en/latest/setup.html#installing-from-git for details.
Also beginning with this version, we've made some changes to the files available for download. There are now three
different packages available:
english are the same downloads we've offered for some time, the former
featuring all languages for which we have a reasonable amount of translations and the latter being a smaller English-only
download. We have added a
source download, which includes the unit test suite, Gettext po files, documentation source, and
the number of compression formats available due to low utilization; for each package we have .tar.gz, .tar.xz, and .zip formats
There are many more improvements; please refer to the ChangeLog for full details.
As always, downloads are available at https://www.phpmyadmin.net
Thanks to our sponsors for helping to make this work possible!
The phpMyAdmin Team
The phpMyAdmin Project is looking for a full-time or part-time developer to assist in development, including bug fixing and refactoring.
The ideal candidate will dynamically balance their workload based on outstanding issues and priority, but is anticipated to break down to these percentages (in priority order of what's most important to least important):
Security maintenance (5%)
Bug fixing and issue assessment (45%)
Code base improvement like refactoring and writing unit tests (45%)
Implementation of new features (5%)
The Developer shall publish a weekly blog post about his/her work to the phpMyAdmin community.
The Developer shall send a monthly invoice to the Software Freedom Conservancy for the work done during that month.
All work produced by the Developer is to be licensed under "GPLv2 or later".
This is an independent contractor position: the Developer will be responsible for his/her own equipment and expenses.
Candidates should submit their proposal (including their CV, availability, and financial terms) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for this initial round of proposals is 2017-02-10.
The phpMyAdmin project is pleased to announce the release of phpMyAdmin versions 4.6.6 (including bug and security fixes), 22.214.171.124 (security fixes), and 126.96.36.199 (security fixes). We recommend all users update their phpMyAdmin installations.
There have been changes in the behavior since previous version:
Aside from the changes and security improvements, many bugs have been fixed including:
Please note that, as previously announced, the 4.4 branch is no longer supported. This security release is planned as the final 4.4 release. See the 188.8.131.52 release notes for more information.
As always, downloads and release notes are available at https://www.phpmyadmin.net/downloads
For more information, please see
The phpMyAdmin team
Welcome to phpMyAdmin version 184.108.40.206, a patch-level release which fixes an issue with exporting certain character sequences including a backslash (\), such as \r\n.
Because this issue #12765 affects export functionality, we do recommend updating when possible.
As always, downloads are available at https://www.phpmyadmin.net/downloads/
Previously fixed in 220.127.116.11:
Highlights from the 4.6.5 release:
A full list of changes is available in the ChangeLog file included with every release.
The phpMyAdmin team
We at the phpMyAdmin project are releasing version 18.104.22.168 as a quick fix to two issues caused by yesterday's 4.6.5 release:
The phpMyAdmin project is pleased to announce the release of phpMyAdmin versions 4.6.5 (including bug and security fixes), 22.214.171.124 (security fixes), and 126.96.36.199 (security fixes). We recommend all users update their phpMyAdmin installations.
Aside from the security improvements, many bugs have been fixed in version 4.6.5 including:
Please note that this is expected to be the final release of the 4.4 branch, which ended security support on October 1, 2016.
We are particularly grateful for the work of researcher Emanuel Bronshtein who helped identify many of these flaws.
The phpMyAdmin project is excited to announce the hiring of a part-time contract developer. Thanks to our generous sponsors, we are very fortunate to retain the services of Deven Bansod, who will spend time on security fixes, improving the parser, and other bug fixes and feature improvements. We welcome Deven to this role and thank our sponsors who make this work possible.
The phpMyAdmin team announces the release of versions 188.8.131.52 (security fixes), 184.108.40.206 (security fixes), and 4.6.4 (security and bug fixes).
These release includes many security fixes of various levels of severity. We recommend all users upgrade to this release immediately. For full information on the vulnerabilities fixed and mitigation factors for users who are unable to upgrade, refer to the ChangeLog file included with this release and the security announcements at https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/.
Aside from the security fixes, bugs have been fixed in version 4.6.4 affecting:
the phpMyAdmin team
The phpMyAdmin project announces the release of phpMyAdmin versions 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, and 4.6.3. All versions feature many security fixes that are announced as PMASA-2016-17 through PMASA-2016-28 which are posted at https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/.
Furthermore, version 4.6.3 includes the regularly scheduled maintenance improvements and bug fixes. In addition to bugs affecting particular version combinations, some of the other bugs fixed include:
As well as several more. Complete details are available in the ChangeLog.
We highly recommend updating all affected versions immediately. Downloads are available at https://www.phpmyadmin.net/downloads.
We thank the many security researchers who found and reported these flaws.
The phpMyAdmin team
Software Freedom Conservancy congratulates its phpMyAdmin project on succesfuly completing completing a thorough security audit, as part of Mozilla's Secure Open Source Fund. No serious issues were found in the phyMyAdmin codebase.
Mozilla launched the SOS Fund as part of its Open Source Support Program. The SOS Fund focuses on auditing, remediation, and verification for key open source software projects. Conservancy's phpMyAdmin project was one of the first projects selected for the program. The security audit was performed by NCC Group. The phpMyAdmin team participated actively in the audit, making its key members available to the NCC Group team. As the audit states, the project
has been one of the defacto tools for managing and maintaining MySQL databases for years. Its wide adoption matched with its potential for misuse, warrants
regular review from a security perspective.
While no serious issues were found, the audit team found 3 medium risk and 5 low risk vulnerabilities, plus one informational issue. Most of these issues are already fixed in 4.6.2 release, and the more severe issues were covered by PMASA-2016-14, PMASA-2016-15 and PMASA-2016-16. The fixes were backported to older releases as well.
We at the phpMyAdmin project are excited to have been one of the early
programs selected by the Mozilla SOS Fund, said project team member Isaac Bennetch,
We appreciate Mozilla's dedication to ensuring making software more secure and are pleased that no serious flaws were found during the phpMyAdmin audit.
Conservancy and the phpMyAdmin project are proud of the results and thank Mozilla for funding and initiating the audit, well positioning phpMyAdmin to continue its critical role in free software with confidence. The full audit report is available here.