phpMyAdmin 4.8.1 is released

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Welcome to phpMyAdmin 4.8.1, a bug fix release.

A complete list of changes and bugs fixed is available from the ChangeLog file or changelog.php included with this release.

A few highlights of bugs fixed include:

  • Fix to the scrollbar functionality and Browse table CSS overflow
  • Dropping indexes and keys fails
  • Show two factor (2FA) secret code next to QR image
  • Configuration for DefaultLang and Lang
  • MariaDB 10.2 ‘current_timestamp()’
  • Remember table sorting is broken

Known issues:

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  • Unable to log in with MySQL 8.0.11 (bug #14220, see also https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=76243)
  • A few users have reported being unable to log in with a persistent error message “Failed to set session cookie. Maybe you are using HTTP instead of HTTPS”. In some cases, clearing the phpMyAdmin cookies (‘pma*’) resolves the issue.

As always, downloads are available from https://www.phpmyadmin.net

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phpMyAdmin’s Google Summer of Code 2018 projects

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The phpMyAdmin project is please to announce the students and projects that have been selected for participation in Google Summer of Code 2018.

This year the final selections were exceptionally difficult; we received applications from many students that were worthy of being selected. We wish the best to the students who were not selected and hope they’ll continue to stay involved and apply again next year.

The students and projects are:

  • Lakshya Arora, working on general improvements and project enhancements
  • Piyush Vijay, modernizing the JavaScript used throughout the project
  • Saksham Gupta, improving themes through an automated theme generating tool
  • Leonardo Strozzi, improving the use of the Twig templating engine

Google Summer of Code is sponsored by Google and allows college students the opportunity to get paid for work on real-world projects during the summer. The phpMyAdmin project has participated for many years and many new features and enhancements have been incorporated thanks to the work of these students. For more information on GSoC, see their website https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/.

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Security fix: phpMyAdmin 4.8.0.1 is released

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Welcome to phpMyAdmin 4.8.0.1, which fixes a security flaw found in phpMyAdmin.

This version fixes a security flaw found in version 4.8.0 where an attacker can manipulate
a user in to following a specially-crafted link, allowing the attacker to execute arbitrary
SQL commands on the server. For more information, please see https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2018-2/

We recommend that all users upgrade.

Downloads are available at https://www.phpmyadmin.net/downloads/

The phpMyAdmin Team

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phpMyAdmin 4.8.0 is released

Posted by: Admin  :  Category: Phpmyadmin

Welcome to phpMyAdmin version 4.8.0. We are excited to bring you this updated version with many new features and bug fixes. There are no changes to system requirements.

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.

Major changes include security enhancements such as removing the PHP eval() function and authentication logging, a mobile interface to improve the interface when used with tablets or mobile phones, and two-factor authentication options.

A few highlights of the changes include:

  • Allow the removal of individual segments from pie charts
  • Improved database search to allow matching the exact phrase
  • phpMyAdmin no longer requires using the PHP eval() function
  • The mbstring dependency is now optional
  • Authentication logging using $ cfg[‘AuthLog’] https://docs.phpmyadmin.net/en/latest/config.html#cfg_AuthLog
  • Add support for Google’s Invisible Captcha
  • Improved handling of reCAPTCHA
  • Fixes to the JavaScript editor for TIME values
  • Improved the editor for the JSON data type
  • Add “Format” button to the edit view form
  • Implement mobile interface
  • There are now configuration directives to set defaults for Transformation options https://docs.phpmyadmin.net/en/latest/config.html#default-options-for-transformations
  • Allow Designer to show tables from other databases
  • Add support for authentication using U2F and 2FA
  • Designer: fix broken “Add tables from other database”
  • Fix double escaping of ENUM dropdown
  • Restore SQL query after session expires
  • Query builder: Fix for new column not being added
  • Fix for blank login page
  • Changes to the handling of arg_separator for AJAX requests; see issue #13940
  • Structure tab: fix silent failure to create new indexes
  • Fix improperly escaped HTML code on the database structure page
  • Fix JavaScript errors when using Internet Explorer (in particular when editing rows)
  • Fix for broken error report
  • Fix failed import
  • Fix for “Cannot read property sql_query of undefined” errors

Much of this work is thanks to the hard work of our Google Summer of Code 2017 students.

Additionally, there have been continuous improvements to many of the translations. If you don’t see your language or find a problem, you can contribute too; see https://www.phpmyadmin.net/translate/ for 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

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phpMyAdmin 4.8.0-rc1 is released

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Welcome to the release candidate version of the upcoming 4.8.0 release. This is likely to be the final testing release before 4.8.0 is officially released.

This is a pre-release version, so please check any bugs against the issue tracker and report 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.

Notable changes since 4.8.0-alpha1:

  • Designer: fix broken “Add tables from other database”
  • Fix double escaping of ENUM dropdown
  • Restore SQL query after session expires
  • Query builder: Fix for new column not being added
  • Fix for blank login page
  • Changes to the handling of arg_separator for AJAX requests; see issue #13940
  • Structure tab: fix silent failure to create new indexes
  • Fix improperly escaped HTML code on the database structure page
  • Fix JavaScript errors when using Internet Explorer (in particular when editing rows)
  • Fix for broken error report
  • Fix failed import
  • Fix for “Cannot read property sql_query of undefined” errors

The remaining notes are for changes from the 4.7.x branch to 4.8.0 and also applied to 4.8.0-alpha1.

Major changes include security enhancements such as removing the PHP eval() function and authentication logging, a mobile interface to improve the interface when used with tablets or mobile phones, and two-factor authentication options.

A few highlights of the changes include:

  • Allow the removal of individual segments from pie charts
  • Improved database search to allow matching the exact phrase
  • phpMyAdmin no longer requires using the PHP eval() function
  • The mbstring dependency is now optional
  • Authentication logging using $ cfg[‘AuthLog’] https://docs.phpmyadmin.net/en/latest/config.html#cfg_AuthLog
  • Add support for Google’s Invisible Captcha
  • Improved handling of reCAPTCHA
  • Fixes to the JavaScript editor for TIME values
  • Improved the editor for the JSON data type
  • Add “Format” button to the edit view form
  • Implement mobile interface
  • There are now configuration directives to set defaults for Transformation options https://docs.phpmyadmin.net/en/latest/config.html#default-options-for-transformations
  • Allow Designer to show tables from other databases
  • Add support for authentication using U2F and 2FA

Much of this work is thanks to the hard work of our Google Summer of Code 2017 students. We’re participating again, see https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/wiki/GSoC_home.

Additionally, there have been continuous improvements to many of the translations. If you don’t see your language or find a problem, you can contribute too; see https://www.phpmyadmin.net/translate/ for 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

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phpMyAdmin 4.8.0-alpha1 is released

Posted by: Admin  :  Category: Phpmyadmin

Welcome to the first testing release of the next minor version of phpMyAdmin, version 4.8.0-alpha1.

This is a pre-release version, so please check any bugs against the issue tracker and report 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.

Major changes include security enhancements such as removing the PHP eval() function and authentication logging, a mobile interface to improve the interface when used with tablets or mobile phones, and two-factor authentication options.

A few highlights of the changes include:

  • Allow the removal of individual segments from pie charts
  • Improved database search to allow matching the exact phrase
  • phpMyAdmin no longer requires using the PHP eval() function
  • The mbstring dependency is now optional
  • Authentication logging using $ cfg[‘AuthLog’] https://docs.phpmyadmin.net/en/latest/config.html#cfg_AuthLog
  • Add support for Google’s Invisible Captcha
  • Imrpoved handling of reCAPTCHA
  • Fixes to the JavaScript editor for TIME values
  • Improved the editor for the JSON data type
  • Add “Format” button to the edit view form
  • Implement mobile interface
  • There are now configuration directives to set defaults for Transformation options https://docs.phpmyadmin.net/en/latest/config.html#default-options-for-transformations
  • Allow Designer to show tables from other databases
  • Add support for authentication using U2F and 2FA

Much of this work is thanks to the hard work of our Google Summer of Code 2017 students. We’re participating again, see https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/wiki/GSoC_home.

Additionally, there have been continuous improvements to many of the translations. If you don’t see your language or find a problem, you can contribute too; see https://www.phpmyadmin.net/translate/ for 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

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