Moodle 1.9.3 release notes

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Release date: 15th October 2008

Here is the full list of fixed issues in 1.9.3.

Highlights

  • Major SCORM module improvements
    • Passes all SCORM 1.2 Conformance tests
    • Improved Visualisation of SCORM objects
    • New Debug tool
    • Improved handling of AICC objects
    • Better cross-platform compatible javascript
    • Improved the interaction of SCO completion and Gradebook interaction
    • TOC fixes - structure, expand/collapse, and prerequisites
    • Corrected element behaviour for cmi.objectives, cmi.comments_from_learner, cmi.interactions, cmi.launch_data
  • New capabilities: moodle/role:safeoverride, moodle/course:changefullname, moodle/course:changeidnumber and moodle/course:changeshortname
  • New option in HTML settings to allow HTML tags in activity and resource names
  • Improved detection of misconfigured dataroot directory
  • New Manage authentication setting for relaxing email domain restrictions when changing email
  • New Enrolments setting for disabling the email welcome message which users receive when they self-enrol in a course
  • New Internal enrolment setting for disabling the enrolment key hint
  • New Gradebook report setting to show/hide percentages in the user report
  • New statistics setting for specifying the maximum number of days processed in each stats execution
  • Checkbox user profile field
  • Indication for administrators when a site is in Maintenance mode
  • Fix for major groups upgrade problem
  • Fix for Firefox password manager problem
  • Fixes for course category edit and add capabilities problems
  • Multiple choice questions in quizzes. Following feedback, we have reversed the change in Moodle 1.9 that showed students feedback to all option, not just the ones they had selected. (MDL-14643)
  • The regression in 1.9.2 that broke images in quiz questions has been fixed.
  • Starting in October 2008, authorize.net codes need true 10cc integers. (MDL-16715)

Security issues

  • MSA-08-0019: customised PhpMyAdmin package upgraded to 2.11.9.2
  • MSA-08-0020: quiz/questions capabilities lack some risk flags in access.php files
  • MSA-08-0021: design deficiency combined with incorrect use of format_string() allowing XSS
  • MSA-08-0022: XSS through Wiki page titles
  • MSA-08-0023: CSRF in messaging setting
  • MSA-08-0024: Overriding of frozen values in Moodle forms
  • MSA-08-0025: SQL injection in tags code
  • MSA-08-0026: customised HTML Purifier upgraded to 2.1.5

New language pack

  • Bangla - Razib Mustafiz

(See Translation credits for additional details.)

See also