Release focus: security, bugfixes and updates


  • Upgraded to MediaWiki version 1.14
  • MediaWiki extensions:
    • Upgraded extensions to be compatible with 1.14
    • Patched FCKeditor to fix issues with 1.14
    • Removed Universal Edit Button extension (integrated into 1.14 core)
    • Moved extensions to /usr/local/share (better compliance with FHS)
  • Improved MediaWiki passwords/secrets (security):
    • MediaWiki database password is now randomly generated, and regenerated during installation
    • Better random secret regeneration during installation
  • Fixed phpmyadmin error: cannot load mcrypt extension (LP#345275)

Major component versions

kernel 2.6.24-23.48
mediawiki 1:1.14.0-1
mysql-server 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.4
apache2 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.5
php5 5.2.4-2ubuntu5.5

Note: please refer to turnkey-core's changelog for changes common to all appliances. Here we only describe changes specific to this appliance.