MyBB 1.6.8 is now available from the MyBB website and is a general maintenance release.
What’s added/changed in this version?
This release fixes over 40 reported issues causing incorrect functionality of MyBB. Please be aware that to be able to provide easy to manage updates not all issues have been fixed in this version.
Please view the 1.6.8 changes in the wiki for more information about the changes in this version.
About half of the files that have changed in this version have been updated to match MyBB Development Standards. A full list of actual changed files (files with bug fixes) and standards changes are available from the Wiki.
These standards include removing whitespace at the end of files and ensuring they are encoded properly.
Upgrading from 1.6.7 and Other Versions
Before performing any upgrade please remember to backup your forum’s files and database and store them safely. If you have edited core files, including language files, please make sure you make a changelog for these changes so you can make them again (if necessary) once the upgrade is complete.
To upgrade, follow the Upgrading process. The upgrade script is required. There are changes to 4 language files (with 23 having standard updates). 2 templates have been changed.
If you’re using MyBB 1.6.7
- Download and use the Changed Files Package (MD5: 68cbdca5c5dbf9e6e7bf26f29b44ebed)
- Follow the Wiki Upgrading Instructions
If you’re using MyBB 1.6.6 or lower
Reporting MyBB security vulnerabilities
If you think you’ve found a vulnerability in MyBB, we advise you not to publicly post it on these forums or publicly release information about it elsewhere until we’ve had time to prepare and release a patch.
As always, you can send through security related messages on the MyBB website from the Contact Us page or in our Private Inquiries forum – where you can start a new thread that only you and the MyBB Team can see.