MyBB 1.6.15 Released – Security & Maintenance Release

MyBB 1.6.15 is now available from the MyBB website and is a security and maintenance release. This is the last maintenance release of the 1.6 series.

What’s added/changed in this version?

This release fixes 1 vulnerability and 26 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 1.6.15 changes on the Docs site for more information about the changes in this version.

Please note, that you do not need to run the upgrade script for this version.
There are no database schema changes in this version.

Upgrading from 1.6.14 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 not required. There are changes to 5 language files. No templates have been changed or added.

If you’re using MyBB 1.6.13 or lower

  • Download and use the full 1.6.15 Release Package (MD5: c841982de03104ebb402b958294711d3)
  • Follow the Docs Upgrading Instructions

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.


MyBB Team

Note about updated package

Due to a minor issue with the original packages an updated package set has been released.

If you installed or updated your forums using either the full or changed files packages prior to 12:30 p.m. on August 8, 2014 GMT please download a fresh package from the links above and replace the following file:


You do not need to run the installer or make any further changes. You can use the file verification tool to determine whether you have the latest package, the file above will appear to be modified if you need to download an updated copy.

We apologise of any inconvenience.

8 thoughts on “MyBB 1.6.15 Released – Security & Maintenance Release

  1. The last release? So when a bug arrivés the community dont supply a fix for this? Thats redicoules, there are good reasons to not update yet to 1.8 because of scripts and stuff. So please continu updating the script with exploit fixes

  2. So this is the latest minor release for 1.6 serie!
    1.8 serie will really soon come out officially with it’s golden release of 1.8.0 and the developpment of 1.8.1 (first 1.8 minor release) will be started after holidays!

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