Koha 16.11.03 security release

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of Koha 16.11.03.

This is a security release. If you are running 16.11, we strongly recommend you update.

Koha 16.11.03 can be downloaded from:

Installation instructions can be found at:

  • Koha Wiki
  • OR in the INSTALL files that come in the tarball

It includes 7 bugfixes.

Major and critical bugs fixed

  • [9569] IndependentBranches preference overrides AutoLocation security feature
  • [17900] Possible SQL injection in patroncards template editing
  • [17901] Possible SQL injection in shelf editing
  • [17902] Possible SQL injection in serial editing
  • [17903] Possible SQL injection in serial claims
  • [17904] Possible SQL injection in late orders
  • [17905] member-flags is vulnerable to CSRF attacks
  • [17986] Perl dependency evaluation incorrect

System requirements

Important notes:

  • Perl 5.10 is required
  • Zebra is required

Documentation

The Koha manual is maintained in DocBook.The home page for Koha
documentation is

As of the date of these release notes, only the English version of the
Koha manual is available:

The Git repository for the Koha manual can be found at

Translations

Complete or near-complete translations of the OPAC and staff
interface are available in this release for the following languages:

  • English (USA)
  • Arabic (99%)
  • Armenian (92%)
  • Chinese (China) (86%)
  • Chinese (Taiwan) (100%)
  • Czech (96%)
  • Danish (72%)
  • English (New Zealand) (94%)
  • Finnish (99%)
  • French (99%)
  • French (Canada) (92%)
  • German (100%)
  • German (Switzerland) (100%)
  • Greek (78%)
  • Hindi (99%)
  • Italian (100%)
  • Korean (52%)
  • Kurdish (51%)
  • Norwegian BokmÃ¥l (57%)
  • Occitan (79%)
  • Persian (59%)
  • Polish (100%)
  • Portuguese (100%)
  • Portuguese (Brazil) (87%)
  • Slovak (93%)
  • Spanish (100%)
  • Swedish (99%)
  • Turkish (100%)
  • Vietnamese (73%)

Partial translations are available for various other languages.

The Koha team welcomes additional translations; please see

for information about translating Koha, and join the koha-translate
list to volunteer:

The most up-to-date translations can be found at:

Release Team

The release team for Koha 16.11.03 is

Credits

We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored
new features in Koha 16.11.03:

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 16.11.03.

  • David Cook (1)
  • Jonathan Druart (13)
  • Katrin Fischer (1)

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed
patches to Koha 16.11.03

  • BSZ BW (1)
  • bugs.koha-community.org (13)
  • Prosentient Systems (1)

We also especially thank the following individuals who tested patches
for Koha.

  • Chris Cormack (7)
  • Katrin Fischer (14)
  • Mirko Tietgen (5)
  • Nick Clemens (6)
  • Kyle M Hall (14)
  • Marcel de Rooy (8)

We regret any omissions. If a contributor has been inadvertently missed,
please send a patch against these release notes to
koha-patches@lists.koha-community.org.

Revision control notes

The Koha project uses Git for version control. The current development
version of Koha can be retrieved by checking out the master branch of:

The branch for this version of Koha and future bugfixes in this release
line is 16.11.x.
The last Koha release was 16.11.02, which was released on January 22, 2017.

Bugs and feature requests

Bug reports and feature requests can be filed at the Koha bug
tracker at:

He rau ringa e oti ai.
(Many hands finish the work)

Autogenerated release notes updated last on 30 Jan 2017 16:06:17.

Posted in 16.11, Koha News