Koha 16.11.05 security release

The Koha community is proud to announce the release of Koha 16.11.05.

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

Koha 16.11.05 can be downloaded from:

Installation instructions can be found at:

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

It includes 1 enhancement and 10 bugfixes.

Security bugs fixed

  • [18275] opac-memberentry.pl security vulnerabilities

Critical bugs fixed

Installation and upgrade (command-line installer)

  • [17260] updatedatabase.pl fails on invalid entries in ENUM and BOOLEAN columns

Other bugs fixed

About

  • [7143] Bug for tracking changes to the about page

Architecture, internals, and plumbing

  • [18248] Add missing patch from 17216

Circulation

  • [16202] Rental fees can be generated for fractions of a penny/cent
  • [17840] Add classes to internal and public notes in checkouts table

OPAC

  • [17895] Small typo -‘re-set’
  • [17947] Searching my library first shows the branchcode by the search bar rather than branchname

System Administration

  • [13968] Branch email hints are misleading

Tools

  • [18087] Clarification on File type when using file of biblionumbers to export data
  • [18135] Can submit batch deletion for authorities without selecting any

Enhancements

System Administration

  • [18122] Audio alerts: Add hint on where to enable sounds

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 (97%)
  • Chinese (China) (86%)
  • Chinese (Taiwan) (99%)
  • Czech (96%)
  • Danish (71%)
  • English (New Zealand) (94%)
  • Finnish (99%)
  • French (98%)
  • French (Canada) (92%)
  • German (100%)
  • German (Switzerland) (100%)
  • Greek (78%)
  • Hindi (99%)
  • Italian (99%)
  • Korean (52%)
  • Kurdish (51%)
  • Norwegian Bokmål (57%)
  • Occitan (79%)
  • Persian (59%)
  • Polish (99%)
  • Portuguese (99%)
  • Portuguese (Brazil) (87%)
  • Slovak (93%)
  • Spanish (100%)
  • Swedish (99%)
  • Turkish (99%)
  • 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 16.11.05 is

Credits

We thank the following libraries who are known to have sponsored
new features in Koha 16.11.05:

  • Catalyst IT

We thank the following individuals who contributed patches to Koha 16.11.05.

  • Blou (1)
  • Aleisha Amohia (3)
  • Colin Campbell (1)
  • Tomás Cohen Arazi (1)
  • Marcel de Rooy (1)
  • Jonathan Druart (3)
  • Katrin Fischer (2)
  • Joy Nelson (1)
  • Emma Smith (1)
  • Mark Tompsett (1)
  • Marc Véron (2)

We thank the following libraries, companies, and other institutions who contributed
patches to Koha 16.11.05

  • BSZ BW (2)
  • bugs.koha-community.org (3)
  • ByWater-Solutions (1)
  • Marc Véron AG (2)
  • PTFS-Europe (1)
  • Rijksmuseum (1)
  • Solutions inLibro inc (1)
  • Theke Solutions (1)
  • unidentified (5)

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

  • Caitlin Goodger (1)
  • Claire Gravely (2)
  • Jonathan Druart (10)
  • Joy Nelson (2)
  • Katrin Fischer (13)
  • Mark Tompsett (8)
  • Martin Renvoize (1)
  • Mehdi Hamidi (1)
  • Owen Leonard (2)
  • Tomas Cohen Arazi (2)
  • Kyle M Hall (14)
  • Marcel de Rooy (2)

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 16.11.04, which was released on February 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 16 Mar 2017 23:01:11.

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