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Moodle 2.0.3

Unsupported Moodle Version
This version of Moodle is no longer supported and will not receive fixes for security risks.
You are encouraged to upgrade to a supported version of Moodle.

Release date: 5th May 2011


User interface changes

Security issues

For details of resolved security issues, see

  • MDL-26803 - "Force password change" not happening
  • MDL-25122 - Quiz review page does not check and enforce separate groups mode
  • MDL-26621 - System user profile leaks email when maildisplay == 2
  • MDL-26838 - Ability to fill a database with invalid records through ratings
  • MDL-26854 - Ability to generate invalid records in the comments table in the database

Changes to APIs

  • Multiple fixes to ratings :Modules etc wanting to make use of ratings are now required to implement two callback functions, modname_rating_permissions() and modname_rating_validate(). Full details of the callbacks are available in the rating 2.0 documentation

  • Comments API improvements :Plugins intending to use comments are required to implement two callback functions: pluginname_comment_validate(), and pluginname_comment_permissions. Please read full details in Comments documentation.

Fixes and improvements

  • MDL-26643 - Fixed blog visibility issue after update
  • MDL-26768 - Grades from Lessons are now correctly set to null on non-attempt
  • MDL-26798 - Fixes to Dropbox repository integration
  • MDL-27116 - Fixed theme directory linking
  • MDL-27246 - Able to checkout strings in the language customisation tool
  • MDL-27251 - Added optional timeout estimation to file downloads based on file size as it can blocks upgrade
  • MDL-27394 - Backup and restore might sometimes have scrambled the order of choices in question types.

A total of over 200 changes were made. See the full list of fixed issues in 2.0.3.