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Moodle 2.8.3

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: 2 February, 2015

Here is the full list of fixed issues in 2.8.3.


  • MDL-47935 - Atto Autosave message no longer covers text you are editing
  • MDL-44560 - Pagination in glossary category works correctly when entries have multiple categories
  • MDL-47792 - Course and Activity Completion Reports display vertical text without truncating

Functional changes

  • MDL-43386 - Lesson grade essay responses preserve HTML formatting
  • MDL-14730 - Allow linking to pages inside a lesson
  • MDL-47761 - Explanation is given to the users why they are unable to enrol in the course
  • MDL-47871 - Event monitor: Teacher can duplicate System rule

UI changes

  • MDL-44907 - Better styling of admin setting validation messages in bootstrapbase
  • MDL-48596 - Lesson editing page has correct layout used by other editing pages and does not obstruct page with blocks
  • MDL-47166 - Atto: outdent button is shown first followed by indent button

Security issues

  • MSA-15-0009 Directory Traversal Attack possible through some files serving JS

Fixes and improvements

  • MDL-48765 - Improved icon alignment on course enrolment methods page
  • MDL-40285 - When assignment is submitted by one team member it is shown as submitted for all team members
  • MDL-38142 - User forum posts page no longer displays error for the hidden course
  • MDL-36877 - Final lesson page is displayed when course setting "Show gradebook to students" is set to "No"
  • MDL-48073 - Group filter is preserved when moving to next page of enrolled users
  • MDL-40326 - Course reset also resets lesson progress bar
  • MDL-48383 - Cron no longer warns about disabled enrol_imsenterprise after each scheduled task
  • MDL-48914 - Roles assignment page does not display user select if there are too many users preventing from php memory error