TYPO3 4.5.40

Release Notes

Version 4.5.40

This version is not supported anymore.

The TYPO3 CMS community supported from 2011-02-02 until 2011-10-25. Extended security & compatibility support (ELTS) expired on 2014-10-25.

Please consider updating to a newer version.

Release Notes for TYPO3 CMS 4.5.40

This document contains information about TYPO3 CMS 4.5.40 which was released on February 19th, 2015.


This release is a combined bug fix and security release.


Due to a critical security issue found in the TYPO3 CMS Core, there was a release of TYPO3 CMS 4.5.40.\ Find more details in the security bulletin: <https://typo3.org/teams/security/security-bulletins/typo3-core/typo3-core-sa-2015-001/&gt;



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The usual upgrading procedure applies. No database updates are necessary.


Here is a list of what was fixed since [4.5.39](TYPO3_CMS_4.5.39 "wikilink"):

2015-02-19  1b8a673                  [RELEASE] Release of TYPO3 4.5.40 (TYPO3 Release Team)
2015-02-19  3fbd91c  #65113          [SECURITY] Prevent login with semi-empty values (Nicole Cordes)
2015-01-29  6cf78f6  #64597          [TASK] Update TYPO3 copyright in all branches (Benjamin Mack)
2015-01-29  38e1cb1  #64573          [BUGFIX] Travis tests for PHP 5.5 (Stephan Großberndt)
2015-01-19  fc33980                  [TASK] Post travis notification to #typo3-cms-coredev channel (Helmut Hummel)
2015-01-15  c7615b6  #63896          [BUGFIX] Fix regression in prefixLocalAchors feature (Helmut Hummel)
2014-12-17  583d1bf  #59186          [BUGFIX] Add case insensitive flag to trustedHostsPattern (Dietrich Heise)
2014-12-10  b2c673b                  [TASK] Set TYPO3 version to 4.5.40-dev (TYPO3 Release Team)