TYPO3 7.6.8

Release Notes

Version 7.6.8

This version is not supported anymore.

The TYPO3 CMS community supported from 2015-11-10 until 2018-11-27. Extended security & compatibility support (ELTS) expired on 2022-11-30.

Please consider updating to a newer version.

Release Notes for TYPO3 CMS 7.6.8

This document contains information about TYPO3 CMS 7.6.8 which was released on May 24th, 2016.


This release is a combined bug fix and security release.


Find more details in the security bulletins:



MD5 checksums

897d834d32464416cfcb0175e6cb5bf8  typo3_src-7.6.8.tar.gz
d6374e454af27bef7169c043d8efa45b  typo3_src-7.6.8.zip

SHA256 checksums

64638dd84668b219ef7783459f907e32f9b6d4a239e40762b2bfaff8418111e8  typo3_src-7.6.8.tar.gz
0a64ec2a3496240ac73c17ea1572b6d4c791840014a6fed0082d91e233d47020  typo3_src-7.6.8.zip


The usual upgrading procedure applies. No database updates are necessary.\ It might be required to clear all caches; the “important actions” section in the TYPO3 Install Tool offers the accordant possibility to do so.


Here is a list of what was fixed since [7.6.7](TYPO3_CMS_7.6.7 "wikilink"):

2016-05-24  967717f                  [RELEASE] Release of TYPO3 7.6.8 (TYPO3 Release Team)
2016-05-24  21ed405  #76231,#76256   [SECURITY] Validate complete referring request (Helmut Hummel)
2016-05-18  f790645  #76097          [BUGFIX] Use `find()` to get option tags from select (Andreas Fernandez)
2016-05-18  b500cc4  #76149          [BUGFIX] Fixes rendering of page content titles (Tomita Militaru)
2016-05-18  1a0902c  #76102          [TASK] Make driver registry TCA change cacheable (Helmut Hummel)
2016-05-17  1fe5a17                  [TASK] Set TYPO3 version to 7.6.8-dev (TYPO3 Release Team)

Package Signatures

TYPO3 Release Packages (the downloadable tarballs and zip files) as well as Git tags are signed using PGP signatures during the automated release process. Besides that, MD5 and SHA2-256 hashes are being generated for these files. Find more details on verifying signatures and hashes in the infrastructure guide.

Download GPG signed release README.md file

Example of verifying integrity of tar.gz package of current release:

wget --content-disposition https://get.typo3.org/7.6.8/tar.gz
wget --content-disposition https://get.typo3.org/7.6.8/tar.gz.sig
gpg --verify typo3_src-7.6.8.tar.gz.sig typo3_src-7.6.8.tar.gz