Security Advisory – Staff Permission Escalation

February 12, 2014 | Posted by Cody


Affected Versions

Versions 3.0.0 through 3.0.8, and 3.1.0 are affected.

Description

Active and valid staff members may be able to gain additional permissions through crafted URLs. Because this issue requires that the user have an active and valid staff member account, this is classified as a Moderate vulnerability. Patch release 3.0.9 and 3.1.1 corrects this vulnerability.

Resolution

If you are running 3.0.x upgrade to version 3.0.9. If you are running 3.1.0 upgrade to version 3.1.1.

Related tasks:

  1. CORE-1045
Credits

CORE-1045 was discovered by Nerijus Barauskas at NGnTC.

Blesta 3.1: Now Available

January 16, 2014 | Posted by Paul


We’re excited to announce the release of Blesta 3.1. Thanks to everyone who participated in the beta!

Download 3.1 Now

Then, check out the docs to install or upgrade.

This release is packed with many new features, but perhaps the most prominent is configurable options. For a quick overview of configurable options, please watch the following short video:

What else is new in 3.1?

Modules

  • Proxmox
  • VPS.NET
  • Enom
  • GoGetSSL
  • TheSSLStore

Gateways

  • BitPay
  • CCAvenue
  • Payza

Plugins

  • Shared Login

Core features include configurable options, package sorting, support staff signatures, cancel end of term package option, and many more. Please see the changelog for a full list.

So what’s next?

Development on 3.2 is in full swing. Rumor has it, a responsive bootstrap client interface is on the way.. among other things.

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Blesta 3.0.8 Patch Released

January 16, 2014 | Posted by Paul


A patch has been released for Blesta that addresses bugs discovered since 3.0.7 was released. As usual, a big thanks to everyone who reported and confirmed these bugs on our forums, we appreciate your help.

You can read more information about this patch, including the release notes, on our forums at http://www.blesta.com/forums/index.php?/topic/1812-release-308/

Download Link
blesta-3.0.0-3.0.8.zip

To patch your installation, please follow the instructions for Patching an Existing Install from our user manual. (Or, wait a little while, I hear 3.1 may be out later today!)

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New for Developers in 3.1

January 15, 2014 | Posted by Cody


Blesta 3.1 is loaded with great new features, but we didn’t forget about developers either. Here are a few new items developers can take advantage of in 3.1.

Improved CLI Installer

The command line installer gets non-interactive mode support in 3.1. This allows integration services to automate installation of Blesta. Read more about CLI installation.

Extensions Simplified

Plugins, Modules, and Gateways now support a config.json file that defines basic details such as author, name, version, and more. This greatly reduces the redundancy and maintenance across extensions, simplifying the development process. See configuration for Plugins, configuration for Modules, and configuration for Gateways for more details.

New Events

Almost a dozen new events have been added in 3.1. Of course, every event added opens up endless possibilities for new Plugins. See all events here.

Updated API

New features equals new and updated API commands (including Plugins). Check out the source code documentation.

Version 3.1 is currently in beta with a final release due out this week.

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Blesta 3.1: Beta Released

December 20, 2013 | Posted by Paul


We’re excited to announce that Blesta 3.1 beta 1 has been released. If you didn’t receive the announcement email, you can view it online here. The release notes are also available here.

 

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We’ve been working on 3.1 for a while now, and it’s time for a beta! Betas are open to direct customers, and the download is available now within the client area. Login at https://account.blesta.com/client/login/, click “Downloads”, then “Betas”, then 3.1.0-b1 download.

During installation, select to start a 30-day free trial unless you have another license available, such as a development license. If you need help, please open a ticket.

If you don’t have a Blesta license yet, you can still get into the Beta. Now’s a good time to buy!

Once you get the beta installed, head on over to the forums and let us know what you think. Your feedback is very important to us, and will help us get to a final release as quickly as possible.

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