MyBB Documentation

Version: 1.8.6

MyBB 1.8.6

Release Date

MyBB 1.8.6 was released on 7 September 2015.

Announcement Summary

MyBB 1.8.6 is a security and maintenance release and fixes 5 vulnerabilities and 51 reported issues causing incorrect functionality of MyBB.

Fixed Issues

  • Vulnerabilities:
    • Medium Risk: Forum password bypass in xmlhttp.php
    • Low Risk: SQL Injection in Grouppromotions module (ACP)
    • Low Risk: Possible XSS Injection in the error handler
    • Low Risk: Possible XSS issues in old upgrade files
    • Low Risk: Possible Full Path Disclosure in publicly accessible error log files
  • Bugs fixed:

Changed Files

The following files have changed since MyBB 1.8.5.

  • admin
    • inc
      • class_form.php
      • class_page.php
      • class_table.php
      • functions.php
      • functions_themes.php
      • functions_view_manager.php
    • modules
      • config
        • calendars.php
        • help_documents.php
        • module_meta.php
        • mycode.php
        • plugins.php
        • post_icons.php
        • profile_fields.php
        • settings.php
        • smilies.php
        • thread_prefixes.php
      • forum
        • announcements.php
        • attachments.php
        • management.php
        • module_meta.php
      • home
        • credits.php
        • module_meta.php
        • preferences.php
      • style
        • module_meta.php
        • templates.php
      • tools
        • adminlog.php
        • backupdb.php
        • mailerrors.php
        • module_meta.php
        • recount_rebuild.php
        • statistics.php
        • tasks.php
      • user
        • banning.php
        • group_promotions.php
        • groups.php
        • module_meta.php
        • users.php
  • archive
    • index.php
  • inc
    • 3rdparty
      • 2fa
        • GoogleAuthenticator.php
    • cachehandlers
      • apc.php
      • disk.php
      • eaccelerator.php
      • memcache.php
      • memcached.php
      • xcache.php
    • datahandlers
      • event.php
      • login.php
      • pm.php
      • post.php
      • user.php
      • warnings.php
    • languages
      • english
        • admin
          • user_groups.lang.php
        • calendar.lang.php
        • datahandler_user.lang.php
        • messages.lang.php
        • polls.lang.php
        • search.lang.php
        • usercp.lang.php
      • english.php
    • mailhandlers
      • php.php
      • smtp.php
    • tasks
      • checktables.php
    • adminfunctions_templates.php
    • class_captcha.php
    • class_core.php
    • class_custommoderation.php
    • class_datacache.php
    • class_error.php
    • class_feedgeneration.php
    • class_feedparser.php
    • class_graph.php
    • class_language.php
    • class_mailhandler.php
    • class_moderation.php
    • class_parser.php
    • class_plugins.php
    • class_session.php
    • class_stopforumspamchecker.php
    • class_templates.php
    • class_timers.php
    • class_xml.php
    • datahandler.php
    • db_base.php
    • db_mysql.php
    • db_mysqli.php
    • db_pdo.php
    • db_pgsql.php
    • db_sqlite.php
    • functions.php
    • functions_archive.php
    • functions_calendar.php
    • functions_forumlist.php
    • functions_image.php
    • functions_indicators.php
    • functions_massmail.php
    • functions_modcp.php
    • functions_online.php
    • functions_post.php
    • functions_posting.php
    • functions_rebuild.php
    • functions_search.php
    • functions_serverstats.php
    • functions_task.php
    • functions_time.php
    • functions_user.php
    • functions_warnings.php
  • install
    • resources
      • mybb_theme.xml
      • output.php
      • upgrade3.php
      • upgrade12.php
      • upgrade13.php
      • upgrade17.php
      • upgrade30.php
      • upgrade33.php
      • upgrade34.php
    • index.php
    • upgrade.php
  • jscripts
    • select2
      • select2.css
      • select2.min.js
    • validate
      • additional-methods.min.js
      • jquery.validate.min.js
    • general.js
    • jquery.js
    • jquery.plugins.js
    • jquery.plugins.min.js
  • calendar.php
  • captcha.php
  • editpost.php
  • global.php
  • htaccess-nginx.txt
  • htaccess.txt
  • managegroup.php
  • member.php
  • misc.php
  • modcp.php
  • moderation.php
  • newreply.php
  • polls.php
  • printthread.php
  • private.php
  • showthread.php
  • usercp.php
  • xmlhttp.php

Language Changes

There are changes to 7 language files. Changed languages files can be cross-referenced from the list above.

Template Changes

There are changes to 19 templates.

  • calendar_editevent
  • codebuttons
  • headerinclude
  • managegroup_adduser
  • managegroup_inviteuser
  • member_register_referrer
  • memberlist
  • memberlist_search
  • modcp_banuser
  • modcp_finduser
  • modcp_warninglogs
  • private_advanced_search
  • private_quickreply
  • private_send_autocomplete
  • search
  • search_results_posts_inlinemoderation
  • search_results_threads_inlinemoderation
  • usercp_avatar
  • usercp_editlists

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