Release 1.5.5

IMPORTANT: Security release, please update your instances! This is another security release, the exploit is documented as CVE-2015-3297 — If a specifically formatted URL is used to access Etherpad a file can be read from the filesystem. This issue has existed in Etherpad since 2012 so pretty much all deployments will be effected. We have […]

Release 1.5.3

Etherpad 1.5.3 is with us.. This release is a security release. The security issue is a big one so please do update… Security Don’t allow read files on directory traversal (CVE due very shortly) Accessibility Accessibility support for Screen readers, includes new fonts and keyboard shortcuts API API endpoint for Append Chat Message and Chat […]

Accessibility in Etherpad – a11n

Today we’re proud to announce that Etherpad is now accessibility enabled. TLDR; Screen readers are fully supported Keyboard shortcuts are now available for the pad and timeslider pages Various new fonts available in core (only changes viewers experience) High contrast user experience now available (see ep_themes plugin) Control Shift 2 shows author information pop-up for […]

Etherpad v1.5.1 – “We’d rather die standing than live on our knees” edition

What’s new TLDR; Mostly bugfixes, one security/privacy fix. One UI feature (Chat and Users always on screen) NEW: High resolution Icon NEW: Use HTTPS for plugins.json download NEW: Add ‘last update’ column NEW: Show users and chat at the same time (try it) NEW: Support io.js Fix: removeAttributeOnLine now works properly Fix: Plugin search and […]

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