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A Week of Symfony #642 (15-21 April 2019)

This week, Symfony 2.7.51, 2.8.50, 3.4.26, 4.1.12 and 4.2.7 versions were released to address some security issues. Meanwhile, the upcoming Symfony 4.3 version added a native password hasher which chooses the best hashing algorithm automatically.

Symfony development highlights

This week, 44 pull requests were merged (33 in code and 11 in docs) and 52 issues were closed (40 in code and 12 in docs). Excluding merges, 24 authors made 6,899 additions and 1,910 deletions. See details for code and docs.

3.4 changelog:

  • 81d11c3: [Form] workaround for \DateInterval::createFromDateString
  • 84ee311: [HttpFoundation] reject invalid method override
  • 0a4ed67: [Security] added a separator in the remember me cookie hash
  • d77e445: [Cache, PHPUnit Bridge] prevent destructors with side-effects from being unserialized
  • 4585a41: [FrameworkBundle, Form] fixed XSS issues in the form theme of the PHP templating engine
  • 47cd029: [DependencyInjection] check service IDs are valid
  • 1311324: [HttpFoundation] made MimeTypeExtensionGuesser case insensitive
  • f458e5b: [Validator] updated the Tagalog translation

4.2 changelog:

  • c009e60: [HttpKernel] fixed get session when the request stack is empty
  • 74a18bc: [FrameworkBundle] decorated the ValidatorBuilder's translator with LegacyTranslatorProxy
  • 2d2ff38: [Routing] fixed trailing slash redirection with non-greedy trailing vars
  • cc497a5: [FrameworkBundle] called method with Translator component only
  • 243b257: [Routing] fixed matching trailing vars with defaults

Master changelog:

  • 238f844: [Serializer] use name converter when normalizing constraint violation list
  • e683dfa: [Messenger] removed base64_encode & used addslashes
  • 7cf96a4: [Form] show all option normalizers on debug:form command
  • a59fe66: [VarDumper] added caster for WeakReference instances of PHP 7.4
  • 89ec311: [Security] added NativePasswordEncoder
  • d9bcfc3: [PhpUnit Bridge] treat undefined env var as strict mode
  • 823d375: [Security] deprecated BCryptPasswordEncoder in favor of NativePasswordEncoder

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