22 June 2017
Drupal version 7.56 is now available.
Upgrading to Drupal 7.56
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What's New in Drupal 7.56
Maintenance and security release of the Drupal 7 series.
Major changes in 7.56:
- Drupal Core - Multiple Vulnerabilities - SA-CORE-2017-003
Major changes in 7.55:
- .htaccess change: A change to support services such as Let's Encrypt by making Drupal not block the .well-known directory defined by RFC 5785 (see #2847325).
- .htaccess change" A change to allow Drupal sites to work correctly on Apache 2.4 when the mod_access_compat Apache module is disabled (see #1599774).
- Fixed incompatibility with PHP versions 7.0.19 and 7.1.5 due to duplicate DATE_RFC7231 definition.
- Allowed services such as Let's Encrypt to work with Drupal on Apache, by making Drupal's .htaccess file allow access to the .well-known directory defined by RFC 5785.
- Made new Drupal sites work correctly on Apache 2.4 when the mod_access_compat Apache module is disabled.
- Fixed Drupal's URL-generating functions to always encode '[' and ']' so that the URLs will pass HTML5 validation.
- Made Drupal core pass all automated tests on PHP 7.1.