6.5 (stable)

Release 6.5 has been published on October 23, 2020
  • Please read the ILIAS 6 feature page for information about new and abandoned features and changed behaviour of this version.
  • You find information about first time installation here.
  • Instructions for updating ILIAS can be found here.
  • Please also have a look at the Required Software for ILIAS 6 page.
If you use a customized skin/style, please change the skin settings for root user and default of installation to ‘delos‘ before upgrading to ILIAS 6. Otherwise you may not login any more due to templates changes in former versions.
ILIAS 6 comes with a revised page layout. If you have customised the layout of your ILIAS installation you have to adapt it to the new look.
ILIAS is free, open source software and published under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

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Known Issues

  • none

Changed Behaviour

  • [Test & Assessment] File Upload Question: Uploaded files are only made available for download and are no longer displayed inline in Manual Scoring.

Fixed Issues

Security Fixes
#28865: Test: Cross Site Scripting (reported by Raimonds Liepins)
#28866: Soap: Cross Site Scripting (reported by Raimonds Liepins)
#28867: Authenticated Remote Code Execution (reported by Raimonds Liepins)
The following bugs reported in Mantis have been resolved:
#29024: [CSS / Templates] NotificationCenter/CSS: CSS broken caused by headline schema chnages (amstutz)
#28972: [Forum] Faulty links in mail due to missing bullet points (mjansen)
#28989: [Forum] Forum Draft: Attachments can't be deleted (nadia)
#24240: [Group] Failed test: Position, Reihenfolge und Sortierung neuer Objekte (akill)
#28964: [Language Handling] Sprachvariable -trac_lp_learner_access- ist nicht vorhanden (mkunkel)
#28966: [Language Handling] Sprachvariable -personal_workspace_disk_quota- nicht vorhanden. (mkunkel)
#28998: [Language Handling] Typo: Zuganscodes [DE] (mkunkel)
#28887: [Learning Module ILIAS : Editor] Learning Module ILIAS > Interactive Image > Delete Trigger (akill)
#28807: [Login, Auth & Registration] Different login-behaviour from 5.4 and 6.0: a) Not logged in, b) deeplink to public area c) Login (smeyer)
#29061: [Mail] Mail: Wrong sender (FROM) determination for system mails (mjansen)
#29001: [Mail] Mail placeholder - cursor position gets lost after having added first placeholder (mjansen)
#28825: [Online Help] Screen-ID for Calendar missing (mbarz)
#28769: [Personal and Shared Resources (aka 'My Workspace')] User clicks on a "deep-link" of a objects (where he does not have the permissions): Message and Shown page (akill)
#28909: [Plugin Slots] `ilCachedComponentData`: `system` keyword with MySQL 8 (fschmid)
#28904: [Question Pool Test] QuestionPool: JS error when opening overlay for taxonomy selection (under certain circumstances) (ta-bugs)
#28883: [Taxonomies] Taxonomies - different behaviour in ILIAS 6 (akill)
#28784: [Test & Assessment] Rounding Error in Best solution for Formula Questions (maxbecker)
#28975: [Wiki] Wiki: No scrollbar in edit mode (akill)
#25530: [¥ Access Keys] Calendar Selection Checkboxes do not have associated labels (mbarz)