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Hi all,

 

I am currently running oscommerce 2.2 ms2 on PHP version 4.4.7

 

My web server recently migrated our site to a new server. I was told that I will need to update the OSCommerce version on our site that it will not work in the future.

 

Can anyone tell me if there is an updated version, where to get it and does it come with instructions?

 

Thanks,

Kelly

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If they have changed from mysql version 4 to 5 you will need to apply a few patches.

 

They are included with each release of Oscommerce and are generally in the extras directory. The files have names like update-yyyymmdd.html and update-yyyymmdd.txt.

 

These files contain a shed load of patches all of which should be applied to a stock install, but as this is not shown as a step in the documentation / installation instruction that I have read, most people won't until they run into a problem. Then they will find a solution to one problem via the forums.

 

Here is the index of my updates file, see solution to common problems link below.

 

osCommerce 2.2 Milestone 2 Update 051113

Update Package 13th November 2005

 

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Table of Contents

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## Update 051113

 

customer_country_id in addressbook

 

## Update 051112

 

Cannot re-assign $this

limit -20, 20

Database Input Enhancement

Adding Non-Existing Products To Cart

Session ID XSS Issue

Validate Session ID

File Manager Problem

HTTP Header Injection

E-Mail Header Injection

Contact Us Form XSS Issue

Open Redirector

Extra Slashes In New Products

Order Status Filtering

MySQL 5.0 Compatibility

 

This is a link to a later one

 

http://www.oscommerce.com/ext/update-20060817.txt

 

These threads might also be of use

 

http://www.oscommerce.com/community/contributions,4654

http://www.oscommerce.com/community/contributions,3727/

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If they have changed from mysql version 4 to 5 you will need to apply a few patches....

 

 

Thank you for this information. It is easy to feel overwhelmed when looking at all these posts and info but you really helped break some information down for me so that I can follow it without wanting to run from the computer screaming in terror!!!

 

Thanks,

Kelly

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