Security Releases 4.4.11, 4.5.5

2014-12-17 10:19
Written by
colemanw - member of the CiviCRM community - view blog guidelines

The team is pleased to announce the fifth stable release of the incredible CiviCRM 4.5 series. These release include a security fix and a number of other improvements.

The security issue only affects sites using the CiviCase component. Read the security announcement for details.

» Issues fixed in 4.5.5

The LTS team is concurrently releasing 4.4.11 with the security patch and several other bug fixes.

» Issues fixed in 4.4.11

Both 4.5.5 and 4.4.11 are available from the downloads page, and you can also test drive the release on each platform using the public demos:

What's New In CiviCRM 4.5

  • Sleek UI improvements and new ajax framework
  • Record partial payments for an event registration and change registration options
  • Ajaxified Case Configuration implementation
  • Soft Credit Improvements
  • Release includes 800+ improvements and new features

» View the full list of improvements for 4.5

CiviCRM is free, open source software made possible through contributions from people like you. If your organization benefits from using CiviCRM and from the great new features in this release, please consider making a recurring contribution to support the project.


CiviCRM 4.5 is compatible with:

  • Drupal 7
  • Drupal 6 (community supported)
  • Joomla 2.5 & 3.x
  • Wordpress 3.4 and higher

New Installations

If you are installing CiviCRM 4.5 from scratch, please use the corresponding automated installer instructions:

Upgrading to 4.5

If your site is highly customized with special code or theming for CiviCRM you will want to upgrade a test copy first and test your customizations. For everyone else, follow these simple steps to get yourself up and running with 4.5.


Community support and engagement is the force that sustains and drives CiviCRM forward. This release would not have been possible without the incredible contributions of these people and organizations:

AGH Strategies - Andrew Hunt, Maggie Epps, Tyrell Cook; Amnesty International Spain - Carlos Capote; Arete-Imagine - Nathan Porter, Marisa Porter; Backoffice Thinking; Chris Burgess; Botanical Society of America - Toby Lounsbury; Allan Chappell; Joanne Chester; Circle Interactive - Andrew Walker, Dave Jenkins; CiviDesk - Nicolas Ganivet, Sunil Pawar;  Compucorp - Jamie Novick, Erawat Chamanont;  Dave D; CiviCoop - Erik Hommel, Jaap Jansma; Drishtant - Ruchi Kumar; Drupal Association - Neil Drumm; Electronic Frontier Foundation - Mark Burdett, Max Hunter, Leez Wright; Freeform Solutions - Lola Slade; Fuzion NZ - Eileen McNaughton, Peter Davis, Torrance Hodgeson; Giant Rabbit- Anna Heath; Ginkgo Street Labs - Frank Gomez, Michael Daryabeygi; Great Lakes Planetarium Association - Geoff Holt; Jimmy Huang; Kirk Jackson; Jim Meehan; JMA Consulting - Joe Murray; Keith Morgan; Korlon - Stuart Gaston; Koumbit - Samuel Vanhove; Lighthouse Consulting and Design - Brian Shaughnessy; Mathieu Lutfy; Mission Matters - Josh Aranda; National Democratic Institute - Chris Doten; New York State Senate - Ken Zalewski; NfP Services (MTL Software Group) - Jag Kandasamy, Rajesh Sundararajan; Niro Solutions; Orgis - Hans Idink; Palante Technology Cooperative - Jon Goldberg; Pogstone - Sarah Gladstone; Jeremy Proffitt; Progressive Tech Project - Alice Aguilar, Jamie McClelland; Registered Nurses Association of Ontario - Stan Dragnev; San Francisco Baykeeper - Eliet Henderson; Semper IT - Karin Gerritsen; Skvare - Peter Petrik, Mark Hanna; Tadpole - Dana Skall; Tech to the People - Xavier Dutoit; Veda Consulting - Parvez Saleh, Deepak Srivastava; Chris Ward; Web Access - Pradeep Nayak, Tony Mazzarella; Ken West; Wikimedia Foundation - Adam Wight; Zing - Simon West, Andrew Tombs.