Security fix in Open OnDemand 1.7.17 and 1.6.25 patch releases now available

We have released 1.7.18 and 1.6.25 patch releases with dependency and security fixes for the Files app backported from OnDemand 1.8:

  • Updated jQuery version used by Files app
  • Updated several other npm package dependencies
  • Protected against XSS due to files or directories with uncommon characters in their filename
  • For more details, see a code diff of the 1.7 changes.

To upgrade from 1.7.14 to 1.7.18 or 1.6.22 to 1.6.25:

sudo yum update ondemand