Plone 5.2.4 Released!

Check out the latest release to Plone 5.2 series, which includes new features to plone.restapi along with security fixes and other improvements.

General notes:

Plone 5.2.4

Plone 5.2.4 is a release of Plone 5.2.

Download Plone 5.2.4

Experienced users can update their buildout config by pointing to

  • Linux/BSD/Unix users: Use the Unified Installer. It is a configuration and setup kit with build scripts.
  • Windows 10 users: Use the Unified Installer. See Windows-specific installation instructions. Consider using the Unified Installer within the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).
  • OS X users: use the Vagrant kit or install XCode command-line tools and use the Unified Installer.
  • Automated provisioning: See Plone's Ansible Playbook for a full-stack installation kit.
  • Cross-platform Docker: install Docker and use the Plone Docker image.

For the Plone 5.2 upgrade guide, see

Some highlights of this release are:

  • Products.PluggableAuthService: security fix for open redirect and missing access control.
  • Zope: security fix for missing access control in some XML-RPC requests.
  • GenericSetup/CMFQuickInstallerTool: security fixes for possibly seeing information from installation logs and snapshots.
  • plone.recipe.zope2instance: Windows fixes
  • Products.MailHost: Use standard conforming ``\r\n`` line endings.
    If you use Microsoft Exchange to send mails, this should prevent empty mails.
  • mockup / plone.staticresources: various fixes in folder contents.
  • Restored ``resourceRegistries`` ETag, but now for Plone 5 resource registries.
  • Fixes warning "Could not find value adapter for ETag component resourceRegistries".
  • Various fixes for restoring references during migration.
  • Fix setting "Use site default" for wysiwyg_editor.
  • plone.restapi 7.0.0 introduces new features, which should be backwards compatible:

    • Add ResolveUID functionality for Volto blocks, allowing Volto to preserve internal links when content is moved.
    • Add root element to the @breadcrumbs endpoint.
    • Mark restapi 7 with a zcml feature flag: plonerestapi-7
    • Add new @contextnavigation endpoint.
    • Refactor navigation endpoint, add new nav_title attribute
    • Add "smart fields" concept: if block has a searchableText field, this will be indexed in Plone

For detailed changelog, go to