Release Notes for Photo Station

Description:

Photo Station is an online photo album for you to easily share photos and videos over the Internet. Moreover, you can also browse photos and watch videos saved on your Synology NAS with your iPhone, iPad and Android mobiles on the go.

Version: 6.8.2-3461


(2017-12-07)
  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-17:76).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.3-2970


(2017-11-23)
  1. Fixed a security vulnerability which might allow unauthorized access to the files (Synology-SA-17:63 Photo Station)

Version: 6.8.1-3458


(2017-11-06)
  1. Fixed a security vulnerability which might allow unauthorized access to the files (CVE-2017-12079, CVE-2017-12080).
  2. Fixed an issue where users might fail to sort photos by taken date or created date on DS photo.
  3. Fixed an issue where Photo Station might not operate properly after system restarts.
  4. Fixed an issue where users might fail to browse smart albums containg too many albums.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.8.0-3456


(2017-10-05)
  1. Added compatibility with DSM 6.2 Beta.
  2. Fixed an issue where the screen display might be abnormal during video playback in a full screen.
  3. Enhanced the security by not allowing for search engine indexing of Photo Station by default. You may configure the settings to enable search engine indexing.
  4. Fixed an issue where the photos edited with Pixlr Editor might fail to be saved back to Personal Photo Station.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.7.4-3433


(2017-08-03)
  1. Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities which might allow unauthorized access to the files

Version: 6.3-2968


(2017-08-03)
  1. Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities which might allow unauthorized access to the files

Version: 6.7.3-3432


(2017-07-26)
  1. Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities to prevent unauthorized access to Photo Station (CVE-2017-11151, CVE-2017-11152, CVE-2017-11153, CVE-2017-11154, and CVE-2017-11155).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.7.2-3429


(2017-07-26)
  1. Improved loading performance of Personal Photo Station.

  2. Public shared albums are now sorted as specified in Settings.

  3. Fixed an issue where face recognition might still occupy some CPU resource when disabled.

  4. Fixed an issue where empty people tags might still exist after face recognition was disabled.

  5. Fixed an issue where public shared albums created by the admin might not be downloadable.

  6. Detailed information in the lightbox mode does not show up by default from this update. The setting is adjustable in Settings.

  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.3-2967


(2017-07-26)
  1. Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities to prevent unauthorized access to Photo Station (CVE-2017-11151, CVE-2017-11152, CVE-2017-11153, CVE-2017-11154, and CVE-2017-11155).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.7.1-3419


(2017-04-25)
  1. Upgraded to be compatible with DSM 6.1.1.
  2. Now compatible with DS413 and DS213+ models running PHP 7.0.16 or above.
  3. Fixed an issue where users might have inaccurate auto-suggested locations when editing location tags.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.7.0-3414


(2017-03-24)

What's new

  1. Enhanced overall performance of Photo Station (PHP 7.0 required).
  2. Added an option “Always sort folders by name” in the settings.

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2017-9555)
  2. Fixed an issue where public shared links created by users might not be opened.
  3. Fixed an issue where the "photo" shared folder might be visible in File Station to users, when first-level albums in Photo Station contained public sub-albums.
  4. Fixed an issue where the option “Edit Album Properties” for smart albums was missing from the top toolbar.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Known Issues & Limitations

  1. This update is currently not available for DS413 and DS213+ models (Qoriq platform) due to limited compatibility with PHP 7.0.

Version: 6.6.3-3347


(2017-01-18)
  1. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding PHPMailer (CVE-2017-5223).

Version: 6.6.2-3346


(2017-01-06)
  1. Fixed an issue where album titles might not display properly when consisting entirely of numbers.

Version: 6.6.1-3345


(2017-01-04)
  1. Fixed an issue where paging might not work properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where the shared folder “photo” might still be visible in File Station to users without privileges to access albums in Photo Station.
  3. Fixed an issue where the metadata of TIFF files might not show up.
  4. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to edit album titles in the detail view mode.
  5. Fixed an issue where photo loading might fail with large amounts of photos being indexed.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.6.0-3339


(2016-11-24)
  1. You can now select an album and share it publicly. All items immediately below this album will be shared except for sub-albums.
  2. Added advanced features for publicly shared albums, including comments, color labels, and area highlighting tools.
  3. Supports password protection for publicly shared albums.
  4. The blog function will be disabled by default in this upgrade. It is recommended that you migrate to WordPress for more features. You can also manually enable the blog function from the settings of Photo Station.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.5.3-3226


(2016-08-03)
  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent potential command injection attacks.
  2. Fixed a security issue to prevent unauthorized downloading of files.

Version: 6.3-2965


(2016-08-03)
  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent unauthorized downloading of files.

Version: 6.0-2640


(2016-08-03)
  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent unauthorized downloading of files.

Version: 6.5.2-3225


(2016-07-19)
  1. Fixed an issue where photos might not display properly when album names contain special characters in Personal Photo Station.
  2. Fixed an issue where the content of an email notification sent from Photo Station might not display properly on certain mail clients.
  3. Added an optional toggle for map display in lightbox mode.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.3-2964


(2016-07-19)
  1. Fixed an issue where photos might not display properly when album names contain special characters in Personal Photo Station.
  2. Fixed an issue where the content of an email notification sent from Photo Station might not display properly on certain mail clients.
  3. Added an optional toggle for map display in lightbox mode.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.5.1-3223


(2016-06-15)
  1. Fixed an issue where only admin accounts can be used to log into Photo Station upon initial installation of DSM.
  2. Fixed an issue where photos in RAW format cannot be displayed properly after their tags are edited.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.5.0-3218


(2016-06-06)
  1. Users now can browse/edit photo rating, and filter photos by the rating. With the new feature, Photo Station will start the re-index mechanism after the upgrade.
  2. Added options to disable the detailed information of photos/videos and the download function for guests/general users.
  3. Users now can set an album cover in smart albums.
  4. Conversion of the shared folder "photo" to Windows ACL privileges is now available, and the configured albums' privileges will be applied.
  5. Enhanced the performance when the first and second level albums contain numerous sub-albums.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.4-3166


(2016-03-24)
  1. Added support for watermark to help protect the copyright of your photos.
  2. The plugin in WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal allows you to access Photo Station directly and add photos or albums to these three platforms.
  3. Windows AD and LDAP users can use Personal Photo Station now.
  4. Supports html script for embedding Photo Station to other websites.
  5. Security enhancement with XSS attack prevention.
  6. Extend file size limitation of uploading and playing videos from 2GB to 32GB for 64 bits models.
  7. Added a feature to prevent photos from being embedded via HTML iframe.
  8. Supports migration flow to export Photo Station blog and import to WordPress.
  9. Adjusted re­-order flow and new method to create a new album on photo wall.
  10. Shows photo shooting time and geolocation information on lightbox as well as slideshow mode.

Version: 6.3-2963


(2016-01-28)
  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.0-2639


(2016-01-28)
  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.3-2962


(2015-12-10)
  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent cross-site scripting attacks.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.0-2638


(2015-12-08)
  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent cross-site scripting attacks.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.0-2636


(2015-11-27)
  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Version: 6.3-2960


(2015-11-19)
  1. Fixed an issue where navigating up/down the screen via the Mac touchpad may cause unstable windows.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.2-2398


(2015-10-27)
  1. Fixed an issue where you might not be able to sync or upload photos onto Facebook.

Version: 5.2-2413


(2015-10-08)
  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 4.3.
  2. Supports downgrading from Photo Station 6. (For DSM 4.3 users downgrading from Photo Station 6, please go to Control Panel > DSM Update and install DSM 4.3-3776-1 before installing Photo Station 5.)

For users downgrading from Photo Station 6:

  1. As Photo Station 6 requires fewer thumbnails than Photo Station 5, missing thumbnails will need to be generated after downgrading. During the process, photos cannot be rotated, face-recognition cannot be used;
  2. After downgrading to Photo Station 5, any albums created with Photo Station 6 will have its 'allow users to comment' setting disabled by default. You will need to re-enable it again for these albums as this is not a global setting in Photo Station 5.

Version: 6.3-2958


(2015-10-07)

This is the initial release to add support for DS216play.

  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent potential command injection attacks.
  2. Minor bug fixes.