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3 December 2013

Zabbix SIA is proud to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.10rc1 (Release Candidate).

Zabbix is an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution. Zabbix is released under the GPL, thus it is free of charge for both commercial and non-commercial use. A complete text of the license is available at http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.txt.

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 2.0.10rc1. Download it from http://www.zabbix.com/download.php.

This release fixes known issues of Zabbix 2.0.x and introduces new minor features. A nice overview of the new functionality is at http://www.zabbix.com/documentation/2.0/manual/introduction/whatsnew210.

This release contains a security fix for CVE-2013-6824. Please read below for more details.

This release is not for production use. It is a Release Candidate!

The following sections describe the release in details and provide late-breaking or other information that supplements its main documentation.

What's New in 2.0.10

:: Security fixes

  • [ZBX-7479] fixed remote command execution from Zabbix server if flexible user parameters are configured; thanks to Recurity Labs Team for the report; reference CVE-2013-6824

:: Updated translations

Updated American English, Brazilian Portuguese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Japanese, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish and Ukrainian translations.

:: List of Improvements included into 2.0.10rc1

  • [ZBXNEXT-1256] changed example directory size user parameter to return bytes
  • [ZBX-7103] improved loading speed of tr_events.php page
  • [ZBX-1357] updated American English, Brazilian Portuguese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Japanese, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

:: Complete List of Bug Fixes and Improvements included into 2.0.10rc1

  • [ZBXNEXT-1256] changed example directory size user parameter to return bytes
  • [ZBX-7103] improved loading speed of tr_events.php page
  • [ZBX-1357] updated American English, Brazilian Portuguese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Japanese, Italian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish and Ukrainian translations; thanks to Zabbix translators
  • [ZBX-7479] fixed remote command execution from Zabbix server if flexible user parameters are configured; thanks to Recurity Labs Team for the report
  • [ZBX-7347] fixed custom step duration max size in action configuration
  • [ZBX-7400] fixed fetching of empty text or log history data with Oracle backend
  • [ZBX-7218] fixed configuration failing with Oracle 12.1 instant client libraries
  • [ZBX-6129] fixed trying to change the status of a deleted trigger or trigger prototype changes the status of all trigger and prototypes
  • [ZBX-6920] fixed displaying of soft linked IT services
  • [ZBX-7292] fixed resolving of macros in host interfaces
  • [ZBX-7273] fixed newlines in default data strings for Oracle
  • [ZBX-6835] fixed bug when agent/proxy connection error could have resulted in a wrong warning about message size
  • [ZBX-6760] improved performance of getting global scripts
  • [ZBX-7151] limited alert message and items parameter length to 2048 characters when working with Oracle and DB2 databases
  • [ZBX-6591] fixed resolution of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses if DNS hostname is specified as server parameter in configuration file; thanks to Trever L. Adams for patch
  • [ZBX-7133] fixed processing of zabbix[host,*,available] item; fixed proxy's hosts availability data on server
  • [ZBX-7112] improved file import validation for graph items
  • [ZBX-7101] fixed generated SQL queries in action.get method when simultaneously selecting more than one condition and operation
  • [ZBX-7074] fixed incorrectly parsed trigger expression in trigger wizard
  • [ZBX-5735] fixed debug mode check condition to use less memory when debug is off

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installation

See Zabbix Manual for full details.

Upgrade

Recompile Zabbix binaries and update front-end PHP files. Execute a database patch if migrating from Zabbix 1.8.x. See Zabbix Manual for a detailed upgrade procedure.

Pre-release testing

Zabbix Server

Zabbix Server has been tested on the following platforms:

  • Ubuntu Linux, AMD64, kernel 2.6.11, MySQL 5.x
  • Ubuntu Linux, Intel, kernel 2.6.15, MySQL 5.0.22, PostgreSQL 8.3
  • RedHat EL 5.3, Intel, kernel 2.6.18, Oracle 11gR2
  • Slackware Linux, x86, kernel 2.6.29.6, MySQL 5.1.x

Zabbix Agents

Zabbix Agents have been compiled and tested on the following platforms:

  • AIX 5.2
  • FreeBSD 4.x, 5.x, 6.x
  • HP-UX 10.x, 11.x
  • Linux 2.4.x, 2.6.x
  • Linux CentOS
  • NetBSD 2.0
  • OS/X 10.2
  • Solaris 8, 9, 10
  • Tru64 5.1B
  • Windows XP, 2000, 2003, 2008, Vista

Note that agents are available pre-compiled from http://www.zabbix.com/download.php for a limited number of versions and platforms.

Commercial support

Zabbix Company provides a full range of professional services. We also provide trouble-free upgrade service for easy migration from earlier versions to Zabbix 2.0.x. Please contact Sales for pricing and more details.

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