Release Notes for Zabbix 2.1.7

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.1.7.

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 2.1.7. Download it from downloads.

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


New Features and Improvements

ZBXNEXT-1851
hid Czech, Dutch, Hungarian, Korean, Latvian, Persian, Spanish and Turkish translations from the frontend
ZBX-2008
added support of Windows Eventing 6.0
ZBXNEXT-1942
added Zabbix sender dynamic link library for Windows
ZBXNEXT-935
changed Zabbix sender exit status to better reflect the operation result - success:0, partial success:2, failure:1
ZBXNEXT-935
improved readability of server response to sender/agent data
ZBXNEXT-1633
improved VMware virtual machine monitoring performance
ZBX-6911
added functionality to save positions of block on dashboard page in profiles table

Bug Fixes

ZBX-6953
fixed Apache server crashing on Windows due to huge memory consumption when using preg_match() function in Configuration > Host > edit
ZBX-7079
fixed undefined index in map configuration page for map without icon mapping
ZBX-7111
fixed host importing from 1.8 to trunk
ZBX-7074
fixed incorrectly parsed trigger expression in trigger wizard
ZBX-7082
fixed not being able to create dependencies between template triggers
ZBX-7053
fixed errors when deleting a script linked to action operation and fixed type-specific operation command properties not being reset when changing type
ZBX-7058
fixed repeated global search with same value
ZBX-7061
fixed warnings produced by clang static analyzer
ZBX-6873
fixed pagination issue after deleting an object through form
ZBX-7050
fixed output of empty HTML attributes
ZBX-7051
fixed bug, to not make updates to hosts applications, items, and triggers, if "Save" button was pressed in edit form, with no changes
ZBX-7091
fixed SQL injection vulnerabilities in page filtering; thanks to Bernhard Schildendorfer from SEC Consult for the report
ZBX-7091
fixed SQL injection vulnerabilities in dashboard favourite managing; thanks to Lincoln, a member of Corelan Team, for the report
ZBX-6994
fixed logic of SQL creation, removed unneeded i.flags IN (0,4) from SQL, if i.flags is set from filter or is null
ZBX-6993
fixed JS errors in various pages having a child node with high ID value
ZBX-7032
fixed possibility to add "ICMP ping" check in Configuration > Discovery
ZBX-6904
fixed ESC.HISTORY macro to create the same message content within the same escalation step when notification is sent to multiple recipients

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.

Commercial support

Zabbix Company provides a full range of Professional Services. We also provide trouble-free Upgrade Service for easy migration from earlier versions of Zabbix. Please contact Sales for pricing and more details.

References

Zabbix 2.1 Manual

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