Release Notes for Zabbix 2.0.9rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.9rc1.

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

This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 2.0.9rc1. 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

upgraded the bundled DejaVu font from 2.33 to 2.34
updated Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (China), Italian, Lithuanian, Romanian and Slovak translations; thanks to Zabbix translators

Bug Fixes

fixed SQL injection vulnerabilities in page filtering; thanks to Bernhard Schildendorfer from SEC Consult for the report
fixed SQL injection vulnerabilities in dashboard favourite managing; thanks to Lincoln, a member of Corelan Team, for the report
fixed memory leaks in slide shows
fixed termination character sequence for smtp connection termination
fixed XSS vulnerability in user themes, thanks to Lincoln and Bernhard Schildendorfer for reporting
fixed PostreSQL query errors due to missing "AS" keyword for aggregate functions in Monitoring > IT Services
optimized min item clock calculation for graph; thanks to Volker Fröhlich
reverting Solaris system.swap.size calculation from "swap -s" (used in 2.0.7, 2.0.8) to "swap -l"-like algorithm (as in 2.0.6)
fixed MySQL errors when updating configuration of the proxy
fixed updating of lastlogsize and mtime in the proxy's database
fixed mass delete in template list, 'Delete selected' and 'Delete selected with linked elements' functions
fixed host interface importing
fixed data loss in proxy "Data sender" process caused by unfinished transactions; thanks to MATSUDA Daiki for patch
improved active checks error messages

Installation and Upgrade Notes


See Zabbix Manual for full details.


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.


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