Release Notes for Zabbix 2.1.7

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

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This document contains the release notes for Zabbix 2.1.7. Download it from download.

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


See Zabbix documentation for full details.


See Upgrade procedure for upgrade options and instructions. For version specific upgrade notes, see Upgrade notes for 2.1.7.

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