Release Notes for Zabbix 2.2.18rc1

Zabbix Team is pleased to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.2.18rc1.

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 2.2.18rc1. Download it from download.

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

Bug Fixes

ZBX-12075 Fixed security vulnerability with execution of the remote commands on server; thanks to Lilith Wyatt, Cisco Systems
ZBX-12076 Fixed security vulnerability with execution of the remote commands on proxy; thanks to Lilith Wyatt, Cisco Systems
ZBX-7492 Fixed undefined index and invalid argument supplied to foreach errors in case if macros tag is empty or is not included in the XML import file
ZBX-11345 Fixed webscenario update error when step does not exist
ZBX-11959 Fixed memory leak in the agent on OpenBSD, FreeBSD and NetBSD
ZBX-11807 Fixed poller stalling due to incorrect handling of unixODBC library
ZBX-9358 Improved randomness in session ID generation
ZBX-11893 Fixed permission issue, when importing hosts that are monitored by proxy by Zabbix Admin type user
ZBX-11933 Added fullscreen parameter in link to submap in maps
ZBX-11864 Fixed formatting of URLs if an IPv6 is used in simple HTTPS checks
ZBX-6851 Fixed zero number display in Event ID column in windows eventlog history
ZBX-11758 Fixed crash in web monitoring when variable is empty or the first step was called regexp function on Solaris

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 2.2.18.

Commercial support

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