Confluence 4.3.2 Release Notes

15 October 2012

The Atlassian Confluence team is pleased to announce the release of Confluence 4.3.2. This release includes some nifty improvements and bug fixes:

Don't have Confluence 4.3 yet?

Take a look at the new features and other highlights in the Confluence 4.3 Release Notes.

Excerpt Include macro across spaces

The Excerpt Include macro can now include content from another space. When you type the name of the page into the Excerpt Include macro dialog, Confluence will offer a list of matching pages, including those from other spaces.

Alternatively, you can type the space key followed by a colon (:) and the page name, like this:

Ability to nest Expand macros

You can now put one Expand macro inside another, and Confluence will correctly show and hide the contents of all Expand macros, including the nested ones. Here is an example.

  Click here to expand/collapse the text...

Choose the one you like.

  For Latin lovers...

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  For cheese lovers...

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More macros in Confluence mobile

We have made a large number of macros compatible with Confluence mobile. This means that many more macros will now work as expected when you access a page on your iPhone or iPad.

The following macros work in Confluence mobile:

Are you using the Zen Foundation theme? All the Zen macros work in Confluence mobile now too.

For plugin developers – making your macros work in Confluence mobile

Have you written a Confluence macro as a plugin? In Confluence 4.3.2 and later, you can make your macros work in Confluence mobile. For many macros there is little effort involved. Confluence mobile will render a macro if it contains a device type specification of "mobile". For more complex macros, you may need to convert the CSS and JavaScript too. Details are in this document: Making your macro render in Confluence mobile.

Release notices

Upgrading from a previous version of Confluence should be fairly straightforward. Please read the Confluence 4.3.2 Upgrade Notes. We strongly recommend that you back up your confluence.home directory and database before upgrading.

If your version of Confluence is earlier than 3.5.x, then you should upgrade to Confluence 3.5.x before upgrading to Confluence 4.3.x.

Updates and fixes in this release

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T Key Summary P Status Resolution
Bug CONF-26342 There is a reflected xss flaw in the settings.action of dailysummary settings.action. Highest Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-27216 Cannot see image property panel, and general issues with images High Resolved Duplicate
Bug CONF-26589 Reflected XSS within the username parameter of the /user/non-system/{username} rest resource High Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-23176 JIRA issues macro export to PDF High Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-27745 Tablesort icons are repeating incorrectly in tasklist, contentbylabel, RSVP and attachments macros Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-26742 Slow Upgrade Due to UserIndexingUpgradeTask introduced in Confluence 4.3.1 Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-26502 it is too easy to drop an object in the wrong place and lose it Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-26270 reflected xss in the pageId request parameter in 500page.jsp Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-26032 Due to a bug in Crowd, user-group memberships for groups containing slashes are not fetched correctly from Active Directory Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-25022 Changing username case in LDAP causes external group memberships to disappear Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-16396 jiraissues macro squashes toc macro Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-13708 Jiraissues mappings don't support status with umlaut (internationalised text) REOPENED Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-12233 Cosmetic (priority) icon not shown when using jiraissues in Confluence Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-6404 Users from LDAP do not appear in people directory or search results until they have logged in Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-27747 Multiple lines a table heading are not rendered as bold. Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-26971 View file macro does not detect an office file attached during editing (through insert link/attachment) straight away Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-26616 Single row tables should not be converted to sortable tables Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-26584 Click an image, or macro placeholder can sometimes activate drag and drop behaviour. Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-26523 Can't connect to LDAP over SSL when using Java 7 Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-26518 Race condition in quick search leads to incorrect results Low Resolved Fixed
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