Confluence 5.8.6 Release Notes

  22 July 2015

The Atlassian Confluence team is pleased to announce the release of Confluence 5.8.6, which is a bug-fix release.

The complete list of fixes is at the bottom of this page.

Don't have Confluence 5.8 yet?

Take a look at the new features and other highlights in the Confluence 5.8 Release Notes.

Release Notices

Upgrading from a previous version of Confluence should be fairly straightforward. Please read the Confluence 5.8.6 Upgrade Notes. We strongly recommend that you back up your confluence.home directory and database before upgrading.

Updates and Fixes in this Release

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T Key Summary P Status Resolution
Bug CONF-38501 BackupAdminTest.testHomeDirectoryDisplayed is failing Highest Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-38493 Confirm R5.8 builds contain all the builds that they should, compared with master. Highest Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-38489 Stop Watching Page in email footer is broken Highest Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-39433 Incorrect base URL being set in evaluation database because of hsqldb -> h2 test data migration High Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-51825 XSS Vulnerability in wiki markup Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-37925 Increase or remove default -XX:MaxMetaspaceSize argument Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-37132 Wrong URL on Task Report and Task Tab in People Page, Returns Page not Found Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-29166 Unable to delete blog version Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-28544 IE10 and IE11 could only print Confluence into one page, if using the Documentation Theme Medium Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-38555 Stop Watching from email notification lead to 'Your request could not be processed because a required security token was not present in the request. 'You may need to re-submit the form or reload the page' Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-38491 Legacy ViewPPT macro can not view ppt Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-38127 xss by swf file Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-37465 Confluence installer does not list Oracle 12c Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-34430 Variable not replaced with text in Backup & Restore screen Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-33557 Transactions cache warnings thrown continuously Low Resolved Fixed
Bug CONF-29755 Problem with text encoding for output from getChildren JSON-RPC API in Confluence Low Resolved Fixed

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