JIRA 4.2.1 Release Notes

6 December 2010

The Atlassian JIRA team announces the release of JIRA 4.2.1. This point release contains several updates and fixes, including the issue of remembering which sections of the 'View Issue' screen are collapsed. This point release is a highly recommended upgrade as it contains important fixes to security vulnerabilities — please refer to the JIRA Security Advisory 2010-12-06 for details.

JIRA 4.2.1 is of course free to all customers with active JIRA software maintenance.

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Upgrading from a Previous Version of JIRA

If you are upgrading, please read the JIRA 4.2.1 Upgrade Guide.

Updates and Fixes in this Release

JIRA 4.2.1 includes the following updates and bug fixes:

T Key Summary P Status
Bug JRA-22980 Jasper exception when trying to add a zip containing a file with an ' (apostrophe) character in its name High Resolved
Bug JRA-22947 Hitting enter in autocomplete field doesn't work after typing component name with a space in it High Resolved
Bug JRA-22917 Several dialogs do not have correct focus when errors occur under IE High Resolved
Bug JRA-22750 "Viewable by" dropdown position in dialog is not retaining its position and also srolling up and down moves the view issue page in background High Resolved
Bug JRA-22674 Duplicate ids in Issue comments High Resolved
Bug JRA-22966 labels dialog has second redunant text field above the labels field Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-22829 Increase throbber timeout for frother control Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-22609 JIRA 4.2 hangs on Workflow transitions when Ajax is disabled in IE7/8 Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-22572 The loading of the field layout cache is not properly synchronized, leading to major performance issues for large customers with many custom fields. Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-22505 Sequenced keyboard shortcuts don't 'mute' other shortcuts assigned to the same key Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-16851 Mail queue hangs after trackback problems Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-23217 JIRA 4.1.2 "Created vs Resolved Chart" gadget failed to render when adding it as external gadget to another instance Low Resolved
Bug JRA-23216 Adding "Heat Map" gadget to another instance not working for JIRA 4.1.2 Low Resolved
Bug JRA-23047 Using the word "Footer" in "Components" makes UI break Low Resolved
Bug JRA-22859 Screenshot attach always takes you to manage attachments. Low Resolved
Bug JRA-22845 FC: Slow connections -> throbbers? Low Resolved
Bug JRA-22628 Missing full stop on "Login Required" page Low Resolved
Bug JRA-22320 Favicon's not included in frontpage.jsp Low Resolved

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