JIRA 4.2.2 Release Notes

4 January 2011

The Atlassian JIRA team announces the release of JIRA 4.2.2. This point release contains several updates and fixes, plus a Beta release of the JIRA Importers Plugin, providing improved support for Bugzilla. Please see the documentation: Importing Data from Bugzilla.

This point release is a highly recommended upgrade as it contains important fixes to security vulnerabilities — please refer to the JIRA Security Advisory 2011-02-21 for details.

JIRA 4.2.2 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 4.2.2 Upgrade Guide.

Updates and Fixes in this Release

JIRA 4.2.2 includes the following updates and bug fixes:

T Key Summary P Status
Bug JRA-22448 Comment Query Performance: Please Change CommentClauseQueryFactory.generateIssueIdFromCommentQuery from for loop to HitCollector Resolved
Bug JRA-23196 Renaming Priority, Resolution, Status, Issue Type does not get reflected until a system restart Highest Resolved
Bug JRA-24146 After workflow scheme migration, issue moved to a newly added status are not readable High Resolved
Bug JRA-23265 AJP port is a bad default in JIRA 4.2 High Resolved
Bug JRA-22618 Excel Export adds the issue key to the Project column & an extra blank row between records High Resolved
Bug JRA-23188 Basic auth authentication does not allow files to be attached in 4.2 Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-23124 Bug in seraph breaks custom authenticators Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-23024 JIRA data anonymiser doesn't anonymise non-English characters Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-22673 Non-secure content warning in IE8 on the Dashboards screen caused by the wiki renderer Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-22623 Watched Issues gadget gives error when profiling is enabled. Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-22207 Add warning to Shared Filter explaining consequence of 'everyone' Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-21670 Upgrading to Jira 4.1.2 breaks PrepareAction functionality in plugins Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-21582 SimpleSearch turns Complex when searching on Fix Version options Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-19918 Cannot select some filters from filters/project picker in gadgets Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-23405 Issue keys are not hyperlinked when exporting to Excel Low Resolved
Bug JRA-23268 Wrong link after attaching screenshot Low Resolved
Bug JRA-23167 Date picker format incorrect when using Dutch(Belgium) language Low Resolved
Bug JRA-23154 Forget Password link appear after enable"External password management" Low Resolved
Bug JRA-23140 JiRA Calander - years listed alternative Low Resolved
Bug JRA-23132 Required field asterisks and error messages not aligned correctly for some fields Low Resolved
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