JIRA 5.1.3 Release Notes

21 August 2012

The Atlassian JIRA team announces the release of JIRA 5.1.3. This point release contains several updates and fixes.

Upgrading to JIRA 5.1.3 is free to all customers with active JIRA software maintenance.

Don't have JIRA 5.1 yet?

Take a look at all the new features in the JIRA 5.1 Release Notes and see what you are missing out on!

Performance improvements

Faster and more reliable mentions

We added mentions in JIRA 5.0, which gave JIRA users an easy way to share an issue with other users via email. This release includes a significant performance improvement to this feature. You'll notice that user names are suggested much more quickly, when you start typing after an '@' character. The suggested results are also more accurate and reliable.

Screenshot: Mentioning a user in an issue comment

HTTP Requests Log Analyser

We recently developed a tool to analyse request logs that we are now making available to customers. The HTTP requests log analyser provides you with information, such as the maximum requests per minute, that can help you performance tune your JIRA instance.


Upgrading from a previous version of JIRA

If you are upgrading, please read the JIRA 5.1.3 Upgrade Notes.

Updates and fixes in this release

JIRA 5.1.3 includes the following updates and bug fixes:

T Key Summary P Status
Bug JRA-29298 ChangeHistory#getChangeItems() can return null and is unsafe High Resolved
Bug JRA-28072 CSRF in the "configure custom field" Multi Checkboxes add new custom field option screen High Resolved
Bug JRA-27998 Mentions can fail to show results High Resolved
Bug JRA-29127 ChangeHistoryBatch.fetchAllChangeItems() fails due to large SQL IN clause Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-28999 Unable to import a JIRA OnDemand export to any supported, self-hosted version of JIRA Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-28903 'Description' text on the issue screen is not internationalizable, when issue has no description Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-28700 Inline edit: Saving changes automatically closes dropdown menu Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-28689 "Retry Operation" from XSRF dialog displays error when attempting to save a field with errors Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-27896 Project Issues Tab is blank with java.lang.NumberFormatException when issue doesn't have component Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-25117 Reduce deadlocks in PicoContainer after imports Medium Resolved
Bug JRA-29653 Different translation of field name when using Polish language Low Resolved
Bug JRA-29131 JIRA Charting Plugin is causing indexing to fail with a NoSuchMethodError Low Resolved
Bug JRA-28966 Labels Frother control gets wonky cursor positioning with a specific combination of labels Low Resolved
Bug JRA-28949 /secure/EditAction!default.jspa [velocity] Left side ($totalSize) of '<' operation has null value at templates/plugins/jira/macros.vm[line 5, column 18] Low Resolved
Bug JRA-27751 Components, Fix versions and release version Low Resolved
Bug JRA-27685 IE 8 and 9 project selector dropdown fails if instance has too many objects Low Resolved

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