Release Notes - JIRA - Version 4.2 - HTML format

Sub-task

  • [JRA-5351] - Attachments in sortable table layout (Name, Size, Date-Time, User)
  • [JRA-6765] - Allow users to choose sort field for Attachments
  • [JRA-12378] - add the ability to turn off or disable keyboard shortcuts
  • [JRA-21074] - Quality Review for 4.2
  • [JRA-21080] - Quality Review for 4.2
  • [JRA-21083] - Quality Review for 4.2
  • [JRA-21085] - Quality Review for 4.2
  • [JRA-21087] - Quality Review for 4.2
  • [JRA-21602] - remove note about the 'Attach Screenshot' applet not working in IE 6 (since IE 6 is not supported for 4.2). (PUBLISHED)

Bug

  • [JRA-8393] - Printed lists of issues do not show table borders
  • [JRA-11188] - 'System error' after session expires
  • [JRA-15862] - Thumbnail in JPEG breaks transparency used in PNG/GIF
  • [JRA-16541] - The favourite star looks out of place on the new navigator.
  • [JRA-17395] - Some gif images are not being sent with browser caching headers
  • [JRA-17547] - Incorrect Polish translation for 'Due Date' field in JiraWebActionSupport_pl_PL.properties file
  • [JRA-17759] - CAPTCHA image broken when running in OpenJDK
  • [JRA-17760] - JIRA does not compile under OpenJDK
  • [JRA-19013] - Closing a drop down menu by clicking on its arrow should close it. It re-open its it
  • [JRA-19488] - Documentation for Installing JIRA 4.0 on Oracle WebLogic 9.2 is not accurate
  • [JRA-19523] - JIRA does not stop and start correctly when the servlet context is pulled down. Makes supportting JIRA harder
  • [JRA-19557] - Thumbnail of certain image attachments fail and cause ERROR in log
  • [JRA-19941] - JIRA give a stack trace if user click on issue link once the session is expired
  • [JRA-19947] - List of attachments is not kept when updating an issue fails due to validators
  • [JRA-20124] - Clicking the preview button multiple times in comments deletes the data in comment
  • [JRA-20277] - Multi-User Picker inserts extra spaces every time a user is selected
  • [JRA-20335] - bugzilla import failing with Version exception
  • [JRA-20351] - AXIS internal SOAP type representation is unstable.
  • [JRA-20369] - Wide 1 pixel image attachments cause errors
  • [JRA-20414] - i18n missing in Issue Statistics gadget
  • [JRA-20520] - "Are you sure you want to navigate away" popup occurs after cancelling comment
  • [JRA-20562] - JQL breaks issue security levels based on custom fields
  • [JRA-20577] - User Picker for Filter Author Broken
  • [JRA-20654] - The issue view in locks up scrolling until the issue has finished loading
  • [JRA-20671] - The more actions, attach a file does not seem to work properly - I cannot attach a file.
  • [JRA-20827] - The text in the stacker "Stalker Bar" buttons bounce around slightly when they are selected.
  • [JRA-20870] - {0} tokens visible in admin gadget in French
  • [JRA-20895] - Tabbing to links on the right side of View Issue triggers scrollbars
  • [JRA-20922] - JIRA 4.1 installation documentation (standalone)-3. Copy the MySQL driver to your application server
  • [JRA-20926] - Comment group/role level select appears in the wrong place on bulk operations screen!
  • [JRA-20956] - Issue View shows fields of second tab when first opened
  • [JRA-20994] - XSS Vulnerabilities in JIRA
  • [JRA-20995] - Privilege escalation vulnerability when administrator access is compromised
  • [JRA-21018] - Miscellaneous support-related JSPs contain XSS holes
  • [JRA-21019] - runportleterror.jsp contains XSS hole
  • [JRA-21022] - issuelinkssmall.jsp has an XSS hole via the URL used to access it
  • [JRA-21023] - screenshot-redirecter.jsp XSS attach via the afterURL parameter
  • [JRA-21024] - 500page.jsp contains HTTP Header XSS vulnerability
  • [JRA-21053] - Links broken in "Account password" emails
  • [JRA-21054] - With Safari 4, Cmd+C on a bug page sometimes jumps up to "Create Bug" popup
  • [JRA-21105] - IE6 over HTTPS displays popup about secure & unsecure content on all view issue pages
  • [JRA-21126] - JIRA 4.1 breaks the instructions on customising the Bugzilla importer
  • [JRA-21159] - PermGen memory not set, if JAVA_HOME is set incorrectly or missing
  • [JRA-21166] - Can't select issue summary in issue view screen
  • [JRA-21189] - View Issue screen custom tabs show fields from all custom tabs, on page load and when Activity tabs are clicked
  • [JRA-21206] - Right Dragging a comments permalink copies URL of wrong permalink on Windows
  • [JRA-21215] - The issue service update method should allow you to update a single field without over-writing existing field values
  • [JRA-21222] - Error in SQL during Upgrade Task
  • [JRA-21243] - Unable to run from start menu after installation due to Service name on JIRA 4.0 and JIRA 4.1.1 has different SERVICE_NAME description
  • [JRA-21260] - Check for null in EditIssue.initTabsWithErrors()
  • [JRA-21283] - Incorrect Project Key Error Message
  • [JRA-21308] - Comment form buttons aren't visible by scrolling when box fills up the browser window.
  • [JRA-21363] - Voting for issue is not working on FF 3.5
  • [JRA-21364] - Clicking "more actions" dropdown then "comment" in the ops bar on "view issue" causes a gap to form ops bar and the rest of the issue
  • [JRA-21377] - Type mismatch: cannot convert from Object to KeyboardShortcutManager
  • [JRA-21395] - Plugin Name I18N key missing
  • [JRA-21400] - UndeclaredThrowableException while editing issue description with profiling = ON
  • [JRA-21439] - Support Transparent Image for Project Avatar
  • [JRA-21453] - Project Import should ignore hidden custom User Properties
  • [JRA-21478] - backup data to xml on jira 4.1.1 windows inserts a trailing space between the backup directory and file erroring out and refusing to backup
  • [JRA-21496] - Setup does not start the service and manually starting service using start_service.bat fails with error
  • [JRA-21497] - Exception is thrown when clicking "Delete" issue button a second time
  • [JRA-21527] - Bad link in "max users in license" notice
  • [JRA-21550] - Permalinks on comments do not take me to the comment
  • [JRA-21590] - JqlClauseBuilder.createdBetween() does not work as advertised
  • [JRA-21597] - SSL problems with Dashboard after clicking on "add a new gadget"
  • [JRA-21605] - New UI makes issue key very hard to select for copy and paste
  • [JRA-21609] - Bug in auiControlFooter macros, message is not displayed
  • [JRA-21610] - com.atlassian.jira.plugin.webfragment.conditions.AbstractIssueCondition abstract method has a package scope
  • [JRA-21667] - Toolbar at top of screen fails to respond
  • [JRA-21669] - Bulk Move/Edit/Transition assumes values are Longs for Custom fields
  • [JRA-21673] - Missing German translation for "admin.errors.paths.set.is.allowed.1" etc.
  • [JRA-21715] - Attachment lightbox rendering error when attachment title is larger than the image
  • [JRA-21748] - Entering more than four lines of text in a comment field hides the wiki preview and help icons
  • [JRA-21765] - Typo in JiraWorkflowPluginConstants
  • [JRA-21781] - Log work dialog doesn't handel new lines well
  • [JRA-21787] - Cancel not showing in French (e.g. Annuler) when presented with workflow screen
  • [JRA-21797] - EAP Many selected Versions causes bad UI in Navigator
  • [JRA-21814] - jiraform.jsp is still logging harmless log messages
  • [JRA-21819] - Missing date_picker.jsp in 4.2-m8 on transition screen
  • [JRA-21838] - multiple tabs of custom fields are not displayed consistently on the view issue screen
  • [JRA-21841] - XsrfVulnerabilityDetectionSQLInterceptor causes NPE on GreenHopper
  • [JRA-21850] - Dashboard filter UI significantly handicapped
  • [JRA-21876] - LDAP delegating CROWD installations are broken by JIRA brute password protection code
  • [JRA-22027] - nbsp in Administration menu of french language interface
  • [JRA-22048] - Alternative upgrade method doco is important steps
  • [JRA-22075] - Parent release version has the wrong time remaining. Hour burndown chart is incorrect and it may be because of this
  • [JRA-22121] - Typo in error message in AbstractPermissionManager
  • [JRA-22141] - Content of 9th line displayed partially in Comment field
  • [JRA-22142] - Hover over Comment field doesn't expand on 6th line
  • [JRA-22145] - Multi line custom fields on paste don't scroll down to cursor position
  • [JRA-22172] - using JSESSIONID from /auth REST resource doesn't work
  • [JRA-22274] - Clean install produces a NoModule error that should be a warning
  • [JRA-22275] - Repeated warnings and something disabled in a clean startup
  • [JRA-22287] - Failure uploading attachments when uploading time exceeds 1 minute
  • [JRA-22368] - Linking Issues - Select multiple issues problem
  • [JRA-22388] - JIRA plugins and (bundled-plugins) can fail with a NullPointerException if switching server from a Turkish to Non-Turkish locale or vise-versa
  • [JRA-22396] - Issues are not created for some email messages due to thread visibility problems
  • [JRA-22425] - Printable issue view not viewable when logged out with gzip compression enabled
  • [JRA-22586] - Windows+E (to open Windows Explorer) also opens JIRA's edit issue screen
  • [JRA-22641] - Comment with a single space show NPE
  • [JRA-22643] - Bullets are different from preview
  • [JRA-23275] - 'Components' collapse option not available in Internet Explorer 8
  • [JRA-23354] - Clicking the Up Arrow Goes to Next Issue after Searching for Issues
  • [JRA-23454] - The "cloner" relationship is inverted
  • [JRA-23485] - Clicking on "Group Picker" and "Multi group Picker" icons will have a dirty form data in IE
  • [JRA-23687] - Users in Multi User Picker becomes invisible if the result exceeds the CSS width in IE 8
  • [JRA-23713] - Required Label Field can be left empty
  • [JRA-23714] - Not able to cancel attachment's field path
  • [JRA-24183] - jira gets hosed when attempting to attach
  • [JRA-24415] - cache avatar data
  • [JRA-26612] - Fields Reference - Watcher - Bad Syntax

Improvement

  • [JRA-868] - Resolve & Time spent
  • [JRA-1993] - Resolving an issue should automatically put the estimated time remaining to 0
  • [JRA-4888] - Can't edit original estimate
  • [JRA-5761] - Session timeout should be handled more gracefully.
  • [JRA-7624] - Add time tracking fields to the RemoteIssue object
  • [JRA-8082] - SOAP should be able to find out what groups a user is a member of
  • [JRA-8557] - Add a addWatcher( RemoteUser ) and / or addWatcher( RemoteUser[] ) RPC / SOAP method
  • [JRA-9170] - Enable Wiki Renderering for the Work Log description field
  • [JRA-11682] - Put an 'Add comment' link at the bottom of the page.
  • [JRA-12498] - New functions for SOAP API
  • [JRA-12885] - "Add to dashboard" link for filter in issue navigator
  • [JRA-13512] - Setting remaining time to 0 in a post function of the workflow causes the original estimate to be set to 0 as well (only when no time was logged by the assignee)
  • [JRA-13733] - I should be able to change the remaining estimate without logging work done
  • [JRA-14076] - DoubleConverter / NumberCFType is not as I18N as it could / should be - decimal separator does not respect user's locale
  • [JRA-15079] - Sent information is lost when data is submitted after session has expired
  • [JRA-15164] - Cloning sub-tasks doesn't add the prefix
  • [JRA-15221] - Project Page: Show number of issues for preset filters
  • [JRA-15577] - Underline should be consistent on the issue navigator
  • [JRA-15776] - Get Standalone JIRA to detect the DBCP settings and RDBMS and add warnings if it is using MySQL without a validation query.
  • [JRA-15978] - Add functionality to JIRA XML-RPC and soap for downloading attachments
  • [JRA-17805] - Remove file names from attachments
  • [JRA-18460] - Some of the admin links have an extra /jira/ in the path.
  • [JRA-19691] - Attach file should have replace or rename option and default comment
  • [JRA-19786] - Priority Quick Change from search result.
  • [JRA-20708] - Place link to create comment down in comment area
  • [JRA-20757] - Upgrade JIRA to Plugins 2.5
  • [JRA-21232] - The system paths are to be locked down to the JIRA Home directory
  • [JRA-21244] - Enable keyboard navigation of users in Assignee drop down
  • [JRA-21317] - isStarter method for LicenseDetails
  • [JRA-21628] - Labels suggestion to be based on popularity
  • [JRA-21760] - Enable pop-up windows for workflow action screens
  • [JRA-21806] - Feedback for combo boxes
  • [JRA-22201] - Add Turn On Issue Link Types by default and add some default values
  • [JRA-22253] - 4.2's Attach Files dialog should have a note explaining what the tickboxes do
  • [JRA-22365] - error at login
  • [JRA-22421] - Activity tabs not visually separated
  • [JRA-22501] - Misleading statement re differences between standalone and WAR release
  • [JRA-24546] - Option to set the Remaining Estimated time to 0 when Resolving or Closing an issue
  • [JRA-24548] - JIRA Create Issue hot-key interferes with Copy hot-key on the Mac

New Feature

  • [JRA-1423] - Option to set Estimated Time Remaining to 0 when issue is closed
  • [JRA-1744] - "Log work done" as a MANDATORY field when resolving issues
  • [JRA-3008] - Display more statistics on the "System Info" page
  • [JRA-7287] - Soap: GetSubTaskParent(IssueKey)
  • [JRA-11276] - SOAP: Retrieving Parent- and Sub- Issues information
  • [JRA-19796] - REST API for JIRA
  • [JRA-20810] - Attachment sorting needed like issue sorting
  • [JRA-20984] - Throw warning when JIRA-home is set to install directory or webapps folder
  • [JRA-21775] - Expandable sections on view issue
  • [JRA-21863] - Sort file attachments by date or other column
  • [JRA-22021] - Add SOAP URLs to the default Trusted Apps patterns
  • [JRA-22064] - Attachment Sort order
  • [JRA-23019] - add comment, comment lost when 'comment' button pressed accidently instead of add
  • [JRA-29058] - Quick link for next/previous comment entry

Task

  • [JRA-20053] - Clarify instructions on moving/removing JavaMail classes in SMTP config
  • [JRA-20629] - Update the Web-items documentation re REST
  • [JRA-20824] - remove obsolete page 'User access logging'
  • [JRA-20910] - Investigate root cause of bamboo not showing the RPC plugin test failures.
  • [JRA-21030] - Fix project import func tests post JRA-20995
  • [JRA-21576] - document removal of 'Contact Administrators' list (READY TO PUBLISH)
  • [JRA-21633] - Create 'in product', 'local' help content within JIRA for new time tracking and log work fields (READY TO INCORPORATE INTO JIRA)
  • [JRA-21867] - Document improvements for the keyboard shortcuts plugin module (READY TO PUBLISH)
  • [JRA-22202] - Document Issue Linking admin changes (READY TO PUBLISH)

Third-party issue

  • [JRA-12151] - Lotus Notes email client doesn't understand HTML numeric entities
  • [JRA-21538] - JIRA 4.2 Translations

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