[ANN] Release of Bugzilla 4.2rc1, 4.0.3, 3.6.7, and 3.4.13
dkl at mozilla.com
Thu Dec 29 17:20:36 UTC 2011
Today we are announcing the first Release Candidate for Bugzilla 4.2,
in addition to one new stable release and two security-only updates for
the 3.4.x and 3.6.x series.
Bugzilla 4.2rc1 is our first Release Candidate for Bugzilla 4.2.
This release has received QA testing, and should be considerably
more stable than the development releases before it. It is still not
considered fully stable, and so you should understand that if you use
it, you use it at your own risk. In particular, certain aspects of the
WebServices have not yet been tested as part of this Release Candidate,
so they may change before the final release.
If feedback from this release candidate indicates that it is mostly
stable, then Bugzilla 4.2 will be released in a few weeks. If feedback
indicates that more extensive fixes are needed, there may be another
release candidate after this one.
Bugzilla 4.0.3 is our latest stable release. It contains various
useful bug fixes and security improvements for the 4.0 branch.
Bugzilla 3.6.7 and 3.4.13 are security updates for the 3.6
branch and the 3.4 branch, respectively.
Bugzilla is available at:
There is a security advisory describing the security issues
fixed in these releases, at:
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