osTicket v1.9.6 Pending Release!

There is a new version of the 1.9 series being released soon! This maintenance release specifically stable version 1.9.6  can be grabbed via github or preferably at  http://osticket.com/download once it's released.  It features some enhancements, improvements/bug fixes, and and a few Performance and Security fixes.  Here is a list of the changes:

Enhancements

  • New Message-Id system allowing for better threading in mail clients (#1549, #1730)
  • Fix forced session expiration after 24 hours (#1677)
  • Staff panel logo is customizable (#1718)
  • Priority fields have a selectable default (instead of system default) (#1732)
  • Import/Export support for file contents via cli (#1661)

Improvements

  • Fix broken links in documentation, thanks @Chefkeks (#1675)
  • Fix handling of some Redmond-specific character set encoding names (#1698)
  • Include the user's name in the "To" field of outbound email (#1549)
  • Delete collaborators when deleting tickets (#1709)
  • Fix regression preventing auto-responses for staff new tickets (#1712)
  • Fix empty export if ticket details form has multiple priority fields (#1732)
  • Fix filtering by list item properties in ticket filters (#1741)
  • Fix missing icon for "add new filter", thanks @Chefkeks (#1735)
  • Support Firefox v6 - v12 on the file drop widget (#1776)
  • Show update errors on access templates (#1778)
  • Allow empty staff login banner on update (#1778)
  • Fix corruption of text thread bodies for third-party collaborator email posts (#1794)
  • Add some hidden template variables to pop out content (#1781)
  • Fix missing validation for user name and email address (#1816, eb8858e)
  • Turn off search indexing when complete, disable incorrectly implemented work breaking, squelch error 1062 email from search backend (afa9692)
  • Fix possible out of memory crash in custom forms (#1707, 0440111)

Performance and Security

  • Fix generation of random data on Windows® platforms (#1672)
  • Fix possible DoS and brute force on login pages (#1727)
  • Fix possible redirect away from HTTPS on client login page, thanks @ldrumm (#1782)

You can read more about it at the github repository.   As usual it is recommended that you upgrade immediately.