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The Bug Genie 3.2.5 is now available

28th February, 2013 – The Bug Genie team is proud to announce the immediate availability of The Bug Genie 3.2.5 - the final bugfix release for our 3.2 series. The main focus of 3.2.5 has been general improvements and polish; making sure features work as expected; removing "papercuts" and annoyances and speed improvements during general usage.

We've worked our way through a long list of outstanding (and newly reported) issues, fixing as many as possible with the goal being to provide you with a smoother, more stable and faster experience when using The Bug Genie.

Update 4th March, 2013: A slightly updated version, 3.2.5.2 has been uploaded, replacing 3.2.5, fixing a couple of issues that could cause errors after upgrading. Please download the updated archive 3.2.5.2.

For more information about improvements in previous 3.x versions, see their respective release announcements:

The Bug Genie 3.2.5 contains fixes for several important security notices. All users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to this version.

In addition to the changes and improvements in the above changelogs, this release contains the following changes:

Changes in The Bug Genie 3.2.5

Security notices
  • TBGSN-002-1
    CVE-2013-1760
    - XSS vulnerabilities in input parameters
    Several input parameters in TBG are vulnerable for XSS injection. For more details about the security implications and their fixes, please see the security notice which also contains links to the issue reports.
    (discovered and responsibly reported by James Espinosa of Trustwave SpiderLabs)
Improvements and changes

This release contains a large number of fixes and improvements, including improvements from our newest contributor, Sharron Denice. We want to thank everyone that has contributed to making 3.2.5 a great release.

  • Issue lists now benefit from more aggressive loading of metadata, making longer lists of issues much faster. Simple benchmarks show a noticeable speed increase of about 60-75% when loading long lists of issues!
  • Several search issues have been identified and fixed
  • A long-lasting issue with confirming user accounts have finally been fixed!

We are always happy to receive bugfixes and improvements via Github pull requests. Please fork us and contribute back!

  • Several display fixes and translation improvements (thanks to keelerm84)
  • Even more improvements to our translations and the translation support systems (thanks to jtraulle)

The list of issues fixed in this version is long. Please see the list linked above for details.

Upgrade notes

This release contains fixes for one or more important security notices. All users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to this release.
You can upgrade to version 3.2.5 from any 3.2.x version (3.2.0, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.2.3 or 3.2.4), as well as from 3.1.8.
For users running 3.2.x this is a "drop-in replacement". This means there are no specific upgrade steps necessary - just unzip into your existing installation (overwriting files when prompted), clear TBG cache and you're ready to go.

If you're upgrading from version 3.1.8 you must read through the upgrade instructions.
If you're running an earlier version of The Bug Genie (earlier than 3.1.8), you need to upgrade to version 3.1.8 before continuing.

More details about upgrading to this release can be found in the FAQ.

Get it now!

The Bug Genie 3.2.5 can be downloaded from our download page.

If you want to upgrade your existing installation, please read through the UPGRADE file included in the release for information on how to upgrade your existing installation.

For more installation and upgrade instructions, please refer to the FAQ


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