[announce] Horde Groupware Webmail Edition 1.2.5 (final)

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Thu Dec 17 00:45:17 UTC 2009

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the final release of the Horde Groupware
Webmail Edition version 1.2.5.

This is a bugfix release that also fixes an XSS vulnerability in the
administration interface and improves the XSS filter to work around an XSS
vulnerability in Firefox browsers.

Thanks to Juan Galiana Lara and Daniel Fernández Bleda from Internet Security
Auditors for finding the XSS vulnerability in the administration interface.

Horde Groupware Webmail Edition is a free, enterprise ready, browser based
communication suite. Users can read, send and organize email messages with
three different webmail interfaces and manage and share calendars, contacts,
tasks and notes with the standards compliant components from the Horde

The major changes compared to the Horde Groupware Webmail Edition  
version 1.2.4
     * Fixed XSS vulnerability in administrator scripts.
     * Improved XSS filter for HTML messages.
     * Several synchronization improvements.
     * Improved Oracle and MSSQL compatibility.
     * Fixed access keys on Mac browsers.
     * Fixed "white screen" issue with Internet Explorer.
     * Save References/In-Reply-To headers when saving a draft.
     * Fixed viewing certain S/MIME messages from Outlook (Express).
     * Fixed FCKEditor size in Internet Explorer.
     * Added preference for the name format to use for sorting contacts.
     * Support X-ANNIVERSARY, X-CHILDREN, and X-SPOUSE vCard fields.
     * Correctly track contact deletions during synchronization.
     * Improved/fixed vacation rules in maildrop and procmail drivers.
     * Fixed edge cases of weekly recurring events.
     * Fixed editing URLs of remote calendars.
     * Some speed improvements in the calendar.
     * Fixed importing task due dates.
     * Added Croatian translation.
     * Many further bug fixes and feature enhancements.

The full list of changes (from version 1.2.4) can be viewed here:


The Horde Groupware Webmail Edition 1.2.5 distribution is available  
from the following locations:


Patches against version 1.2.4 are available at:


Or, for quicker access, download from your nearest mirror:


MD5 sums for the packages are as follows:

     afb0fb1e2bdc685eba0673a9752a9761  horde-webmail-1.2.5.tar.gz
     b9d2865e7fba014796693602c3350bd2  patch-horde-webmail-1.2.4-1.2.5.gz

Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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