Thunderbird 3.0.5 Released

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Released on 17 Jun 10, and this changelog was last updated on 19 Jun 10.

Thunderbird 3.0.5 has been released. Release notes are available. This post lists the improvements in Thunderbird 3.0.5 over Thunderbird 3.0.4. This list encompasses almost every single known fix that went into this release, but excludes platform-wide fixes. Do check out the known issues as well.

Impact key for security issues listed on the Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories webpage:

  • Critical: Vulnerability can be used to run attacker code and install software, requiring no user interaction beyond normal browsing.
  • High: Vulnerability can be used to gather sensitive data from sites in other windows or inject data or code into those sites, requiring no more than normal browsing actions.
  • Moderate: Vulnerabilities that would otherwise be High or Critical except they only work in uncommon non-default configurations or require the user to perform complicated and/or unlikely steps.
  • Low: Minor security vulnerabilities such as Denial of Service attacks, minor data leaks, or spoofs. (Undetectable spoofs of SSL indicia would have “High” impact because those are generally used to steal sensitive data intended for other sites.)

Other changes in Thunderbird 3.0.5: (29)

Thunderbird-specific: (13)

  • Fixed: 495020 – Unread Folder population causes focused folder to change
  • Fixed: 518345 – Selecting Option to Hide Message Pane (F8) Will Not Stick
  • Fixed: 519677 – “OK” button in “About Thunderbird” dialog should be aligned right
  • Fixed: 534822 – Address books get added with no name if created via altering default preferences (e.g. extension/mcd)
  • Fixed: 542249 – Mozmill: Random orange with switching tabs but not waiting for something to be displayed
  • Fixed: 545626 – Mozmill: random orange with closing the current tab but not properly waiting for message display completion
  • Fixed: 549220 – Renaming IMAP folder using special characters like german umlauts fails on thunderbird V3 – works on same server using thunderbird version < 3
  • Fixed: 556491 – [autoconfig] guessConfig() only finds first AUTH method for SMTP
  • Fixed: 557477 – Content/Chrome tabs leak javascript objects/functions
  • Fixed: 557960 – Doubled message counts in dock *after* startup when login name contains a “.”
  • Fixed: 562589 – If I disable migration wizard I’m in situation where all IMAP -folders are set to download no matter what I do to account in question (Needs a way to keep offline-use setting upon migration to Tb 3, even if Migration Assistant is disabled on purpose)
  • Fixed: 564162 – Import ‘Everything’ of Outlook Express to existing T-Bird mailbox eliminates all existing mail in T-Bird Local Folders default folders
  • Fixed: 564515 – migration wizard defaults to “do not sync” on fresh profile

MailNews Core: (15)

  • Fixed: 518134 – Enabled column in Message Filters does not track dialog size properly
  • Fixed: 526817 – Port bug 526668 – add option to ‘unify’ to allow files to match if their sorted contents match
  • Fixed: 530098 – gloda deletion processing is more expensive than it needs to be
  • Fixed: 534781 – Testsuite: base64-encode atob() is broken
  • Fixed: 539389 – Very slow file manipulation deleting or moving messages (profile stored on synchronized network folder). Tb3 requests write for each line of mail data. Should use buffering.
  • Fixed: 541408 – newsgroup filter from “create filter from message” is not created
  • Fixed: 542259 – not prompting for new smtp password in some cases, e.g., when server drops the connection on bad authentication
  • Fixed: 549238 – [OS/2] build break in nsStopwatch.cpp due to -Werror=return-type
  • Fixed: 549293 – Port MOZ_IPC support to comm-central
  • Fixed: 549336 – Custom filters generate an error in searchSpec
  • Fixed: 550455 – Crash when m_foldersToStat.Count() == 0 [@ nsImapIncomingServer::OnStopRunningUrl]
  • Fixed: 552955 – Resync’ on c-1.9.1 after bug 508955 and bug 538528
  • Fixed: 554939 – Copy bug 511967 …/locales/ changes to comm-central
  • Fixed: 559088 – Port |Bug 518641 – “make package-tests” doesn’t work right on OS X universal builds| to comm-1.9.1
  • Fixed: 562647 – crash (while using Gmail Conversation View add-on) when click Reply inside the message window [@ nsMsgComposeService::GetOrigWindowSelection(int, nsIMsgWindow*, nsACString_internal&)]

Miscellaneous: (1)

  • Fixed: 564159 – Set up Thunderbird 3.0.x builders on the gecko relbranch.

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