RT 4.0.8 Released

RT 4.0.8 contains important security fixes, in addition to bugfixes.


SHA1 sums

7be074e86929c69b4f17d10503646ff070f7fa3b rt-4.0.8.tar.gz
7ee1ecf25a99472d0d75665ed577941cb94c64e7 rt-4.0.8.tar.gz.sig

This release, in addition to being a bugfix release, also resolves a
number of security vulnerabilities. It resolves CVE-2012-4730,
CVE-2012-4731, CVE-2012-4732, CVE-2012-4734, CVE-2012-4735, and


  • Custom Fields BasedOn can be set from intialdata again.
  • Fix the 3.8.4 NotifyGroup upgrade script to properly join notification
    groups with a comma.
  • Correct the use of the ‘approved’ state from Lifecycles. It is now
    used only when all approvals are completed.
  • Use database-level row locking to ensure that scrips do not suffer
    from race conditions with scrips from other processes.
  • Remove multiple slashes so that page menus display and the active item
    is correctly highlighted.
  • Improve MaxAttachmentSize documentation.
  • Ensure that ticket links in the iCal feed are CSRF whitelisted.


  • New alias validator sbin/rt-validate-aliases which helps keep RT and
    /etc/aliases in sync.
  • Add support for GPG mails in inline format (PGP partitioned encoding)
    that are also encoded for transfer with Base64 or quoted printable.
  • Add a BeforeLocalization callback to message headers.
  • If you have DBIx::SearchBuilder 1.62 or higher and are using full
    text indexing on Pg or Oracle, rt-fulltext-indexer uses a faster query
    to find unindexed attachments.


  • Add rt-apache for running a test instance of apache.
  • Add the rt-static-docs tool for generating HTML versions of our docs.

A complete changelog is available from git by running

git log rt-4.0.7…rt-4.0.8
or visiting

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