Mailfence Release Notes March 2018
We’re happy to present the Mailfence Release Notes March 2018 with several new features, improvements and fixes.
- Messages: whitelisting sender addresses or domains is now available to paying accounts. Note: emails containing a virus are discarded anyway.
- Documents: text files can be viewed within the application.
- 2FA: backup recovery code usage notification are sent to both user’s internal & external (password recovery/notification) email addresses.
- New payments options: Litecoin.
- Messages: when replying/forwarding a message, original CID resources are kept and images do not disappear.
- Messages preferences: default font being displayed twice has been fixed.
- Shared mailbox: losing the context while opening a message in a separate window has been fixed.
- IMAP server: fix related to storing empty messages (breaking some IMAP clients) has been fixed.
- vCalendar, CalDAV: fix to invalid UTC datetime representation.
- Calendar, Security: XSS protection on some events attributes (solves UTF-8 issues as well…) has been added.
- Polls: participants with 2FA enabled and no active session can answer to polls.
- WebDAV server: improvements in connections established using Windows clients.
- WebDAV server: wrong (generic) MIME type when adding an OpenOffice file has been fixed.
- ActiveSync: wrong recipient display of names in Outlook 2013 has been fixed.
- ActiveSync: missing meeting organizer data in meeting participation has been fixed.
- SMTP server: reception of promotional emails has been improved.
- OpenPGP: detection of OpenPGP public key attachment types in incoming emails has been improved.
- OpenPGP: a passphrase can be set on unencrypted keypairs using Mailfence web interface.
- Calendar: layer color being changed while updating a layer event has been fixed.
- Calendar: event reminders in a group are now deactivated.
- Calendar: the issue of participants being ignored (none are invited) when one participant calendar is full has been fixed.
- Messages: email address(es) in ‘Cc’ are kept while drafting a message.
- Messages: large message signatures are supported.
- Calendar meeting invitations: the invitee will be restricted to not invite other participants and no such suggestions will be displayed to meeting participants.
- Images: some corrupted thumbnails have been fixed.
- Contacts: error message while trying to add a contact directly via the From field of a message has been fixed.
- Groups: selection of email addresses in search results has been improved.
- Hot-keys: shift-TAB works to go to the previous field while composing a message.
- An ‘XSS’ vulnerability in message body was fixed immediately after it got reported by Sabri Haddouche back in November-2017. We thank him for notifying us.
- A remote content blocking bypass was fixed immediately after it got reported by Jens Mueller back in February-2018. Full details can be found in this blogpost. We thank him for notifying us.
Version for Release Notes March 2018
- Backend release 4.6.011
Check our previous Release Notes and feel free to report any found bugs/queries/suggestions to support (at) mailfence.com.
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Arnaud is the co-founder and CEO of Mailfence. He’s been a serial entrepreneur and startup investor since 1994 and launched several pioneering internet companies such as Rendez-vous, IP Netvertising or NetMonitor. He is regarded as the internet advertising pioneer of Belgium. You can follow Arnaud on this blog.