Release date: April 25, 2019
These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Serv-U File Server 15.1.7. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.
If you are looking for previous release notes for Serv-U File Server, see Previous Version documentation.
NPAPI is deprecated in Google Chrome. This means Web Client Pro will not function in Google Chrome. As a workaround, access Web Client Pro using another browser.
New features and improvements
Serv-U 15.1.7 is a service release containing three hotfixes, and additional fixes, described here.
Serv-U 15.1.6 included the following new features and updates:
- Support for Explicit SSL when connected to SMTP server
- Support for HTTP Strict Transport Security
- Support for Elliptic-curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDH) key exchange
- Forward secrecy is enabled by default (new installations only)
- TLS 1.0 is disabled by default (new installations only)
- Disabled SSL/TLS ciphers based on 64-bit block size (new installations only)
- Support for Secure LDAP protocol (Windows installation only)
- Various fixes described in the Fixed Issues section.
Serv-U 15.1.5 was a service release containing security fixes, described in the Fixed Issues section.
Serv-U 15.1.4 was a service release containing two hotfixes, described in the Fixed Issues section.
Serv-U 15.1.3 was a service release containing two hotfixes, described in the Fixed Issues section.
For earlier Serv-U 15.x.x releases, please visit the Previous Versions page.
|423241||Fixed issue where writing files to disk could cause bottleneck|
|1197511||Corrected SSL error handling on Socket level|
|00063383||Fixed issue with service when sending download link to guest user|
|00068104||Corrected format for X-Csrf-Token HTTP header (FTP Voyager JV)|
|00159690||Fixed issue with ODBC database validation|
|00200302||CSRF issues resolved.|
|00186124||Can now add a user to a collection when the user exists in another collection|
|00204425||Serv-U no longer deletes incorrect files from directories with delete rules|
|00229117||Serv-U no longer response incorrectly when empty user name and password is used to log on|
|00284847||Issues in web management interface fixed|
|00061457||Special characters from E-mail notification template not sent correctly|
|00039051, 00081081, 00195143, 00263829, 00260387, 00218061, 1362493, 1338156||Updated jquery libraries|
|00054823, 1320710, 1335744||Files list returned corrected from LIST Command|
|00085995, 00201705||CVE-1999-0017 vulnerability fixed.|
|00187355, 00065590, 00053277, 00105077, 00123871||Multiple issues in SFTP protocol resolved|
|00240051, 00267281, 00260953, 00280283, 00285641||WinSCP upload issues resolved|
|n/a||Resolved a privilege escalation issue, logged as CVE-2018-19999 – with thanks to Chris Moberly at The Missing Link.|
|n/a||Resolved a privilege escalation issue, logged as CVE-2019-12181 – with thanks to Guy Levin (@va_start).|
|961565, 1183341, 887731, 1123968, 1125053, 901145, 1091444, 1131439, 1080928, 796814, 799615, 787936, 1036534||Fixed an issue with limited top level domain.|
|1050275||Fixed an issue with long timeout where LDAP server was unavailable|
|166489, 1126605, 914000||Fixed an issue with SSH Ciphers description.|
|1186645, 979487||Fixed an impersonation issue during downloads.|
|1039205||Fixed an issue with password stale event.|
|1086638, 1209329||Fixed an issue with special characters in File Sharing notification template.|
|1129144, 1115351||Fixed a possible crash of Gateway.|
|1163543||Fixed an issue with user creation wizard.|
|1123779||Fixed a memory leak issue related to SFTP sessions.|
|1231876, 1233371, 1209874||Fixed broken links to support site.|
|1124857, 1181653, 1215831, 1223871, 1230986, 1241567, 1326419||Fixed an issue with bare line feed character.|
Serv-U 15.1.5 fixes the following issues.
|1110916||Fixed potential vulnerability with unauthenticated privilege escalation Reported by – Trustwave SpiderLabs Contact - Leopold von Niebelschuetz-Godlewski|
|904433, 804380||Fixed an issue with possibility of unauthorized access to the files in installation folder on web server. Reported by – www.netspi.com Contact - Cody Wass (Cody. Wass@netspi.com)|
|1065565, 1061848, 1056263, 1054225, 1090081, 1045088||Fixed an issue where domain users were not able to login when ldap suffix was used.|
|741595||Fixed a memory leak issue that occurred during LDAP authentication.|
|951099, 1065736, 1022993||Fixed a memory leak issue that occurred during SFTP session.|
|882524, 909979, 871563, 867742, 867834, 981751, 877933||Fixed an issue with "Automatic idle connection timeout" limit.|
Serv-U 15.1.4 fixes the following issues.
|991668||ECDHE-RSA-AES256* ciphers shown as enabled or disabled correctly|
|954294||Long (encrypted) passwords issue fixed.|
|984664, 1003106, 993854||OpenSSL vulnerabilities - updated to 1.0.2h|
|932381||SHA-1 Cert deprecation (Previous cert was due to expire in January 2017)|
|984485, 887910, 741595||LDAP suffix issue fixed|
|844572, 894400, 953313, 910253, 881308, 914055, 990080||Web client Favorites fixed.|
|1005791, 1005383, 990956, 984664, 982577, 966856, 948270, 963296, 941118, 934566, 927375, 917616, 900288, 883047, 885033, 884883, 876306, 876820, 874853, 872968, 857502, 862922, 853433||Serv-U no longer freezes in FIPS mode during SFTP connections.|
|872782, 864631||Case sensitivity issues occurred when configuring Directory Access rules.|
|n/a||An issue with LDAP public key authentication.|
|n/a||Memory leak occurs during LDAP authentication.|
|853136||An issue with the expired password change functionality.|
|868638||An issue with multi-line FTP responses for the FEAT command.|
|n/a||An issue with the possibility of SQL injection in the invitation link used by secure file sharing.|
|625348||An issue with the possibility of persistent cross-site scripting in file sharing.|
|n/a||An issue with the possibility of the injection of additional email headers using a crafter subject in an upload or download request.|
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