Asterisk 1.8.29.0-rc1 Now Available

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the first release candidate of Asterisk 1.8.29.0. This release candidate is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk

The release of Asterisk 1.8.29.0-rc1 resolves several issues reported by the community and would have not been possible without your participation.

Thank you!

The following are the issues resolved in this release candidate:

Bug

  • [ASTERISK-18230] – sometimes dialplan switches disappear when merging contexts between pbx_lua and pbx_config
  • [ASTERISK-22551] – Session timer : UAS (Asterisk) starts counting at Invite, UAC starts counting at 200 OK.
  • [ASTERISK-23035] – ConfBridge with name longer than max (32 chars) results in several bridges with same conf_name
  • [ASTERISK-23246] – DEBUG messages in sdp_crypto.c display despite a DEBUG level of zero
  • [ASTERISK-23582] – Inconsistent column length in *odbc
  • [ASTERISK-23667] – features.conf.sample is unclear as to which options can or cannot be set in the general section
  • [ASTERISK-23673] – Security: DOS by consuming the number of allowed HTTP connections.
  • [ASTERISK-23683] – #includes – wildcard character in a path more than one directory deep – results in no config parsing on module reload
  • [ASTERISK-23766] – Specify timeout for database write in SQLite
  • [ASTERISK-23790] – – SIP From headers longer than 256 characters result in dropped call and ‘No closing bracket’ warnings.
  • [ASTERISK-23803] – AMI action UpdateConfig EmptyCat clears all categories but the requested one
  • [ASTERISK-23814] – No call started after peer dialed
  • [ASTERISK-23818] – PBX_Lua: after asterisk startup module is loaded, but dialplan not available
  • [ASTERISK-23827] – autoservice thread doesn’t exit at shutdown
  • [ASTERISK-23844] – Load of pbx_lua fails on sample extensions.lua with Lua 5.2 or greater due to addition of goto statement
  • [ASTERISK-23897] – Change in SETUP ACK handling (checking PI) in revision 413765 breaks working environments
  • [ASTERISK-23908] – When using FEC error correction, asterisk tries considers negative sequence numbers as missing
  • [ASTERISK-23921] – refcounter.py uses excessive ram for large refs files
  • [ASTERISK-23948] – REF_DEBUG fails to record ao2_ref against objects that were already freed
  • [ASTERISK-23984] – Infinite loop possible in ast_careful_fwrite()

Improvement

  • [ASTERISK-23492] – Add option to safe_asterisk to disable backgrounding
  • [ASTERISK-23564] – TLS/SRTP status of channel not currently available in a CLI command

 

For a full list of changes in this release candidate, please see the ChangeLog:

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ChangeLog-1.8.29.0-rc1

Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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