Software and Database Releases

Version 1.33.4 of ufdbGuard is available (September 21, 2017)

Version 1.33.4 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release has various fixes:

  • URLs with very long domainnames may cause a crash if the URL is not in the URL database
  • ufdbguardd did not obey 'continue' inside a source
  • the logfile did not not contain "PASS URL" for all allowed URLs
  • suppress another warning by ufdbGenTable if the -q option is used
  • execuserlist with large arguments cannot be cached
  • ufdbguardd sometimes does not use the correct source for its decision
  • in-addr also matched URLs without an IP address
  • Configuration: the option squid-uses-active-bumping was missing in the default configuration file
Version 1.33.4 has been released on September 21, 2017 and more information can be found here.
 

Version 1.33.3 of ufdbGuard is available (June 8, 2017)

Version 1.33.3 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release has various fixes:

  • ufdbgclient truncates Squid request lines to 8K which means that very long URLs cannot be filtered,
  • ufdbGenTable erroneously warned about URLs inside a comment,
  • when "evaluate-and" and IPv4/6 is used in a source definition, the source may not matched,
  • ufdbguardd did not accept the IPv6 address "::".
Version 1.33.3 has been released on June 8, 2017 and more information can be found here.
 

Version 1.33.2 of ufdbGuard is available (May 3, 2017)

Version 1.33.2 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release has various fixes:

  • ufdbguardd may incorrectly abort with a fatal error cannot-get-rwlock-for-database-refresh-after-many-attempts,
  • safesearch did not always work,
  • fix a compilation error on FreeBSD,
  • fix a crash due to stack overwrite in logStatistics.
Version 1.33.2 has been released on May 3, 2017 and more information can be found here.
 

Version 1.33.1 of ufdbGuard is available (March 15, 2017)

Version 1.33.1 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release has various new features and fixes.  Major new features include performance improvement for large systems, full UTF8 support and IPv6 support for sources.
Version 1.33.1 has been released on March 15, 2017 and more information can be found here.
 

New URL categories are released (March 15, 2017)

Five new categories are added to our URL database:

  • webradio
  • webtv
  • searchengine
  • dailymotion
  • vimeo
  • youtube
All users of our URL database can use the new URL category as of today.
 

Version 1.32.4 of ufdbGuard is available (December 15, 2016)

Version 1.32.4 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release has a fix for a crash of ufdbguardd. 
The changes since release 1.32.3 are :
Fix: fix memory corruption and crash due to double free memory - this may happen when the database is reloaded.
Fix: ufdbHostnames.c did not compile on FreeBSD.
Fix: clean install on FreeBSD.
Enhancement: ufdbGenTable has a stricter check for illegal characters in domainnames.
Change: URL parameters without an '=' are no longer logged as erroneous URLs.
Change: URL parameters with very long parameter values are no longer logged as erroneous URLs.
 

Version 1.32.3 of ufdbGuard is available (October 21, 2016)

Version 1.32.3 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release reverses some of the changes of release 1.32.2 since they did not work for many users. 
This release has two fixes:
Fix: URL tables with a parameter without value (e.g. example.com/cgi?foo=) caused a fatal error
Fix: when URL tables with parameters are used, ufdbGuard may not always find the URL in the URL table producing a false negative result
and introduces two changes:
Change: the default DB format of ufdbGenTable changed to 2.2 and supports parameters in URLs
Change: ufdbGenTable: do not accept URLs with parameters for database format 2.1.
 

Version 1.32.2 of ufdbGuard is available (October 20, 2016)

Version 1.32.2 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release fixes an important incompatibility issue introduced in version 1.32.1. 
Version 1.32.1 crashed while reading large URL tables generated with ufdbGuard 1.31.x and ufdbGenTable 1.32.1 produced a URL table in an incompatible format.  Both issues are fixed and users are recommended not to use ufdbGuard 1.32.1. 
 

Version 1.32.1 of ufdbGuard is available (October 12, 2016)

Version 1.32.1 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release has various new features and performance has been improved in various areas. 
Version 1.32.1 has been released on October 12, 2016 and more information can be found here.
 

ufdbGuard v1.31 package for Redhat/CentOS 7 (February 23, 2016)

The RPM package of ufdbGuard 1.31-16 for Redhat/CentOS 7 has been released on February 23, 2016.
 

Latest patch of ufdbGuard v1.31 (February 23, 2016)

16 patches have been released and patch9 is required to be compatible with Squid 3.4.1 due to changes in the URL rewriter protocol of the new Squid release. 
Version 1.31-16 has been released on February 23, 2016 and more information can be found here.
 

A new URL category, Telegram is released (October 14, 2014)

A new URL category, Telegram App (telegram) is introduced.
All users of our URL database can use the new URL category as of today.  The new category contains all domains and IP addresses of telegram.org.
 

A new URL category, Dynamic Addresses is released (March 10, 2014)

A new URL category, Dynamic Addresses (dynaddress) is introduced.
All users of our URL database can use the new URL category as of today.  The new category contains all domains of DDNS providers.
DDNS domainnames are often used to connect to systems at home and can also be used for proxies.
 

Version 1.31 of ufdbGuard is available (June 27, 2013)

Version 1.31 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release has a major new feature: reports.  ufdbGuard also collects more statistics which are logged in the log file.  This release fixes 4 minor issues and the URL database has new URL categories. 
 

Version 1.30 of ufdbGuard is available (January 22, 2013)

Version 1.30 of ufdbGuard has been released.  This release has a focus on groups of users: a new feature 'execuserlist' supports user groups that may change during the day without reloading the whole configuration.  The internal administration of user groups also has been optimised resulting in a faster load time.  This release fixes 4 issues and has new features for user groups, logging URLs, and installation on Linux systems.  More information can be found here.