MapServer AnnouncementsΒΆ

2016-12-05 - MapServer 7.0.3, 6.4.4, 6.2.3, and 6.0.5 are released

The maintenance releases of MapServer have been issued in order to fix CVE-2016-9839. See the 7.0.3 changelog, 6.4.4 changelog, 6.2.3 changelog, 6.0.5 changelog, for the full list of changes.

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2016-09-21 - MapServer 7.0.2 is released

The maintenance release of MapServer 7.0.2 is now available. See the 7.0.2 changelog for the full list of changes.

2016-02-25 - MapServer 7.0.1 and 6.4.3, and MapCache 1.4.1 are released

The maintenance versions of MapServer 7.0 and 6.4 have been released. See the 7.0.1 changelog and 6.4.3 changelog for the full list of changes.

The maintenance release 1.4.1 of MapCache has been released.

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2015-07-24 - MapServer 7.0.0 is released

The major version MapServer 7.0 has been released. The list of significant changes for this release can be found in the 7.0 announcement. See the changelog for the full list of changes since beta2.

MapCache version 1.4 has been released. The list of significant changes can be found in the 1.4 announcement.

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2015-06-26 - MapServer 7.0.0-beta2, MapServer 6.4.2 and TinyOWS 1.1.1 are released

This is a security release to mitigate the effects of an issue in older versions of libxml2 (<=2.8). You are strongly recommended to update your systems if using an unpatched version of libxml2 < 2.8 as it may lead to the information disclosure of any file readable by the user running the MapServer services.

MapServer 7.0 beta2 is being simultaneously released and contains a number of fixes to issues that were discovered during the beta1 test phase. Please help us pushing out a final 7.0 by testing this beta and reporting any issues you may have.

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2015-02-12 - MapServer 7.0.0-beta1 is released

The first beta for MapServer 7.0 has been released. The list of major changes for this release can be found in the 7.0 announcement. See the changelog for the full list of changes and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2014-01-03 - MapCache 1.2.1 is released

MapCache 1.2.1 has been released. Head to Download to obtain a copy.

2014-01-02 - MapServer 6.4.1, 6.2.2, 6.0.4 and 5.6.9 are released

Releases for the stable branches of MapServer have been released in order to fix a potential leakage of information through an SQL injection when using TIME filtering in conjunction with postgis backends. More information can be found in the dedicated issue: #4834.

Changelogs for each specific version can be found here:

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2013-09-17 - MapServer 6.4.0 is released

MapServer 6.4.0 has been released. Major changes since 6.2 can be found in the the 6.4 announcement. For the small list of changes since RC1, see the final changelog, then head to Download to obtain a copy.

2013-09-06 - MapServer 6.4.0-RC1 is released

The first release candidate for MapServer 6.4 has been released. See the changelog for the full list of changes from beta2 and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2013-08-21 - MapServer 6.4.0-beta2 is released

The second beta for MapServer 6.4 has been released. See the changelog for the full list of changes from beta1 and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2013-08-14 - MapServer 6.4.0-beta1 is released

The first beta for MapServer 6.4 has been released. The list of major changes for this release can be found in the HISTORY.TXT file from the source directory. See the changelog for the full list of changes and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2013-04-19 - MapServer 6.2.1 is released

MapServer 6.2.1 has been released. See the changelog for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2012-11-14 - MapServer Suite 12.11 is released

The first MapServer Suite, numbered 12.11, and containing MapServer 6.2.0, MapCache 1.0.0 and TinyOWS 1.1.0 has been released. See the release announcement for more details.

2012-11-14 - MapServer 6.2.0 is released

MapServer 6.2.0 has been released. See the release announcement for more details, the changelog since RC1 and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2012-10-10- MapServer 6.2.0 RC1 is released

MapServer 6.2.0-rc1 has been released. See the changelog for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2012-09-27- MapServer 6.2.0 beta4 is released

MapServer 6.2.0-beta4 has been released. See the changelog for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2012-09-06- MapServer 6.2.0 beta3 is released

MapServer 6.2.0-beta3 has been released. See the changelog for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2012-08-01 - MapServer 6.2.0 beta2 is released

MapServer 6.2.0-beta2 has been released. See the changelog for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2012-06-29 - MapServer 6.2.0 beta1 is released

MapServer 6.2.0-beta1 has been released. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2012-05-18 - MapServer 6.0.3 is released

MapServer 6.0.3 has been released. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2012-02-08 - TinyOWS 1.0.0 is released

TinyOWS 1.0.0 has been released. See the release announcement for more details. (Note that TinyOWS will be part of the MapServer project starting with version 6.2)

2012-02-08 - MapServer 6.0.2 and 5.6.8 are released

MapServer 6.0.2 and 5.6.8 have been released, including a security fix. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2012-02-06 - MapServer Developers Attend Seattle Code Sprint

Members of the MapServer Project Steering Committee attend the Seattle/Islandwood Code Sprint event, an international meeting of PostGIS, GDAL, PDAL TinyOWS and MapServer development teams.

2011-07-13 - MapServer 6.0.1, 5.6.7 and 4.10.7 are released with security fixes

MapServer 6.0.1, 5.6.7 and 4.10.7 have been released, containing important security fixes. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2011-05-12 - MapServer 6.0.0 is released

MapServer 6.0.0 has been released. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2011-04-13 - MapServer 6.0.0-beta6 is released

MapServer 6.0.0-beta6 has been released. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2011-03-15 - MapServer PSC Attend Montreal Code Sprint

Members of the MapServer Project Steering Committee attend the Montreal Code Sprint event, an international meeting of PostGIS, GDAL, libLAS, GeoPrisma, and MapServer development teams.

2011-03-09 - MapServer 6.0.0-beta1 is released

MapServer 6.0.0-beta1 has been released. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2011-01-17 - MapServer 5.6.6 is released

MapServer 5.6.6 has been released. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2010-07-14 - MapServer 5.6.5 released, fixes a scale calculation issue in 5.6.4

MapServer 5.6.5 has been released, fixing a scale calculation issue that was introduced in 5.6.4. See the Announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain copies.

2010-07-09 - MapServer 5.6.4 and 4.10.6 are released with security fixes

MapServer 5.6.4 and 4.10.6 have been released, containing important security fixes. See the Announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain copies.

2010-03-22 - MapServer 5.6.3 is released

MapServer 5.6.3 has been released. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2010-02-20 - MapServer PSC Attend New York Code Sprint

Members of the MapServer Project Steering Committee attend the New York Code Sprint event, an international meeting of PostGIS, GeoServer, GeoMOOSE, and MapServer development teams.

2010-01-08 - MapServer 5.6.1 is released

MapServer 5.6.1 has been released. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2009-12-18 - MapServer 5.6.0 is released

MapServer 5.6.0 has been released. See the release announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2009-07-24 - MapServer 5.4.2 is released

MapServer 5.4.2 has been released. See the Changelog for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2009-06-01 - MapServer 5.4.1 is released

MapServer 5.4.1 has been released. See the Changelog for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2009-04-22 - MapServer 5.4 is released

MapServer 5.4 has been released. See the Changelog for more details and head to Download to obtain a copy.

2009-03-26 - MapServer 5.2.2 and 4.10.4 security fixes are released

MapServer 5.2.2 and 4.10.4 have been released, containing important security fixes. See the Announcement for more details and head to Download to obtain copies.

2009-03-08 - MapServer PSC Attend Toronto Code Sprint

Members of the MapServer Project Steering Committee attend the Toronto Code Sprint event, an international meeting of GDAL, PostGIS, OpenLayers, and MapServer development teams.

2008-12-30 - New MapServer website is now live

The new, improved MapServer website is now live! Welcome to the new MapServer website. Some of the major improvements include:

  • An updated Glosarium
  • A significantly improved An Introduction to MapServer
  • All documentation is now available in a single, 600+ page PDF
  • More internal document referencing, better styling, and mapfile styling,
  • Simpler organizational structure

2008-12-16 - MapServer Graduates OSGeo Incubation

MapServer recently graduated OSGeo’s Incubation process. Incubation includes ensuring items like code provenance and community contribution. See the announcement for more details.