5.0.1 Release Notes

Also see Breaking changes in 5.0.

Security fixes

An Open Redirect vulnerability has been fixed with the short URL feature. Previously, a malicious user could use the internal API that powers the short URL feature to create a short URL in kibana that redirected to a different domain. ESA-2016-08 (92ae3ae)

Bug fixes

Core
  • Improved error message when sessionStorage is disabled in the browser #8343
  • Trailing slash redirects now include the basepath configuration #8966
Sharing
  • Share UI now properly honors the dark theme #8819
Visualize
  • Tile map bounding boxes no longer create filters with invalid bounds #8946