Wickr Enterprise - Release Notes

v6.18 (1717)

Enterprise 6.18.0 Release Notes
Platform Version
Backend 6.18.0
Desktop (Mac) 6.18.4
Desktop (Win) 6.18.2
Desktop (Linux) 6.18.1
Android 6.18.2
iOS 6.18.1
  • added Backend

    • Support for Federated Data Retention.
    • Migrate to the new ServerAPI service. All existing functionality remain the same.
  • added Desktop

    • Allow users to highlight long messages while scrolling.
    • Support for Federated Data Retention.
    • Filter non-printable characters from filenames (https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1036/002).
    • Clean-up display on Verify Contact screen to show full message.
  • added Android

    • Support for Federated Data Retention.
    • Updated language translations.
    • Updated copy for close account screen.
    • Updated copy for restricted guest dialog.
  • added iOS

    • Support for Federated Data Retention.
    • Updated crypto to 1.17.0.
  • added Bot

    • Support for Federated Data Retention.
    • Support for multi-region allowing bots to be created in different AWS regions.
    • Starting transition of hosting Wickr Bot docker images on AWS ECR while continuing to host on DockerHub for at least two more releases. Repository information can be found at https://wickrinc.github.io/wickrio-docs/#installation.
    • Added user-friendly bot startup failure indications instead of numeric failure values.
    • Updated control message to indicate rooms with saved links and files.
  • fixed Backend

    • Fixed bug where password change triggers ATO alert when user is not adding a new device.
  • fixed Desktop

    • Fixed where part of the Master Recovery Key could be cropped and difficult to read.
    • Fixed UI overlap on the “Refer a friend” screen.
    • Fixed where name and avatar is not visible in the main (hamburger) menu.
    • Fixed add button not working when room moderator tries to add new participants during a call.
    • Fixed issue with language localization display on Questions landing screen.
    • Removed Add button from create direct message option as it is redundant.
    • Fixed incorrect file extension displayed for Word documents.
  • fixed Android

    • Fixed group notification issue that caused another ping after dismissing the notification.
    • Fixed issue where the app incorrectly showed restricted guest access dialog in direct messages when replying, editing, resending, and adding reactions.
    • Fixed keyboard being dismissed automatically on conversation screen.
    • Fixed unselected flag icon in emoji picker
    • Fixed emoji picker category sizes
    • Fixed regression when fetching Enterprise deep link config
    • Fixed alignment of coachmarks Skip button
    • Fixed unread message badge value on convos so that it doesn’t get cut off at 100
    • Fixed bot buttons rendering on top of message reactions
  • fixed iOS

    • Fixed issue for mentions to use username instead of user alias.
    • Fixed issue where multiple voice memos could play at the same time.
    • Fixed severe lag when doing user search.
    • Fixed @ mention using email address instead of full name.
  • fixed Bot

    • Fixed message send errors which were caused by failed attempts to send to users which locked up bot.
    • Fixed Broadcast bot message send error which was caused by situation where both would send a message to a user before the user messaged the bot.
    • Fixed bot startup issue that could cause high CPU usage after 5 or more failed startups.
    • Fixed issues with bot image which not restarting after reaching set duration.

v6.14.1 (1708)

Enterprise 6.14.1 Hotfix
Platform Version
Backend 6.14.1
  • fixed Backend
    • Issue that prevented a network admin from modifying security groups.
    • Admin Panel for devices tab for a user cannot select page 2.
    • Team Directory doesn’t remember what page it was previously on after selecting a user’s device tab/page.
    • Error when Changing Message Expiration in Admin Panel.
    • Unable to invite users with “compliance” in domain name.
    • Admin Panel Showing 0 Users

v6.14 (1706)

Enterprise 6.14 Release Notes
Platform Version
Backend 6.14
Desktop 6.14.7
Android 6.14.5
iOS 6.14.3
Bot N/A
  • added Backend

    • Deploy images updates to support Guest User Access release.
  • added Desktop

    • Updated NPL library to libnpl 2.84.1
  • added Android

    • Added code for updating/saving/using new base url (preparing for multi-region support)
    • Added endpoint for new user region lookup (preparing for multi-region support)
    • Added ability to adjust call leave sound while on calls
    • efactored config to reuse some networking code instead of being copy pasted
    • Added external URL confirmation bottom sheet for Bot URL buttons
  • added iOS

    • Improved Global search function performance
  • added Bot

    • N/A
  • fixed Backend

    • N/A
  • fixed Desktop

    • Client crash during call to NPL API.
    • Calling setting screen is not maximized when user maximizes the Application
    • Warning popup stating spoof user is not shown when creating a conversation with a spoofing user having a username with special characters
  • fixed Android

    • Fixed showing audio mode menu option when calls start
    • Fixed message coachmark not showing up for receive messages
    • Fixed log that printed out server cert subject
    • Fixed license user dialog logic for DMs
    • Fixed regression related to user authentication
  • fixed iOS

    • Duplicate off options on BOR
    • MRK view loads multiple times
    • Updated unknown error copy
    • Added room member count when security tag is enabled
    • Fixed manage users “approve” button truncation
    • Subsequent call start failed or failed to connect a call
    • Open support setting URLs in external browser
    • Updated Switchboard connection banner defaulting to connecting
  • fixed Bot

    • N/A

v6.12 (1692)

Enterprise 6.12 Release Notes
Platform Version
Backend 6.12
Desktop 6.12
Android 6.12
iOS 6.12
  • added Backend

    • Aligned version release with client numbering scheme (ie 1.XX to 6.xx)
  • added Desktop

    • Optimizations to improve application startup time on initial login
    • Initial updates for coming Guest User functionality currently scheduled for mid-June
  • added Android

    • Added new force update UI
    • Added force update background notification when new messages come in
  • added iOS

    • No change
  • added Bot

    • No change
  • fixed Backend

    • Updated container images to mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • fixed Desktop

    • ‘\n’ seen in Recover your account window in non-English languages
    • Replaced ‘Esc’ key with Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-H as the keyboard shortcut to leave a call
    • Occasionally user cannot paste a copied image/screenshot to chats on desktop clients,
    • Non-SSO room recovery triggered erroneously on subsequent logins AFTER reset device
    • Cannot upload files on desktop after new update on server for upload endpoint
  • fixed Android

    • Fixed bug to support multiple network invites with the same network name
    • Fixed issue with tinting of password visibility toggle
    • Fixed issue where user is redirected to wrong emoji after one is removed
    • Fixed issue where out of network globe icon is cut off on some devices
    • Adjusted @ mentions to not use custom names (security fix)
    • Adjusted dashboard message preview to show @ mention names
    • Fixed issue with keyboard closing after sending messages
    • Fixed editing messages so @ mentions are persisted during editing and sending
    • Fixed bug with showing reset/suspend dialogs caused by invalid passwords during AWS registration flow
    • Networking improvements (updated some network calls, e.g. convo/contact backup, getting user profiles, etc)
    • Some 3p library updates, removed some 3p libraries
    • Updated default call audio mode to earpiece instead of speaker (when available) and gray it out if toggling it is not supported
    • Highlight @ mentions in message edit preview
    • Updated some colors and copy in registration for accessibility
    • Show error message if no compatible browser is found for SSO auth
  • fixed iOS

    • Hide name when anonymous notifications enabled
    • Added fix for badge count
    • Added crash fix on registration screen recording
    • Improved global search
  • fixed Bot

    • Updated bots and documentation to use new support email wickr-support@amazon.com from support@wickr.com.
    • Start transition of bot images from DockerHub to AWS Elastic Container Registry (ECR).
    • Move from Forever process manager to WPM2 manager for improved handling of bot processing (e.g. stop, start, restart).
    • Performance improvement for large broadcasts in the broadcast bot.
    • ISO format timestamp has been added for message JSON.
    • Mutex lock enhancements have been made to reduce the possibilities of database lockups.