4 January 2021
The Sympa Community is proud to release the newest version of Sympa.
Sympa 6.2.60 is the newest stable version of Sympa 6.2.
- Download source distribution
- Check the release notes
- Check the upgrade instructions from earlier versions
- How to contribute to Sympa
This version fixes several bugs and introduces some enhancements. Especially, it includes the fix for security flaw (see below). Translations to several languages have been mostly completed. Administrators are encouraged to upgrade Sympa to this version.
Highlights of this version
Security flaw found in previous versions (CVE-2020-29668)
Administrators that are running instances which match the following conditions are strongly recommended to upgrade Sympa to this version:
Sympa 6.2.58 or earlier is installed,
SOAP/HTTP interface (
sympa_soap_server.fcgi) is running, and
authenticateAndRuncall can be accessed by any SOAP clients.
See also Security Advisory for details.
Some features may be restricted by default
The behaviour of the personalization / merge feature has been changed and may affect the processing of your emails. We strongly recommend to read the Upgrading notes if you have this feature enabled globally or for some lists.
Several options at installation and run time to get rid of setuid wrappers were introduced. See Upgrading notes for details.
Bug fixes and improvements
Check the release notes for details.
Thanks to heavy works by translators on translation site, Sympa almost completely supports following languages:
- Japanese (日本語)
- Russian (Русский)
- Galician (Galego)
- Spanish (Español)
- German (Deutsch)
- French (Français)
- Italian (Italiano)
- US English
Along with languages above, help documents for users are provided in following languages:
- Catalan (Català)
- Basque (Euskara)
- Polish (Polski)
MHonArc will be maintained by us
Now The Sympa Community is in charge of maintenance of MHonArc, a mail-to-HTML converter.
- Repository is
- Issues are tracked on Issues on GitHub.
- The latest version will be released on MetaCPAN as before.
Have a great new year with Sympa!