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synchronize the versions of JRE in Connect Direct

Install agent is packaged with an older version of Java with numerous security vulnerabilities.

Main java :

$ ./jre/ibm-java-x86_64-80/jre/bin/java -version

java version "1.8.0_261"

Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build - pxa6480sr6fp15-20200724_01(SR6 FP15))

Install agent java:

$ ./install/agent/jre/bin/java -version

java version "1.8.0_221"

Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build - pxa6480sr5fp40-20190807_01(SR5 FP40))

  • Guest
  • Feb 15 2021
  • Planned for future release
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Security fix

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders commented
    12 Mar, 2021 04:26pm

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM. I have reviewed it in detail with my development team and we agree that this would be a worthwhile enhancement. I have accepted this enhancement and we will look to update the version of Java leveraged by the C:D agent in the near term.


    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager

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