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Fix list for IBM Edge Components V8.5

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Abstract

IBM Edge Components provides periodic fixes for release V8.5. The following is a complete listing of fixes for V8.5 with the most recent fix at the top.

Content


   
Release Date
Total number of APARs
Total number of Security APARs
20 August 2018
9
0
5 February 2018
26
1
21 July 2017
19
0
23 December 2016
11
0
15 August 2016
6
0
18 March 2016
4
0
11 December 2015
10
1
11 September 2015
   
26 June 2015
   
13 March 2015
   
8 December 2014
   
18 August 2014
   
28 April 2014
   
11 November 2013
   
14 June 2013
   
15 April 2013
   
29 October 2012
   

Fix release date: 20 August 2018
Last modified: 20 August 2018
Status: Recommended

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.14

Securtiy APAR APAR Description
  PI91689 Edge LB for IPv4 & IPv6 has a limit number of ARP to 100 cluster IPs during takeover
  PI91981 IMS does not inform sign on user that the verify keyword parm is ginored if password verification option is not enabled
  PI95724 CBR MapPort Advisor uses wrong port
  PI90112 Improve the default cipher suites for SSLv3, TLSv1.0, TLSv1.1, and TLSv1.2 in caching proxy to remove several weak ciphers
  PI91825 Deprecate the caching proxy administration web console as it requires applet support which is rapidly becoming unavailable
  PI92981 LLB fixpack update overwrites ddefault.cfg
  PI95067 Unable to add servers to load balancer for IPv4
  PI95286 Caching Proxy rc.ibmproxy is being relinked when upgrading between fixpacks
  PI97947 Load Balancer memload script does not provide accurate value on Linux
Fix release date: 5 February 2018
Last modified: 5 February 2018
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.13

Security APAR
APAR
Description
  PI80330 Websphere Edge Load Balancer for IPv4 & IPv6, crash in m_copydata on AIX
  PI81102 Errors pinging the load balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 cluster address
  PI82106 dscontrol does not save encapsulation related attributes to the configuration file
  PI82335 NAT forwarding does not work with IPv6 clusters
  PI82616 Load balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 high availability not replicating IPv6 connections
  PI82916 IBM Websphere load balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 users
  PI83197 The encapsulated MAC forwarding method of the load balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 does not work with IPv6 traffic
  PI83437 The load balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 connection table can get corrupted when using NAT and high availability
  PI83438 Binary logging settings not saved
  PI84190 Load balancer manager consumes unnecessary memory retaining weight history
  PI84336 Load balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 crash with high availability affinity replication
  PI84915 Packet forwarding problem on AIX
  PI85184 Load balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 experiences delays invoking go scripts
  PI85228 Executor crash with NAT servers and ICMP error to return address
  PI85239 Some load balancer command shortcuts broken
  PI85252 Load balancer configuration accepts invalid port numbers
  PI86140 Site selector failures on 64bit architectures
  PI86251 Executor doesn't function if started quickly after stopping on AIX
  PI87274 IPv6 forwarding may fail on AIX
  PI88624 ULB fixpack update overwrites default.cfg
  PI89256 Edge load balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 transmits invalid packet
  PI89698 ICMP errors occur for high availability packet
PI82587 Edge caching proxy HTTP splitting attack (CVE-2017-1503)
  PI82867 LDAP not using SSL connections when conn_type is set to SSL
  PI83768 Load balancer HTTPS advisor causing 400 bad input errors in web server log
  PI86249 IBMProxy is down by SIGSEGV
Fix release date: 21 July 2017
Last modified: 21 July 2017
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.12

Security APAR
APAR
Description
  PI70980 Load Balancer for IPV4 and IPV6 does not work on Solaris 11
  PI71866 Duplicate HA records cause standby ULB hang
  PI72199 Load Balancer crashes due to corrupted connection records
  PI72444 Collocated server does not receive requests on backup load balancer
  PI73727 Inaccurate timeout of arp entries and failure to send heartbeats
  PI74424 Edge Load Balancer ipv6 with HA with repstrategy connection fails takeover
  PI77783 Edge CBRServer V9 on AIX - executor will not start with Java 8
  PI78140 Advisor failures occur with no indication of failure in advisor logs
  PI75968 Enable TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1 by default when SSL is on
  PI67581 Add a flag to allow forcing Caching Proxy into the background
  PI73088 Load Balancer for IPV4 and IPV6 does not send gratuitous arp
  PI73295 TLS advisor fails to connect to the IBM HTTP Server when ECDHE ciphers are prioritized
  PI73744 Add kernel support for 2.6.32-642.11.1
  PI74512 Update default ciphers of TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2.
  PI75118 CP accepts HTTP request lines that have extraneous whitespace
  PI76339 Module loading fails on AIX Caching Proxy
  PI76370 cpwizard.bat does not work when its path has spaces
  PI79201 Caching Proxy 8.0 failed to log in Japanese
  PI79351 Load Balancer for IPV4 and IPV6: large configurations may take a long time to load
Fix release date: 23 December 2016
Last modified: 23 December 2016
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.11

Security APAR
APAR
Description
  PI64471 Sub-state shows "not synchronized" in hamon.log of ULB
  PI65683 Edge Load Balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 hang on AIX
  PI65765 Edge Load Balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 server.log shows confusing message after adding a rule.
  PI66043 Script to start and stop the executor and the debugging shell script do not work properly on Solaris
  PI66434 Crash in lbll_node2obj when LB is garbage collecting memory from connection table.
  PI67617 Edge Load Balancer V8, changing the rule priority does not work
  PI68270 Load Balancer can crash when some fragmented traffic is received.
  PI72138 Upgrade the Java release for Edge Load Balancer for IPv4 and IPv6
  PI62029 Support added to Edge Caching Proxy to disable directory listings
  PI67408 Fail to install Edge Caching Proxy V8 on in a multi-zone Solaris
  PI67658 Add support for kernel 2.6.32-642.EL6
Fix release date: 15 August 2016
Last modified: 15 August 2016
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.10

Security APAR
APAR
Description
  PI22309 Load Balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 drops packets that are greater than 1500
  PI54439 Edge LB internal logging contains verbose entries
  PI55786 Updating Edge Load Balancer from V8.5.5 GA gets error: CRIMA1161E: Failed to find required installation files
  PI58745 Add kernel support for RHEL6 2.6.32-573.18.1.el6
  PI62762 Load Balancer Content Based Router executor fails to start
  PI64471 Sub-state shows "Not Synchronized" in hamon.log of ULB
Fix release date: 18 March 2016
Last modified: 18 March 2016
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.9

Security APAR
APAR
Description
  PI50644 New kernel support for 2.6.32-504.23.4.el6.x86_64
  PI53275 TLS advisor for Edge Load Balancer products needs updated cipher support to reduce logging in backend server logs.
  PI55250 Add Linux kernel support 2.6.32-573.8.1.el6.x86_64 in Edge
  PI56009 Edge LB for IPv4 LLB V8.5 crash on AIX 7.1 PPC when iForwardPacket mbuf is null
Fix release date: 11 December 2015
Last modified: 11 December 2015
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.8

Security APAR
APAR
Description
  PI39193 Edge ULB(user-space load balancer, or LB for IPv4 & IPv6) crashes when ULB tries to use and free ephemeral port 0.
  PI42514 LogLevel setting ineffective for HA heartbeat logs in /var/log/messages
  PI46283 Load Balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 for AIX sends HA packet every 1 second
  PI46733 Java socket exception can occur when attempting to stop cbrserver
PI41476 CVE-2015-5004 in IBM WebSphere Application Server Edge Component Caching Proxy
  PI41706 Edge Caching Proxy incorrectly sends SSLv2 client hello causing the back end server SSL connection to fail
  PI43514 Ignore caching header for the forward proxy secure requests
  PI46214 Edge Caching Proxy has a issue with CacheIgnoreCookieName directive with multiple entries.
  PI47228 Add Linux kernel support 2.6.32-573.3.1.el6.x86_64 in Edge Load Balancer for IPv4
  PM94463 Caching Proxy install does not set correct permissions for the logs directory.
Fix release date: 11 September 2015
Last modified: 11 September 2015
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.7

APAR
Description
PI38868 The LDAPS advisor needs to work with the TLSv1
PI39822 New kernel support 2.6.32-504.16.2.el6
PI40188 Edge Load Balancer HTTPs advisor incorrectly adds "Connection: Keep-Alive" header
PI41009 IPv4 load balancer subagent does not work
PI42048 Add a custom property to LDAPS advisory to denote protocol level
Fix release date: 26 June 2015
Last modified: 17 June 2015
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.6
APAR
Description
PI06130 Edge Load Balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 crashes, when LB tries to remove a node
PI33513 Edge Load Balancer is observed using high CPU
PI37794 Load Balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 8.5.5 should work with Linux on Power system
PI38074 Load Balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 is hung under load
PI38211 Load Balancer for IPv4 and IPv6 gets a segfault attempting to access a null pointer.
PM83523 A javacore can occur indicating that the Load Balancer manager thread has terminated
PM86978 The dscontrol quiesce/unquiesce command fails intermittently after 250 runs
PI32034 HTTPs advisor retries the advisor request if the response does not match the advisorresponse.
PI32719 64-bit 2.6.32-358.18.1 kernel module for RHEL6 is not installed.
PI35473 There is a synchronization issue with quiesce and the server up and down commands.
PI40035 Update WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5.6 licenses
Fix release date: 13 March 2015
Last modified: 11 March 2015
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.5
APAR
Description
PI28050 A directive is needed to enable only TLS without explicitly having to enable SSLV2 or SSLV3
PI30574 HTTPs advisor fails connecting to a server configured as TLS protocol only.
PI33253 DMZ proxy installation not writeable by wasadmin
Fix release date: 8 December 2014
Last modified: 3 December 2014
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.4
APAR
Description
PI23780 Add directives to support different versions of TLS to be used in Caching Proxy with GSKit version 8.
PI27434 Load Balancer reach advisor pings the target server using the wrong network address order
PM85559 TLS Advisor missing in load balancer for IPv4 and IPv6
Fix release date: 18 August 2014
Last modified: 12 August 2014
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.3
APAR
Description
PI12357 Caching Proxy responds 304 status code with content-length header
PI15701 The caching proxy forwards the keep-alive timeout which applies to the connection between the caching proxy and the client.
PI15765 Load balancer server up/down commands may not work during manager cycle
PI16378 LB on the standby state might fail to stop with SocketException
PI16633 New Linux kernel for Load Balancer. Kernel rh6 2.6.32-431.5.1.el6 for 8.5
PI21189 Potential Denial of Service with Microsoft Windows and WebSphere Application Server Load Balancer
Fix release date: 28 April 2014
Last modified: 21 April 2014
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.2
APAR
Description
PI05524 Edge V8.5.5 ULB crashes when the Client Gateway is reset
PI10772 Instructions are truncated on window
PI04711 Edge LLB 8.5 - request support for Linux RHEL kernel 2.6.32-358.18.1.el6
PI09405 Eliminate misleading warning on Load Balancer for ipv4 install
PI09639 New kernel support 2.6.32-431.3.1.el6
PI10014 The uexc.log file grows with every start or stop of CBR.
PM88555 Admin forms do not work with Java 7 and above.
PM88901 A directive is needed to allow the proxy to enable or disable TLS renegotiation.
PM95413 Load Balancer for IPv4 crashed when xlog is enabled
PM99112 Load Balancer for IPv4 needs kernel support for 2.6.32.59-0.7
PM99545 Load Balancer might crash or hang on Microsoft Windows with multi-process machines.
Fix release date: 11 November 2013
Last modified: 10 November 2013
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.5.1
APAR
Description
PM89712 IPV6 DYNAMIC ROUTE GETS DELETED ON AIX WHEN ULB TRIES TO FORWARD IPV6 TRAFFIC
PM89719 IPV6 NEIGHBOR ADVERTISEMENT FOR TAKEOVER IS NOT ETHERNET MULTICAST
PM86953 EDGE LOAD BALANCER FOR IPV4 V8.5 - IBMLB - LLB - NEED SUPPORT FOR RHEL LINUX KERNEL 2.6.32-279.5.2.EL6.X86_64
PM86963 LOAD BALANCER HEARTBEAT ADD MIGHT CAUSE OS HANG
PM88080 MICROSOFT WINDOWS CRASHES WHEN LB REASSEMBLES FRAGMENTED PACKETS
PM88416 JAVACORE FROM PARSEINTERFACES JNI CALL ON SOLARIS
PM89583 EDGE LOAD BALANCER FOR IPV4 V8.5 - IBMLB - LLB - NEED SUPPORT FOR RHEL LINUX KERNEL 2.6.18-348.4.1.EL5
PM91246 EDGE LLB 8.5.0.2 ON AIX 7.1 LDAPS ADVISOR DOES NOT DETECT THAT A SERVER IS DOWN.
PM92002 LOAD BALANCER FOR IPV4 ADDING KERNEL 2.6.32-358.0.1.EL6 SUPPORT
PM92583 EDGE LLB 8.5 - REQUEST SUPPORT FOR LINUX RHEL KERNEL 2.6.18-348.6.1.EL5 #1 SMP
PM94594 LOAD BALANCER FOR IPV4 ON WINDOWS MAY CRASH WHEN EXECUTOR IS STAEXECUTOR IS STARTED
PM96303 EDGE LOAD BALANCER (IPV4 LEGACY LLB IBMLB) V8.X FOR WIN2008: : FILES INSTALLED TO SYSNATIVE DIRECTORY INSTEAD OF SYSTEM32.
Fix release date: 15 Apr 2013
Last modified: 15 Apr 2013
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.0.2
APAR Description
PM70118 Support TLS cipher specification in Caching Proxy version 8 and above.
PM70935 Installation manager does not overwrite files previously laid down by running JTZU before installing fix pack 8.0.0.4.
PM73433 64 bit Installation Manager support for Edge.
PM75348 GSKit does not install with version 8 of Caching proxy using Linux on s390 architecture.
PM76209 Disk cache does not work on Microsoft Windows.
PM76351 Edge component for IPV4 on 64bit failed.
PM76438 Caching Proxy crashes under SSL load.
PM76719 Caching Proxy fails to make changes to ibmproxy.conf when configuration wizard is used.
PM81490 Load balancer RHEL 6.3 2.6.32-279.19.1 kernel support.
PM83610 GSKIt does not install with version 8 of Caching Proxy using Linux on s390 architecture.
Fix release date: 29 Oct 2012
Last modified: 26 Oct 2012
Status: Superseded

Download Fix Pack 8.5.0.1
APAR Description
PM55554 Caching Proxy does not parse the entire header name in determining the header.
PM58228 CP fails to bind to a port <1024 in Linux with kernel version greater than 2.6.
PM61046 The ldapuri advisor marks the server down when the account does not exist in LDAP.
PM64497 WebSphere Edge Caching Proxy converts UTF-8 encoded values to their ASCII characters when using redirect rules.
PM66937 Provide RH 6.3 kernel 2.6.32-279 update for Load Balancer.
PM67534 Add RHEL5 kernel support for 2.6.18-308.8.2.
PM68710 Manager unquiesce command does not set server weight to non-zero value.
PM73075 Load Balancer "ServerUp" script incorrectly runs.

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server

Software version: 8.5, 8.5.5

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: Edition Independent

Reference #: 7036479

Modified date: 20 August 2018


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