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6.5.2

Splunk Enterprise 6.5.2 was released on January 25, 2017.

The following issues have been resolved in this release. For information about security fixes not related to authentication or authorization, refer to the Splunk Security Portal.

Search issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-12-22 SPL-132001, SPL-126774, SPL-134448, SPL-134457 Regression: Cannot launch UI Tour from dashboard
2016-12-22 SPL-132181, SPL-131778 Optimization is incorrectly pushing operations across stats that have different semantics for multivalued and single valued fields
2016-12-20 SPL-132687, SPL-132331 Search Optimization - Predicate push of Search Cmds via Renames containing space and special characters should be quoted
2016-12-19 SPL-131250, SPL-129907 Tabs within a dashboard post-process search query cause the search to return no results
2016-12-01 SPL-129871, SPL-133321 Changing the timerange value from the edit input dropdown, does not update the timerange value of the time input element on the dashboard
2016-11-29 SPL-132385, SPL-122729 Emit a user-facing INFO search message when a wildcard is used as an infix in a term to explain that this could yield unexpected results if the wildcard covers punctuation
2016-11-21 SPL-132457, SPL-128702 Realtime dashboards crash after a time period due to memory leak
2016-11-15 SPL-130646, SPL-131934 token value does not reflect a label name in 6.5.0

Saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-11-29 SPL-132389, SPL-83976 DM does not accept certain object names which did not have issue before upgrading to v6.1
2016-11-10 SPL-130574, SPL-131933 Crashing thread: TcpChannelThread
2016-11-03 SPL-131204, SPL-131334 Set action to 'Open in Search' for reports containing 'pivot' followed by other commands (multiple pipes)

Charting, reporting, and visualization issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-12-22 SPL-132001, SPL-126774, SPL-134448, SPL-134457 Regression: Cannot launch UI Tour from dashboard
2016-12-22 SPL-132181, SPL-131778 Optimization is incorrectly pushing operations across stats that have different semantics for multivalued and single valued fields
2016-12-20 SPL-132687, SPL-132331 Search Optimization - Predicate push of Search Cmds via Renames containing space and special characters should be quoted
2016-12-19 SPL-131250, SPL-129907 Tabs within a dashboard post-process search query cause the search to return no results
2016-12-01 SPL-129871, SPL-133321 Changing the timerange value from the edit input dropdown, does not update the timerange value of the time input element on the dashboard
2016-11-29 SPL-132385, SPL-122729 Emit a user-facing INFO search message when a wildcard is used as an infix in a term to explain that this could yield unexpected results if the wildcard covers punctuation
2016-11-21 SPL-132457, SPL-128702 Realtime dashboards crash after a time period due to memory leak
2016-11-15 SPL-130646, SPL-131934 token value does not reflect a label name in 6.5.0

Data model and pivot issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-11-29 SPL-132389, SPL-83976 DM does not accept certain object names which did not have issue before upgrading to v6.1
2016-11-10 SPL-130574, SPL-131933 Crashing thread: TcpChannelThread
2016-11-03 SPL-131204, SPL-131334 Set action to 'Open in Search' for reports containing 'pivot' followed by other commands (multiple pipes)

Indexer and indexer clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-12-15 SPL-133893, SPL-113104 Misleading log message when Indexer Discovery fails in forwarders due to mismatch in pass4SymmKey.

Distributed search and search head clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-12-21 SPL-134427, SPL-133450 6.5+ splunk does full bundle replication everytime - slowing down the system
2016-12-21 SPL-132801, SPL-129943 metrics.log Metrics reporting gaps due to contention with bundle replication
2016-12-15 SPL-133354, SPL-132893 SHC - Creating huge number of connections when a peer is down
2016-12-07 SPL-131422, SPL-126219 Log warning when configuration reloads are issued too frequently.
2016-12-06 SPL-131908, SPL-131030 Clarify fetch_remote_search_log in limits.conf.spec
2016-11-22 SPL-131398, SPL-132804, SPL-132805, SPL-132807, SPL-132890 Search head cluster contention on Linux due to poor hashing inside OpenSSL's error container.

Splunk Web and interface issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2017-01-18 SPL-130405, SPL-135330, SPL-132600 Shortcut for search string formatting does not work for some of the non-english keyboards
2016-12-19 SPL-130119, SPL-132568 azerty keyboard (French) cannot type a number using DATASET
2016-12-12 SPL-132920, SPL-133902 Multibyte characters in search bar is broken during typing in Chrome
2016-11-02 SPL-130664, SPL-133074 Events table and list render badly in Safari 10

Authentication and Authorization issues

For a list of security issues, please see the Security Advisory. A list of all recent advisories can be found in the Security Portal.

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-11-18 SPL-131336, SPL-94016 Expand TLS Control settings for KV store.

Admin and CLI issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-12-06 SPL-131908, SPL-131030 Clarify fetch_remote_search_log in limits.conf.spec
2016-11-11 SPL-131889, SPL-130822 Splunk startup is delayed by validation of non-essential XML files.

Unsorted issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-12-19 SPL-133509, SPL-118161 Windows Installer fails if wrong version of difxapi.dll
2016-12-13 SPL-133012 Debian installer leaves files owned by unknown user
2016-11-18 SPL-131336, SPL-94016 Expand TLS Control settings for KV store.

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2016-11-10 SPL-130966, SPL-130310 When a user has write permission to an app, the same user can delete a dashboard created by other user within the same app from the views manager page but not from the dashboards listing page
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