Release notes for the Splunk Add-on for JMX
The JMX add-on log4j library was updated to version 2.16 in December 2021. Since then log4j has released version 2.17.1 which addresses additional vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are defined as moderate severity and the add-on does not use the affected code path. However, this add-on will be updated to the recommended version of 2.17.1 in an upcoming release.
Version 5.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Java Management Extensions was released on Dec 17, 2021.
Version 5.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Java Management Extensions is compatible with the following software, CIM versions, and platforms.
|Splunk platform versions||8.0.x, 8.1.x, 8.2.x|
|Vendor products||Local and remote JMX servers, MX4J HTTP-based connectors|
The field alias functionality is compatible with the current version of this add-on. The current version of this add-on does not support older field alias configurations. Local process monitoring (using "PID" or "PID file" protocols) is only supported on Windows and Linux OS.
For more information about the field alias configuration change, refer to the Splunk Enterprise Release Notes.
Version 5.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Java Management Extensions has the following new features:
- Upgraded the log4j library from version 2.15.0 to 2.16.0.
- Fixed a security vulnerability found in the log4j library
For information on upgrading to the newest version of this add-on, see the Upgrade the Splunk Add-on for JMX topic in this manual.
Version 5.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for JMX fixes the following issues. If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported:
Version 5.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for JMX has the following reported known issues. If no issues appear below, no issues have yet been reported:
Third-party software attributions
Some of the components included in this add-on are licensed under free or open source licenses. We wish to thank the contributors to those projects.
A complete listing of third-party software information for this add-on is available as a PDF file for download:
Splunk Add-on for JMX third-party software credits.
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Supported Add-ons: released