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Splunk Add-on for Java Management Extensions

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Release notes for the Splunk Add-on for JMX

The Splunk Add-on for Java Management Extensions is shipped with Apache Log4j version 2.16. This add-on is not affected by CVE-2021-45105, since it does not use Context Lookups, such as ctx: variable. For more information, see the Splunk Security Advisory for Apache Log4j.

Version 5.2.2 of the Splunk Add-on for Java Management Extensions was released on Dec 17, 2021.

Compatibility

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
CIM 4.18.1
Platforms Platform Independent
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.

New Features

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.

Fixed issues

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:

Known issues

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.

Last modified on 18 January, 2022
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