Documentation forEngineer's Toolset

Engineer's Toolset 2022.4 Release Notes

Release date: November 22, 2022

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Engineer's Toolset 2022.4. They also provide information about upgrades and describe workarounds for known issues.

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Improvements in ETS

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Compatibility improved with the SolarWinds Platform

This release is a compatibility update for Engineer's Toolset for Desktop and Engineer's Toolset for the Web. Engineer's Toolset for the Web is part of the SolarWinds Platform and can be used alongside other SolarWinds Platform products. This release improves compatibility with newer versions of the SolarWinds Platform.

See also SolarWinds Platform 2022.4 Release Notes.


New customer installation

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For information about installing Engineer's Toolset, see the ETS Installation Guide. After installation, use the ETS Getting Started Guide to get started fast.

How to upgrade

To upgrade Engineer's Toolset for Desktop to 2022.4, download the latest ETS for Desktop installer from the Customer Portal and reinstall ETS for Desktop by following the steps in Downloading and installing Engineer's Toolset for Desktop.

To upgrade Engineer's Toolset for the Web, use the SolarWinds Platform installer.

If you are upgrading Engineer's Toolset for the Web, you must be on ETS 2020.2.1 or later to upgrade to ETS 2022.4. If you are on ETS 2019.4 or earlier, first upgrade to 2020.2.6 and then upgrade to 2022.4.

For more information about upgrading from a version of Engineer's Toolset for Desktop that's older than 11.0.6 to 2022.4, see the Upgrade Engineer's Toolset topic in the ETS Administrator Guide.


CVEs

SolarWinds would like to thank our Security Researchers below for reporting on the issue in a responsible manner and working with our security, product, and engineering teams to fix the vulnerability.

Third-party CVEs

CVE-ID Vulnerability Title Description Severity Credit
CVE-2018-1285 Apache log4net before 2.0.8 XML vulnerability Apache log4net before 2.0.8 does not disable XML external entities when parsing log4net configuration files. This could allow for XXE-based attacks in applications that accept arbitrary configuration files from users. 6.7 (Medium) N/A

SolarWinds CVEs

CVE-ID Vulnerability Title Description Severity Credit
CVE-2021-35246 Unprotected Transport of Credentials (HSTS) Vulnerability The application fails to prevent users from connecting to it over unencrypted connections. An attacker can modify a legitimate user's network traffic and could bypass the application's use of SSL/TLS encryption, and use the application as a platform for attacks against its users.

5.3

(Medium)

Justo Socarras

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