Documentation forEngineer's Toolset

ETS 2024.1 release notes

Release date: February 6, 2024

Here's what's new in Engineer's Toolset 2024.1.

Engineer's Toolset runs on the SolarWinds Platform.

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New features and improvements in ETS

Engineer's Toolset 2024.1 includes the new features in version 2024.1 of the SolarWinds Platform. For more information, see the SolarWinds Platform 2024.1 Release Notes.

TFTP Server

The free tool TFTP Server is now integrated into ETS for Desktop.

Other improvements

  • Security improvements.

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Fixes

CVEs

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

CVE-ID Vulnerability Title Description Severity

CVE-2007-2285

Directory Transversal Vulnerability

Directory traversal vulnerability in examples/layout/feed-proxy.php in Jack Slocum Ext 1.0 alpha1 (Ext JS) allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the feed parameter. NOTE: analysis by third party researchers indicates that this issue might be platform dependent.

7.8 High

CVE-2010-4207

Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Flash component infrastructure in YUI 2.4.0 through 2.8.1, as used in Bugzilla, Moodle, and other products, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors related to charts/assets/charts.swf.

4.3 Medium

CVE-2012-5881

Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Flash component infrastructure in YUI 2.4.0 through 2.9.0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors related to charts.swf, a similar issue to CVE-2010-4207

4.3 Medium

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Installation or upgrade

Engineer's Toolset for Desktop

To upgrade Engineer's Toolset for Desktop to 2024.1, 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.

For more information about upgrading from a version of Engineer's Toolset for Desktop that's older than 11.0.6 to 2024.1, see the Upgrade Engineer's Toolset topic in the ETS Administrator Guide.

Engineer's Toolset for the Web

For new SolarWinds Platform deployments, download the installation file from the ETS product page on https://www.solarwinds.com or from the Customer Portal. For more information, see Get the installer.

To activate ETS in an existing SolarWinds Platform deployment, use the License Manager.

For upgrades, go to Settings > My Deployment to initiate the upgrade. The SolarWinds Installer upgrades your entire deployment (all SolarWinds Platform products and any scalability engines).

For more information, see the SolarWinds Platform Product Installation and Upgrade Guide.

Supported upgrade paths to 2024.1:

Version 2024.1 is the last release that will support a direct upgrade from 2020.2.1 or 2020.2.4. If you choose to stay on 2020.2.1 or 2020.2.4, you will be required to upgrade to 2024.1 before you can upgrade to a later release.

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