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Appian Hotfixes

This page lists all the recent hotfixes for Appian 22.1.

Appian Cloud customers can refer to MyAppian to see your latest hotfix version.

For self-managed customers, all hotfixes are released as a downloadable package bimonthly, at the beginning and middle of the month. The most recent package is as of 15 Feb 2024.

Cloud-only resolved issues

The following issues have been recently resolved in Appian Cloud 22.1 as of the date indicated. These hotfixes will be available for self-managed customers in the next bi-monthly package.

22.1.2320.0 (22 Feb 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-264450 - High
    Resolved an issue where phpMyAdmin failed to automatically log in users when a special character was set in the company.name site property.

  • AN-259435 - High
    Removal of special characters (non alpha numeric) from the exception REST API response

  • AN-244356 - High
    Upgraded Jackson Core , Databind and Annotations in Dynamics and Sharepoint Connected Systems

  • AN-258702 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that caused embedded Appian to break for 1% of Google Chrome users, following a recent change by Google.

Self-managed package (15 Feb 2024)

Self-managed customers can use the following links to download and install the hotfixes package. If you are managing Appian on Kubernetes, instead of using the links below, you'll need to upgrade to the latest Appian on Kubernetes images to apply the hotfixes.

This cumulative hotfix package includes all resolved issues listed below in a single download. This hotfix is required for any Appian 22.1 installations not currently up to date with the latest hotfixes. After installing, you will be running on Appian 22.1.2300.0.

You can view your current self-managed Appian version by logging into your Appian environment as a designer or system administrator and clicking the navigation menu > About Appian.

The package resolves the following issues.

22.1.2300.0 (15 Feb 2024)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-257532 - Medium
    Security Improvement

22.1.2285.0 (08 Feb 2024)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-263504 - High
    Production release of AMP stratus log streaming migration

22.1.2260.0 (02 Feb 2024)

  • Security Updates - Medium

  • AN-261480 - Medium
    Resolved an issue where the phpMyAdmin banner color was not properly displayed based on the configuration.

22.1.2240.0 (26 Jan 2024)

  • Security Updates - Medium

22.1.2220.0 (19 Jan 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-259099 - Medium
    The ability to store and view attachments on a process was deprecated in the low-code platform version 16.3, and has now been removed from platform versions later than 21.4. This change fixes an issue hampering the opening of Portlet dialogs caused by this removal.

  • AN-255864 - Medium
    Upgraded jackson libraries in salesforce-multi

  • AN-255863 - Medium
    Upgraded jackson databind in blueprism connected system

  • AN-256587 - Low
    The ability to store and view attachments on a process was deprecated in the low-code platform version 16.3, and has now been removed from platform versions later than 21.4.

22.1.2180.0 (02 Jan 2024)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-255692 - High
    Updated grpc, google cloud, jackson databind, jackson annotations and jackson core libraries

  • AN-245877 - Low
    Set entity expansion limit to 100 for XML for import export functionality

22.1.2155.0 (21 Dec 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-252629 - Low
    Fixed an issue that caused requests to the data service to timeout during recovery from component failure.

22.1.2140.0 (14 Dec 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-255533 - High
    Search Server (Elasticsearch) is now upgraded to version 7.17.15.

  • AN-255482 - Medium
    Updated xmlsec library to version 2.2.6

22.1.2120.0 (06 Dec 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

22.1.2110.0 (01 Dec 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-251917 - Critical
    Updated ActiveMq library

  • CN-25284 - High
    Fixed and issue with session management for Appian Cloud.

  • AN-255270 - High
    Updated Jetty library to version 9.4.53.v20231009.

  • AN-252472 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where Health Check would time out for large customers.

  • AN-254029 - Low
    Security Improvements

22.1.2086.0 (17 Nov 2023)

  • AN-254031 - High
    Resolved an issue with High Availability Appian Cloud sites not being able to deactivate users.

22.1.2085.0 (16 Nov 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-249920 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that prevented the slow log of the cloud database from being persisted on disk when restarting a site.

22.1.2060.0 (09 Nov 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-250737 - High
    Updates to google cloud, google cloud storage, jackson-databind, and grpc libraries within the Google Cloud Connected Systems

  • AN-249650 - Medium
    Updated support for checkpoint script to be initiated from any node, not just the primary node.

22.1.2047.0 (03 Nov 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

22.1.2030.0 (26 Oct 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-250045 - High
    Fixed display of HTML elements as text in rich text editor for Send-Email body node in Process Model

  • AN-243892 - Low
    Fixed an issue that was causing users to encounter error code 500 when trying to access the cloud database through phpMyAdmin.

22.1.2026.0 (20 Oct 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-249274 - Medium
    Fixed an issue with defining the maximum checkpoint limit for Service Manager.

  • AN-247910 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that where a process would return an incorrect response instead of abort.

22.1.2006.0 (13 Oct 2023)

  • Security Updates - Low

  • AN-248721 - High
    Fixed issue where process models could not be saved if HTML decoding in the message Body of the Send Email node occurred

22.1.1995.0 (05 Oct 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-246311 - High
    Updated third party libraries

  • AN-243743 - Medium
    A maximum statement timeout of 12 hours is applied to all select queries executed through the Enhanced Data Pipeline (EDP) to prevent Appian Cloud database restart issues caused by long innodb_history_list_length.

22.1.1970.0 (28 Sep 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

22.1.1945.0 (21 Sep 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-245611 - High
    Security Improvement

  • AN-242849 - Low
    TLS 1.1 has been disabled for Enhanced Data Pipeline due to various security issues. Refer to your tool’s documentation for instructions on connecting to an external database using TLS 1.2 or TLS 1.3. Alternatively, you can try adding the properties enabledSslProtocolSuites=TLSv1.2 and useSsl=true to your database connection string.

22.1.1930.0 (14 Sep 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-244680 - Medium
    Updated guava library in the salesforce connected system

  • AN-243030 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where transactions executed in an Execute Stored Procedure Smart Service or function weren't getting rolled back when auto-commit was set to false after encountering an exception.

  • AN-240370 - Medium
    Updated Bouncy Castle library

22.1.1905.0 (07 Sep 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-244313 - High
    Security Improvement

  • AN-238159 - High
    Updates to Netty library

  • AN-244525 - Low
    Security Improvement

  • AN-234229 - Low
    Security Improvement

  • AN-207776 - Low
    Updating time picker placeholder text for 24hr-based locales.

22.1.1885.0 (31 Aug 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-241110 - High
    Updated spring security library

  • AN-219753 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that allowed open redirects from being caught by validation.

  • AN-241206 - Low
    Adding additional logging for Kafka transaction writing for troubleshooting.

  • AN-156340 - Low
    Adding additional engine logging for troubleshooting

22.1.1870.0 (24 Aug 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-243290 - High
    Security Improvements

  • AN-237829 - High
    Updated the guava, jackson databind, jackson core, and jackson annotations libraries.

  • CN-23112 - Medium
    Kakfa performance tuning

  • AN-242736 - Medium
    The data service query request size limit is now set to 5MB.

  • AN-236122 - Medium
    Updated Google Cloud Libraries

  • AN-242915 - Low
    Resolved a Kafka startup issue for Windows users.

22.1.1845.0 (15 Sep 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-240325 - Medium
    Security Improvements

22.1.1820.0 (10 Aug 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

22.1.1795.0 (03 Aug 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-240839 - Low
    Fixed an issue where Kafka topics would not come online.

22.1.1770.0 (27 Jul 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-240255 - High
    Updated Guava Library in the Blueprism Connected System

  • AN-237999 - Medium
    Fixed an issue where Kafka topics could not come online.

22.1.1755.0 (20 Jul 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-237908 - Medium
    Updates to bouncycastle in Docusign connected system

  • AN-223680 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that was causing significant delays during the checkpoint storage process.

  • AN-240883 - Low
    Configuring future support of kRaft.

22.1.1730.0 (13 Jul 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-226846 - Critical
    Updated Snakeyaml library

  • AN-225107 - Critical
    Updated Snakeyaml Library

22.1.1715.0 (06 Jul 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-238140 - Critical
    Security Improvement

  • AN-203023 - Medium
    Updated POI Library

  • AN-234393 - Low
    Updated Service Manager start script to support manual transaction replay.

  • AN-221295 - Low
    Updating MirrorMaker support for Appian on Kubernetes customers.

22.1.1695.0 (29 Jun 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-238270 - Critical
    Resolved an issue that was causing intermittent "403 Forbidden" errors when accessing a User Start Page site

  • AN-238044 - High
    Secuity update

  • AN-228346 - High
    Updated Google Cloud Translate and Protobuf Libraries

  • AN-217955 - High
    Updated Mozilla Rhino version

  • AN-237944 - Medium
    Created a new 'logsv2' action in Cleanup Script which will clean up all old log files, including log files created after the inception of the logs action.

  • AN-237074 - Medium
    Updates to CMIS Data Connector

22.1.1675.0 (22 Jun 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-236803 - High
    Updated Jackson Databind Library

  • AN-201242 - Medium
    Updated Kafka server.log storage to now store up to 10 server.log files, 10MB in size each.

  • AN-232723 - Low
    Enhanced Kakfka advertised listeners to support MirrorMaker

22.1.1650.0 (15 Jun 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-223263 - High
    Windows and Linux now use independent split installers.

  • AN-234601 - Low
    Fixed an issue with the webapp gracefully stopping.

  • AN-229662 - Low
    Fixed a ZooKeeper leadership election bug that can result in write request rejections.

22.1.1630.0 (08 Jun 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

22.1.1610.0 (01 Jun 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-235114 - High
    Fixed an issue that caused existing Client Credentials for Web APIs to expire after a year when new Client Credentials were generated.

  • AN-233537 - High
    Upgrade Atlassian and Jettison Libraries

  • AN-234809 - Medium
    Upgrading Tomcat Application Server to 9.0.x

  • AN-234223 - Low
    Fixes ADS debug logging issue.

22.1.1595.0 (24 May 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-232946 - High
    Bug fix in expression deserialization that threw unnecessary Invalid Byte Exception

  • AN-232634 - High
    Upgraded Elasticsearch to version 7.17.9.

22.1.1585.0 (19 May 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-232003 - High
    Integrations no longer fail when using TLS 1.3

  • AN-231369 - High
    Upgraded Spring library

  • AN-230001 - High
    Updated Clojure library

  • AN-226471 - High
    Upgraded reload4j library

  • AN-230345 - Medium
    Fixed an issue with groups that have an expression defining "Visibility" where group members were being redirected to Tempo when clicking a task link in an email instead of being directed to the URL configured as the group's "User Start Page".

  • AN-234594 - Low
    Upgrading Redisson Client

22.1.1550.0 (11 May 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-232228 - High
    Updated Jackson Databind Library

  • AN-231242 - High
    Upgraded Woodstox library

  • AN-233855 - Medium
    Upgraded Spring library

  • AN-232037 - Low
    Upgraded Liquibase to patch release v4.21.1.

  • AN-229296 - Low
    Fixed an issue with certificate regeneration in the "Connected Environments" feature where the generated certificate was attributed to "Administrator" instead of the user who initiated the regeneration.

22.1.1525.0 (04 May 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-231359 - Critical
    Fixed an issue that caused intermittent "Cannot read properties of null (reading 'getIn')" errors during user site interaction.

  • AN-232615 - High
    Security improvements

  • AN-233239 - Low
    Better handling of exceptions thrown while processing write requests in ADS.

22.1.1505.0 (28 Apr 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-222925 - Medium
    Updated google-cloud-core-http library

  • AN-229971 - Low
    Reduced service manager shutdown time for customers managing Appian on Kubernetes.

22.1.1485.0 (20 Apr 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-230557 - High
    Some environments had access to develop and manage portals when they should not have. We've fixed the issue so that only organizations with a license to use Appian Portals have access.

  • AN-223083 - High
    Removed xalan library

22.1.1470.0 (13 Apr 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-230038 - High
    Updates to Woodstox core asl library

  • AN-229036 - High
    Updates to jackson core, jackson databind, and jackson annotation libraries

  • AN-229685 - Low
    Security Improvements

22.1.1445.0 (06 Apr 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-226331 - High
    Update Apache commons-fileupload library

  • AN-229993 - Medium
    For Cloud Database, increased max_input_vars value to 2000 to prevent runtime errors from occurring in phpMyAdmin.

22.1.1425.0 (31 Mar 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-228562 - High
    Security Improvement

  • AN-228321 - Medium
    Error logging for the Execute Stored Procedure Smart Service has been added to the Tomcat logs.

  • AN-227900 - Low
    Updated ADS error message to include additional information to help debug the failure.

22.1.1405.0 (23 Mar 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-227747 - High
    Updated fasterxml.jackson and google.guava

  • AN-227457 - High
    Updated Netty Library

  • AN-211751 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that caused processes to auto-archive by default ignoring the AUTOARCHIVE custom.property setting.

  • AN-221502 - Low
    Improved Kafka's logging by suppressing redundant log entries.

22.1.1385.0 (16 Mar 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • CN-20152 - Critical
    Unsupported non-ASCII256 header values are converted to ?

  • AN-227752 - Critical
    Security Improvements

  • AN-226788 - High
    Fixed an issue that could result in HA site failure when a site's primary engine becomes unavailable.

  • AN-220855 - High
    Updated Jackson libraries

  • AN-227793 - Medium
    Fixed a bug where generating a record action with a data type and data store would fail.

  • AN-227422 - Low
    Updated error message to be more descriptive.

22.1.1360.0 (09 Mar 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-218002 - Medium
    Appian Cloud Database now uses version 5.2.1 of phpMyAdmin.

22.1.1340.0 (02 Mar 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-223242 - Critical
    Updated jave protobuf, google cloud automl, jackson databind, google cloud core, and google cloud storage libraries within Google Connected Systems

  • AN-226698 - High
    Security Improvements

  • AN-211063 - High
    Removed extraneous log entries from the MirrorMaker log file to improve overall legibility.

  • AN-222300 - Low
    Configure Script now includes the ability to validate an installation.

22.1.1320.0 (24 Feb 2023)

  • Security Updates - High

  • AN-226160 - High
    Security Improvement

  • AN-226155 - High
    CVE Fixed on Jaeger Agent image

22.1.1300.0 (17 Feb 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

22.1.1290.0 (09 Feb 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • CN-18110 - Low
    Fixed an issue that prevented shutdown of the Internal Messaging Service for some high availability sites.

  • AN-223401 - Low
    Updated the engine startup script to include logging on script invocation time and passed parameters.

  • AN-222592 - Low
    Fixed an issue where process history replication factors were incorrect following a change in site topology from single node to high availability.

22.1.1275.0 (02 Feb 2023)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-223684 - High
    Fixed an issue which prevented newly-made Google reCAPTCHA projects from working in a reCAPTCHA Connected System.

  • AN-223199 - High
    Prevent ADS issues due to Network Latency

  • AN-221245 - High
    Kafka Upgrade

  • AN-220449 - High
    Upgraded SnakeYAML Library

  • AN-220693 - Medium
    For Appian Cloud customers who have a dedicated database node, the default range of read and write I/O threads is now set to be between 4 and the total number of CPUs on the database node divided by 2. Customers who have dedicated database nodes will experience performance improvement from this update.

22.1.1255.0 (19 Jan 2023)

  • Security Updates - Low

  • AN-221122 - Critical
    Removed references to the ConsumerConfig.addDeserializerToConfig and ProducerConfig.addSerializerToConfig methods due to deprecation in Kafka 3.3.1.

  • AN-218227 - Low
    Improved ADS logging when it is run as a service.

22.1.1235.0 (12 Jan 2023)

  • Security Updates - Low

  • AN-218961 - Low
    Process models are now able to be saved using "Save As" in all supported languages.

22.1.1215.0 (05 Jan 2023)

  • AN-221569 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that caused an error to occur in the Document Extraction reconciliation task when extracting tables from Fillable PDFs.

  • AN-218809 - Medium
    For the Appian Cloud MariaDB database, ANALYZE TABLE command is now run for all the tables at the site start up.

  • AN-217357 - Low
    For Appian Cloud MariaDB database, transaction isolation level has been set to read-committed for phpMyAdmin connections.

  • AN-202061 - Low
    Fixed an issue with interface data field errors where users were instructed to use an invalid date format.

22.1.1195.0 (22 Dec 2022)

  • Security Updates - Low

  • AN-220626 - Medium
    The property conf.monitoring.rdbms.SLOW_QUERY_THRESHOLD_MS in custom.properties can now be set permanently on Appian Cloud environments via an Appian Support case. This property configures the threshold value (in milliseconds) that logs a slow query operation by data store.

  • AN-220114 - Medium
    Process deletion now uses memory more efficiently. Prior to this fix, deleting a large number of processes would cause high heap memory utilization.

  • AN-219912 - Medium
    Appian Cloud now uses the 42.5.1 version of the JDBC Driver for PostgreSQL Database.

22.1.1175.0 (15 Dec 2022)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-220177 - Medium
    Security Improvements

22.1.1150.0 (08 Dec 2022)

  • AN-219995 - High
    Security Improvement

  • AN-218784 - Low
    MariaDB database in Appian Cloud received a minor version upgrade to 10.6.11

22.1.1135.0 (02 Dec 2022)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-218553 - Medium
    Add log messages in the application server log for when the record data source configuration is invalid to aid in troubleshooting.

  • AN-217700 - Medium
    Fixed an issue that caused intermittent "Cannot read properties of null (reading 'getIn')" errors during user site interaction.

22.1.1110.0 (18 Nov 2022)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-218220 - High
    Fixed an issue that prevented MariaDB from starting up on a distributed topology Appian Cloud environment with database encryption enabled.

  • AN-215914 - Low
    Security Improvement

22.1.1085.0 (11 Nov 2022)

  • Security Updates - Critical

  • AN-217611 - High
    Increases the connection pool for ADS queries

  • AN-213666 - High
    Upgrade SnakeYAML Library

  • AN-214213 - Medium
    Upgraded OpenPDF from version 1.3.26 to 1.3.30 to provide support for additional encryption types.

  • AN-216864 - Low
    Fixed an issue where decimals contained in a Record Type are converted to text when exported to Excel.

Installation

Perform the following steps to apply the hotfix:

  1. Stop Appian. See Starting and Stopping Appian for detailed instructions:
    1. Shut down the application server.
    2. Shut down the search server.
    3. Shut down the data server.
    4. Shutdown all Appian Engines, ensuring that the engines are checkpointed upon shutdown.
  2. Back up your existing Appian instance. See Backing Up Your Existing Appian Instance.
  3. Unzip the contents of the 22.1.2300.0_Hotfix.zip archive into your <APPIAN_HOME> directory.
  4. Run the deleteFiles script (deleteFiles.bat on Windows, deleteFiles.sh on Linux) that is now located in your <APPIAN_HOME> directory.
    • If the script reports that some files were not deleted, address the reason for the failure (common causes listed below), and run it again until it no longer reports failed deletions.
    • Common causes of failed file deletion include:
    • The file is open in another window or process
    • The file is locked
    • You do not have permission to delete the file
  5. Unzip the contents of the updates.zip archive that is now located your <APPIAN_HOME> directory.
  6. Run the installJdk script (installJdk.bat on Windows, installJdk.sh on Linux).
  7. If you maintain customized or overridden Spring Security .xml files, merge them with the associated base files in the /deployment/web.war/WEB-INF/conf/security/ directory.
  8. Delete the following files:
    Linux
    • deleteFiles.sh
    • installjdk script.sh
    • OpenJDK8U-jdk_x64linux_hotspot.tar.gz
    • updates.zip

    Windows

    • deleteFiles.bat
    • installjdk script.bat
    • OpenJDK8U-jdk_x64windows_hotspot.zip
    • updates.zip
  9. If you are using a Web server, copy the content of <APPIAN_HOME>/deployment/web.war to the folder where the Web server is getting the static resources. See Copy Static Resources to the Web Server for more information.
  10. Run the configure script to deploy your environment's configuration and re-configure any node names previously set by the configure script tools.
  11. Start Appian:
    1. Start the Appian Engines.
    2. Start the data server.
    3. Start the search server.
    4. Start the application server.

To determine if the Appian 22.1 Hotfix is deployed, open the build.info file located in <APPIAN_HOME>/conf/. The contents of this file should match the following code sample:

build.revision=a8bc64873dea96f57d5fd86b75944e5b0465951c
build.version=22.1.2300.0
Open in Github Built: Fri, Feb 23, 2024 (09:12:49 PM)

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