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JBoss Tools and Red Hat CodeReady Studio for Eclipse 2021-09

posted by Jeff Maury on Feb 08, 2022.

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JBoss Tools 4.21.3 and Red Hat CodeReady Studio 12.21.3 for Eclipse 2021-09 are here waiting for you. Check it out!

We’ve released new versions of JBoss Tools and Red Hat CodeReady Studio that switches the version of Apache Log4j to 2.17.1.

We highly recommand to download or update to this latest version.

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Installation

Red Hat CodeReady Studio comes with everything pre-bundled in its installer. Simply download it from our Red Hat CodeReady product page and run it like this:

java -jar codereadystudio-<installername>.jar

JBoss Tools or Bring-Your-Own-Eclipse (BYOE) CodeReady Studio require a bit more:

This release requires at least Eclipse 4.21 (2021-09) but we recommend using the latest Eclipse 4.21 2021-09 JEE Bundle

since then you get most of the dependencies preinstalled.

Java11 is now required to run Red Hat Developer Studio or JBoss Tools (this is a requirement from Eclipse 4.17). So make sure to select a Java11 JDK in the installer. You can still work with pre-Java11 JDK/JRE and projects in the tool.

Once you have installed Eclipse, you can either find us on the Eclipse Marketplace under "JBoss Tools" or "Red Hat CodeReady Studio".

For JBoss Tools, you can also use our update site directly.

http://download.jboss.org/jbosstools/photon/stable/updates/

General

Platform

Apache Log4j CVEs

The platform now embeds Apache Log4j 2.17.1.

So the following CVEs:

  • CVE-2021-44228

  • CVE-2021-45046

  • CVE-2021-45105

  • CVE-2021-44832

have been fixed.

As Apache Log4j 1.x is also embedded but is not maintained anymore, the Apache Log4j bundle (1.2.15) has been patched in order to remove:

  • JMSSink

  • JBDCAppender

  • Chainsaw

Hibernate Tools

Hibernate Runtime Provider Updates

A number of additions and updates have been performed on the available Hibernate runtime providers.

Runtime Provider Updates

The Hibernate 6.0 runtime provider (Preview) now incorporates Hibernate Core version 6.0.0.Beta2 and Hibernate Tools version 6.0.0.Beta2.

The Hibernate 5.6 runtime provider now incorporates Hibernate Core version 5.6.3.Final and Hibernate Tools version 5.6.3.Final.

The Hibernate 5.5 runtime provider now incorporates Hibernate Core version 5.5.9.Final and Hibernate Tools version 5.5.9.Final.

The Hibernate 5.4 runtime provider now incorporates Hibernate Core version 5.4.33.Final and Hibernate Tools version 5.4.33.Final.

The Hibernate 5.3 runtime provider now incorporates Hibernate Core version 5.3.25.Final and Hibernate Tools version 5.3.25.Final.

The Hibernate 5.2 runtime provider now incorporates Hibernate Core version 5.2.13.Final and Hibernate Tools version 5.2.13.Final.

The Hibernate 5.1 runtime provider now incorporates Hibernate Core version 5.1.12.Final and Hibernate Tools version 5.1.12.Final.

The Hibernate 5.0 runtime provider now incorporates Hibernate Core version 5.0.7.Final and Hibernate Tools version 5.0.7.Final.

And more…​

You can find more noteworthy updates in on this page.

What is next?

Having JBoss Tools 4.21.3 and Red Hat CodeReady Studio 12.21.3 out we are already working on the next release.

Enjoy!

Jeff Maury

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