IQ Bot Version Release Notes

The Version release includes the fix for Apache Log4j2 vulnerability. There are no new features, changed features, fixed features, or known limitations in this release.

Security fix

This release addresses the exposure to the Apache Log4j CVE-2021-45105, CVE-2021-45046, CVE-2021-44228, and CVE-2021-44832 vulnerabilities.

Important: We have updated IQ Bot Version to include the fix for the Apache Log4j2 component vulnerability. The Apache Log4j2 library in this release is updated to version 2.17.1.

For the Log4j2 vulnerability, as an additional, in-depth defense measure, IQ Bot Version includes the parameter (-Dlog4j2.formatMsgNoLookups=true) for all the applicable Windows services. There will be no impact to IQ Bot 11.3.4.x users who have already implemented this parameter change.

IQ Bot Version is compatible with the latest Control Room 11.3.4.x version, which addresses the exposure to the Apache Log4j. For more information on IQ Bot and Control Room version compatibility, see IQ Bot version compatibility matrix

For additional information on the parameter change, see Automation Anywhere Enterprise 11.x | Update regarding CVE-2021-44228 related to 0-day in the Apache Log4j2 Java library (A-People login required).

For more information, see FAQs related to Automation Anywhere Releases regarding zero-day vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046) (A-People login required).

Review the disclaimer document included in the IQ Bot Version build for more information.