Version 8.6.0 Release Notes
Please view the list below for an overview of all changes in version 8.6.0. Version 8.6.0 was released on 2022-10-12.
This version includes fixes for a security vulnerability. We strongly recommend reading the change log below and updating as soon as possible if you are affected. If you have any questions or require assistance, contact support.
|Existing columns of the data types TIMESTAMP and TIMESTAMP WITH LOCAL TIME ZONE are now reported as TIMESTAMP(3) and TIMESTAMP(3) WITH LOCAL TIME ZONE, respectively.
|CASTs of scientific representation numbers with very large exponents from string to decimal or double can now be handled where previously a "Numeric Value out of Range" exception was raised.
|IMPORT/EXPORT commands cannot access the EC2 roles of AWS EC2 instances by default. It can be explicitly allowed by setting the command-line parameter '-enableAwsInstanceMetadata=1'.
|- EXA_ALL_OBJ_PRIVS and EXA_ALL_OBJ_PRIVS_MADE include privileges and ownership by roles - EXA_USER_OBJ_PRIVS contains privileges that are granted by the current user - EXA_USER_OBJ_PRIVS_MADE does not include roles anymore - EXA_ROLE_CONNECTION_PRIVS and EXA_ROLE_RESTRICTED_OBJ_PRIVS do not include the current user anymore
|IMPORT allows accessing public files and presigned URLs from Amazon S3
|Increased timeout value for starting IMPORT/EXPORT jobs
|JDBC: Fingerprint error message contains port
|TIMESTAMP as alias for TIMESTAMP(3)
|Improved capabilities for scientific format casts
|Drivers: Randomize connection order with DNS in connection string
|Data corruption may occur if write transaction cannot complete
|New connections are not accepted for a short time
|Excessive compile time for queries with lots of LEFT JOINs
|Slow conversion of strings to date/timestamp for Non-4 Digit Years
|SECURITY: IMPORT/EXPORT commands can access the EC2 roles of AWS EC2 instances
|SECURITY: Password may be seen in ODBC logs
|Incorrect return type for addition of TIMESTAMP WITH LOCAL TIME ZONE
|Missing Information in System Table EXA_ALL_OBJ_PRIVS