enPortal v5.6.8 Release Notes

1. Introduction #

This page summarizes the new features, resolved issues, and known issues in enPortal version 5.6.8 released on Oct 6th, 2017.

2. What is enPortal #

Edge enPortal is the industry’s only secure, vendor-neutral network management integration platform. With pre-built Product Integration Modules (PIMs) for common third-party applications, enPortal is a Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) solution that quickly integrates these network management tools and offers advanced capabilities including:

  • Integration of existing web-based tools and applications
  • Advanced Security including role/domain-based access via a secure proxy
  • Single Sign-On (SSO) and Sign-Off
  • Integration with external user authentication systems
  • Branding and Customization
  • Dashboard Views
  • Multi-tenancy
  • Scalability

3. New Features #

4. Resolved Issues #

  • Upgraded embedded Tomcat to v7.0.82 (addressing CVE-2017-12617). (AB-1315)
  • Upgraded Jackson FasterXML Library (addressing CVE-2017-7525). (AB-1316)
  • Upgraded Apache Commons FileUpload Library.
  • Upgraded Mariadb-Java-Client JDBC Driver (AB-1317)
  • Upgraded MSsql-JDBC Driver (AB-1317)
  • Addressed issue with null responses during SAML Authentication.

5. Known Issues #

  • The Session Validation Filter, added in 2.6.1, will redirect any unauthenticated request to the login page. This was added as a security enhancement. If you see this behavior and want the page to be accessible, you must add an allowed path to the custom configuration file.

6. Contact Information #

For questions or assistance with this release of enPortal, please see the support page for contact information.