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IT32511: Upgrade Apache Commons libraries for IBM MQ v8.0 to the latest levels

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM MQ ships Apache Commons components embedded within its
    installation, and a number of the Apache Commons libraries
    included are backlevel.

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    The component of MQ which utilises the embedded Apache Commons
    IO, Lang, Logging & Net libraries is:
      IBM MQ Managed File Transfer
    Platforms affected:
    The IBM MQ v8.0 releases are supplied with the Apache Commons
    Beanutils, Digester, IO, Lang, Logging & Net libraries.
    The released versions of these utilities within the previous IBM
    MQ Fix Pack on the MQv8.0 releases were:
      Apache Commons Beanutils v1.6
      Apache Commons Digester v1.8
      Apache Commons IO v1.4
      Apache Commons Lang v2.4
      Apache Commons Logging v1.1.1
      Apache Commons Net v.3.3
    Updated versions of these libraries were available from Apache

Problem conclusion

  • The version of Apache Commons Apache Commons Beanutils,
    Digester, IO, Lang, Logging & Net JAR files shipped within the
    IBM MQ Managed File Transfer component have been updated to the
    following versions:
      Apache Commons Beanutils v1.9.4
      Apache Commons Digester v2.1
      Apache Commons IO v2.6
      Apache Commons Lang v2.6
      Apache Commons Logging v1.2
      Apache Commons Net v.3.6
    New included:
      Apache Commons Collections v3.2.2
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v9.1 CD    TBC.
    The latest available MQ maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    If the maintenance level is not yet available information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'

Temporary fix


APAR Information

  • APAR number


  • Reported component name

    IBM MQ MFT V8.0

  • Reported component ID


  • Reported release


  • Status


  • PE




  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date


  • Closed date


  • Last modified date


  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    IBM MQ MFT V8.0

  • Fixed component ID


Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSYHRD","label":"IBM MQ"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
24 April 2020