IBM Rational ClearQuest 188.8.131.52 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 9.0.1 including all predecessor fix packs.
Technote 1450027 describes behavioral differences in ClearQuest releases (including all Fix Packs) between 7.1.1 and the current release.
Technote 1979088 lists TestFixes that are included in this release, as well as those that have not been incorporated into this release.
Downloads available for
Note: For Linux running on x86, AMD64 or EM64T select the linux_x86 download.
Descriptions of the resolved defects are included in the readme files associated with each patch download.
Each patch contains the cumulative fixes of its predecessor. All other patches referenced in this document are obsolete.
You must install this update using the Updates Packages wizard in IBM Installation Manager. For information on installing updates, see the topic "Updating Packages by using wizard mode" in the IBM Installation Manager Knowledge Center at http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSDV2W_1.7.3/com.ibm.cic.agent.ui.doc/topics/t_install_updates.html.
Refer to technote 1380386 for detailed installation instructions.
If you plan to use Installation Manager on Solaris, Linux, or AIX in GUI mode, refer to technote 1330190 for more information.
- By default, the update is installed from the IBM update repository located on a remote server.
- It is also possible to download the update and install it locally.
- Download the repository from the Download Package table below.
- Extract files to a temporary directory. In the IBM Installation Manager, click File > Preferences and add the temporary directory location to the list of repositories.
- Use the Update Packages wizard in the Installation Manager to complete the update.
If you plan to use WebSphere Application Server v8 with IBM Rational ClearCase or IBM Rational ClearQuest, read technote 1569987 before installing the products.
Note: Descriptions of resolved defects are included in the ux_readme and windows_readme files in the Download package table. The readme files are also included in each patch bundle; therefore, you need not download the readme separately when downloading the patch.
The following sections provide detailed information related to this release.
How critical is this fix?
This is a maintenance release. This fixpack addresses vulnerabilities in Java SDK, OpenSSL and GSKit. Review the Security bulletins CVE-2017-10356,CVE-2017-10345 (SDK), CVE-2017-3735,CVE-2017-3737,CVE-2017-3738 (OpenSSL) and CVE-2016-0702,CVE-2018-1447,CVE-2018-1427,CVE-2016-0705 (GSKit) for more information. The release also contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.
There are no known regressions to report.
Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved in this release.
Known Side Effects
If you plan to upgrade ClearQuest 7.1.x directly to this release and you are running ClearQuest Web, read technote 1586861 prior to upgrading.
Before you upgrade servers that deploy web components, read technote 1572830. Specifically, refer to the section labeled "Avoiding Problems".
Review the following list of open defects for Rational ClearQuest on the IBM Support Portal.
Review technote 1461170: Open APARs for Rational products available on the Web for information on how to configure your MyNotifications subscription account and subscribe to the APARs you are interested in following.
For information about the new features and enhancements in Rational ClearQuest 9.0.1, see What's New in ClearQuest 9.0.1?.
Click the link in the Download Options column:
Problems (APARS) fixed
Problems (APARS) fixed
20 July 2018