ColdFusion (2018 release) Update 2
This updates below are cumulative and the later ones contain all updates from previous ones. If you are skipping updates, you can apply the latest update, not those you are skipping. Further, you must take note of any changes that are implemented in each of the updates you are skipping.
To see a list of all previous ColdFusion updates, refer to the update page.
ColdFusion (2018 release) Update 2 (release date, 12 February 2019) includes the following changes:
For more information, refer to the release notes.
To view all ColdFusion (2018 release) updates, see the Updates page.
ColdFusion must always be running as a service.
If you want to apply Update 2 in case your server has been locked down using Server Auto-Lockdown, here's how you can do so:
Updating via ColdFusion Administrator will not proceed as expected as the required permissions will not be present with a few folders.
In Linux, you can apply the update via the Administrator.
Update via java -jar in Linux
Lock down the ColdFusion instance.
Download the latest update and install it using the java -jar command.
The update installer changes the file permissions of all the files inside the directory of the instance.
As a workaround, run the following:
For the detailed list of bugs fixed in this update, refer to Bugs fixed list.
This update upgrades the connector library to a newer version. For the upgrade to be applied to the web server connector, it must be upgraded.
In ColdFusion, you can remove a connector using the WSCONFIG utility. Once a connector is removed, verify that there are no residual files/settings/configuration remains. To access WSCONFIG, navigate to <CF_HOME>\cfusion\runtime\bin, and launch wsconfig.exe.
To create a connector manually, see ColdFusion IIS manual tuning.
To configure the connector using the GUI, see Using GUI mode.
Windows: <cf_root>/jre/bin/java.exe -jar <jar-file-dir>/hotfix-002-313961.jar
Linux-based platforms: <cf_root>/jre/bin/java -jar <jar-file-dir>/hotfix-002-313961.jar
Ensure that the JRE bundled with ColdFusion is used for executing the downloaded JAR. For standalone ColdFusion, this must be at, <cf_root>/jre/bin.
Install the update from a user account that has permissions to restart ColdFusion services and other configured webservers .
For further details on how to manually update the application, see the help article.
After applying this update, the ColdFusion build number should be 2018,0,02,313961.
To uninstall the update, perform one of the following:
If you can't uninstall the update using the above-mentioned uninstall options, the uninstaller could be corrupted. However, you can manually uninstall the update by doing the following:
Connector recreation required