This release of IBM UrbanCode Release is a maintenance release and includes various bug fixes and enhancements. This release is recommended for all customers.

Security enhancements

Updates to fix security vulnerabilities.

  • Upgraded Groovy and groovy-all from 2.1.9 to 2.4.16. Fixes security vulnerabilities CVE-2015-3253 and sonatype-2017-0493.
  • Removed the unused XStream library from the Groovy package. Fixes security vulnerability CVE-2013-7285,CVE-2016-3674,CVE-2017-7957
  • Resolved CWE 295-298 Strict Transport Security Misconfiguration

Oracle JRE support for macOS

You can specify to use the Oracle JRE when installing UrbanCode Release on a macOS machine. The installation process now includes a prompt to specify the location of JRE.

Plug-in updates

  • New plug-in to integrate with Ansible Tower to support the execution of workflows and templates through deployment tasks.
  • Jira plug-in enhanced to support mapping of Jira status types instead of an individual status.

Fixes in this Release

The following APARs are included in this release.

PH29507 When a segment has no tasks or tasks are marked as NA, message “TIMING IS BEING CALCULATED” is always displayed.


You can now control the session timeout value using the new session.timeout.increase.minutes property in the installed.properties file. The default is 30 minutes.

Known problems and workarounds

To search for additional post-release issues that IBM Rational Support documented, visit the IBM Support portal.

Install the server

This release is available for download from Fix Central and Passport Advantage, requiring authentication.

Information for installing the server, see the Installing server section in the product documentation.

For information on installing licenses, see Managing Licenses.


To learn more about new enhancements in this release, click What’s New..

To learn more about IBM UrbanCode Release, see the documentation.

For help installing or using IBM UrbanCode Release, post your questions in the forums or contact support.

To suggest an enhancement to the product, visit the RFE Community.

Get support

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