IBM i PTF Guide, Volume 21, Number 17
May 1, 2019 Doug Bidwell
This shouldn’t be news to anyone in IBM i Land, and especially not to readers of IT Jungle, but just in case you managed to miss it, IBM i 7.4 has been announced (219-214)! You can get the details here. This week’s guide also brings news for Hardware and Related PTF group for 7.3, 7.2, and 7.1, as well as MQ for IBM i – v7.1.0/v8.0.0/v9.0.0/v9.1.0 for 7.3 and 7.2.
See the worksheet in our guide for information on IBM i 7.4 respin/resave. And there are also links to download for the new ACS, Version 188.8.131.52.
The latest Security Bulletin that includes CVE-2018-5744, CVE-2019-6465, and CVE-2018-5745 details that IBM i is affected by networking BIND vulnerabilities for the following:
- Release 7.3 – SI69119
- Release 7.2 – SI69118
- Release 7.1 – SI69120
For further information, check the PSIR.
New (updated) links this week include:
- Print — Information on Printers from Various Manufacturers
- MGTools — MustGather: Instructions for Sending Data to IBM i Support
- QUSRTOOL — QUSRTOOL Status
- Open Source — IBM i Open Source
- Open Source Vim — Vim the editor
Here is the defective PTF rundown, which is the last defective for each release:
Defect Defective APAR Fixing Date PTF PTF -------- -------- ------- ------- 7.3 03/05/19 MF65608 MA47478 MF65690 (Available!) MF65603 MF65584 MF65546 MF65537 MF65494 MF65440 MF65435 MF65417 MF65401 MF65391 7.2 03/05/19 MF65651 MA47478 MF65692 (Available!) MF65639 MF65607 MF65536 MF65524 MF65492 MF65439 MF65423 MF65392 7.1 04/26/18 MF64827 MA47056 MF64936 (Nothing changed here)
Be sure to access the link in the Guide for further details.
Below is the usual archive of the IBM i PTF Guide to help you work through the PTFs in chronological order: