i-net Clear Reports

Overview

  • AdoptOpenJDK 11 bundled with installed i-net Designer and Report Server was updated to version 11.0.10
  • Support for Internet Explorer will be discontinued in the next version 21.4
  • Support for Java 8 will be discontinued in the next version 21.4. At least Java 11 will be required
  • Factur-X / ZUGFeRD plugin added
  • JDK 15 now supported
  • Tiff images supported

Security

  • Security Fix: Open Redirect Vulnerability occurred (CVE-2020-28150)
  • Security Fix: Jetty CVE-2020-27216
    • In Eclipse Jetty versions 1.0 thru 9.4.32.v20200930, 10.0.0.alpha1 thru 10.0.0.beta2, and 11.0.0.alpha1 thru 11.0.0.beta2O, on Unix like systems, the system's temporary directory is shared between all users on that system. A collocated user can observe the process of creating a temporary sub directory in the shared temporary directory and race to complete the creation of the temporary subdirectory. If the attacker wins the race then they will have read and write permission to the subdirectory used to unpack web applications, including their WEB-INF/lib jar files and JSP files. If any code is ever executed out of this temporary directory, this can lead to a local privilege escalation vulnerability
  • Possible JavaScript injections prevented
  • Security Fix for CVE-2020-13692
    • PostgreSQL JDBC Driver (aka PgJDBC) before 42.2.13 allows XXE

i-net Clear Reports report server

New Features / Improvements

  • Date formats with regional settings (e.g. en-UK) supported in prompt dialog

date formats with regional settings (e.b. en-UK)

  • Improved compatibility for old save states with dataviews
  • New notifications are now directly shown in the web client when the OS notifications are disabled or not possible
  • SameSite=Lax Attribute set for login cookies
  • Changes of heap memory, language, country and VM arguments will work with a server restart from the web interface. Before a service restart was required
  • Web applications can now be installed as Progressive Web App (PWA)
  • Note added to configuration property “Restrict Permissions” in dialog “User & Groups” because when global permissions are not restricted then all users have administrative access!
  • Diagnostics now show cache memory usage
  • Maintenance: It is now possible to restore backups that were not made with the current version. The backup is checked for whether it is compatible with the current version, and if so, it is able to be restored
  • Changed AdHoc default render format in the WebGUI to PNG for a lossless result

Fixed Bugs

  • Regression in Diagnostics occurred because of that only the first 8 entries in list was show because the pagination was broken
  • ORA-01000: maximum open cursors exceeded - occurred if Oracle JDBC driver was used
  • OutOfMemory or ReportCache errors occurred because of problems with false positive low memory detection. The log output contains the warning: “There was a low memory situation and possibly some jobs were canceled.” and maybe other subsequent errors
  • It was not possible to login if a localhost URL was used in Chrome browser to open the web interface
  • Access to the repository with Login using WebDav has not worked on Windows
  • Wrong PDF signature configuration leads to a failed designer start
  • WebDav access to the report repository has not worked on Windows. No login was requested
  • Temporary errors (Extenal visible URL '…' was not validated) occurred during validation of Private Cloud License

i-net Clear Reports runtime

New Features / Improvements

  • ToWords formula function for Hungarian language adds a space as thousands separator
  • Break algorithm improved for Text Interpretation “HTML(advanced)” to prevent breaks in text lines
  • Use getColumnLabel() instead getColumnName() for DB2 driver version 4 and later. This has an effect for a SQL command with “AS” keywords on columns

Fixed Bugs

  • PDF export: IndexOutOfBoundsException and NullPointerException occurred with embedded OpenType font
  • Chinese content was not aligned well on right side if Justified was used
  • PDF export:
    • Chinese characters were missing because of a bug with word wrapping that was wider than the field, surrogate characters and font replacement.
  • IllegalStateException occurred with message Unknown operation: com.inet.report.renderer.doc.controller.bk@0 if:
    • subreport contains TotalPageCount and the last instance of the subreport has no rows
    • harddisk cache was used
  • XLSX / ODS export: Exception “java.lang.IllegalArgumentException with message x2 must not less than x1” occurred if the report contains a crosstab
  • XLSX / ODS export: Percentage number was incorrectly displayed (multipled by 100)
  • Rare rounding error occurred when reducing the scale of a number by more than 9 digits in a formula function
  • Patches the SQL command to query the metadata (column names) was wrong if the SQL statement contains strings which contains brackets, e.g. REPLACE(A.FIELD,';)',')'). In this case WHERE 1=0 was added after the ORDER BY clause
  • Table source identifier with a package name will be always used as name of a stored procedure and never as name of a table. This makes it possible to use the same name for a package stored procedure and a table

HTML Report Viewer

Changed Behavior

  • Prompt dialog is pre-filled with first default prompt values
  • Break algorithm improved for Text Interpretation “HTML(advanced)” to prevent breaks in text lines

Fixed Bugs

  • Print preview was empty if the “HTML Viewer Module Toolbar” plugin was enabled

i-net Designer

Fixed Bugs

  • It was not possible to edit a 3D Chart because the properties dialog does not open
  • Wrong PDF signature configuration leads to a failed designer start
  • The error “HTTP ERROR 400 Duplicate valid session cookies” occurred with remote designer

SDK

Fixed Bugs

  • HTML Viewer Print via PDF Plugin: Error occurred: Class Not Found: com.inet.htmlviewer.printpdf.HTMLViewerPrintViaPDFPlugin
 

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