Bloomreach Experience Manager V12.6.15 Release Notes

March 3, 2020

The new maintenance release 12.6.15 is available for general use for our customers and partners. This release includes bug fixes and improvements in core, enterprise and plugin artifacts.

The new versions of these module artifacts have been made available earlier and are now bundled up in this maintenance release. If your project uses such newer artifact versions via project pom overrides, please remove them before starting the upgrade procedure.

We encourage all projects to remain on the regular maintenance release. Using a tagged artifact that is not yet part of a maintenance release should only be done if there is a specific reason and only after testing in your specific project setup.

Update considerations

The following 3rd party dependencies have changed since the previous maintenance release. If your project directly uses any of these libraries, please validate compatability. For more information on changes in these libraries please see information from the invidual vendors.

Module 12.6.14 12.6.15
org.apache.pdfbox/pdfbox 2.0.19 2.0.21
org.apache.pdfbox/fontbox 2.0.19 2.0.21
org.apache.pdfbox/pdfbox-tools 2.0.19 2.0.21
org.apache.tika/tika-core 1.24.1 1.25
org.apache.tika/tika-parsers 1.24.1 1.25
org.glassfish.jaxb/jaxb-runtime 2.3.2 2.3.3
org.glassfish.jaxb/txw2 2.3.2 2.3.3
com.sun.istack/istack-commons-runtime 3.0.8 3.0.11
org.bouncycastle/bcmail-jdk15on 1.65 1.67
org.bouncycastle/bcpkix-jdk15on 1.65 1.67
org.bouncycastle/bcprov-jdk15on 1.65 1.67
org.apache.jackrabbit/jackrabbit-jcr-commons 2.18.5-h1 2.20.2-h1
org.apache.jackrabbit/jackrabbit-spi-commons 2.18.5-h1 2.20.2-h1
org.apache.jackrabbit/jackrabbit-spi 2.18.5-h1 2.20.2-h1
org.apache.jackrabbit/jackrabbit-api 2.18.5-h1 2.20.2-h1
org.jetbrains/annotations 16.0.3 18.0.0
org.apache.jackrabbit/jackrabbit-jcr-rmi 2.18.5-h1 2.20.2-h1
org.codehaus.groovy/groovy-xml 2.5.8 2.4.21
org.codehaus.groovy/groovy-json 2.5.8 2.4.21
org.eclipse.jetty/jetty-server 9.4.27.v20200227 9.4.35.v20201120
org.eclipse.jetty/jetty-util 9.4.27.v20200227 9.4.35.v20201120
org.eclipse.jetty/jetty-io 9.4.27.v20200227 9.4.35.v20201120
org.eclipse.jetty/jetty-security 9.4.27.v20200227 9.4.35.v20201120
org.eclipse.jetty/jetty-continuation 9.4.27.v20200227 9.4.35.v20201120
org.eclipse.jetty/jetty-http 9.4.27.v20200227 9.4.35.v20201120
org.apache.jackrabbit/jackrabbit-core 2.18.5-h1 2.20.2-h1
org.apache.jackrabbit/jackrabbit-data 2.18.5-h1 2.20.2-h1
org.apache.httpcomponents/httpclient 4.5.6 4.5.13
org.elasticsearch.client/elasticsearch-rest-client 7.10.0 7.10.2

Removed org.jvnet.staxex/stax-ex 1.8.1
Removed com.sun.xml.fastinfoset/FastInfoset 1.2.16
Added com.fasterxml.jackson.core/jackson-databind
Added com.googlecode.plist/dd-plist 1.23
Added org.apache.pdfbox/xmpbox 2.0.21
Added jakarta.xml.bind/jakarta.xml.bind-api 2.3.3
Added org.apache.jackrabbit/oak-jackrabbit-api 1.34.0
Added org.apache.httpcomponents/httpcore 4.4.13

Overview of JIRA issues closed in Bloomreach Experience 12.6.15


  • CMS-14333 ] - [site-toolkit] CDN Akamai does not work correctly which HST ESI
  • CMS-14207 ] - [13 modules] Upgrade to jackrabbit 2.20.2


  • ENT-2214 ] - [targeting] Targeting: REST client fails with 400 error when used in combination with ALB setup
  • CMS-14290 ] - [repository] Duplicate index issue when importing content
  • CMS-14278 ] - [cms, translations] It is possible to perform a XSS attack by an uploaded svg image file


  • CMS-14465 ] - [project, cms] Bump Jetty Server to 9.4.35.v20201120 in all supported releases
  • CMS-14372 ] - [project] Bump CXF version from 3.3.8 to 3.3.9 for v14.5 and update jackson-databind from 2.10.5 to for all supported releases
  • CMS-13483 ] - [cms, translations] Use lowercase 'r' for Bloomreach on the login screen + change the year to 2021


Totals for issues in this release

  • Improvements 2
  • Bugs 3
  • Tasks 3
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