Security Bulletin NR18-09


A security update for the Java agent corrects an issue where the agent may not properly obfuscate all SQL query information when record_sql is set to off.​

Release date: May 2, 2018

Vulnerability identifier: NR18-09

Priority: Low

Affected software

The following New Relic agent versions are affected:

Name Affected versions Remediated Version
Java agent All 4.1.0

Vulnerability information

The New Relic Java agent runs explain plans for slow transaction traces and slow SQL queries. When a customer has set record_sql to off, is running PostgreSQL, and has an explain plan run, the agent may not properly obfuscate all information in the query.


Disable explain plans with transaction_tracer in the Java agent configuration.

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