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Mitigation Steps for CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046 on Remote Data Gateway(RDG) /Legacy Remote Data Connector and Weblogic/Tomcat Remote Data Connector(RDC) (Doc ID 2828584.1)

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Analytics Cloud - Version 106.3.0 to 106.3.0 [Release 106]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In response to Security Alert CVE-2021-44228, Oracle has released patches for Oracle Data Gateway(RDG) and Remote Data Connector(RDC). This document provides you information on how to obtain and apply these security updates. Please note that these patches address both vulnerabilities CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046.

Additionally, the Apache Software Foundation has published a number of mitigation steps in response to the Log4j vulnerabilities CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046. These mitigations are published at This document provides information to assist you in implementing the recommended Apache Mitigations in Oracle Data Gateway(RDG) and Remote Data Connector(RDC). However, Oracle recommends that you apply the necessary patches as soon as possible to permanently address these vulnerabilities.


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In this Document
 CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046 Mitigation Steps for Remote Data Gateway(RDG) and Legacy Remote Data Connector (OUI based install) :
 If for any reason you cannot install the latest Oracle Data Gateway 6.3 version, follow the steps below for pre-installed RDG Versions :
 Linux Steps :
 MacOS Steps:
 Windows Steps:
 CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046 Mitigation Steps for Remote Data Connector(RDC) deployed in Weblogic/Tomcat :
 Download and Install OAC Remote Data Connector 2.2 for Tomcat/Weblogic from OTN

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