Beats version 6.8.1

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Bugfixes

Affecting all Beats

  • Fixed a memory leak when using the add_process_metadata processor under Windows. 12100

Auditbeat

  • Package dataset: Log error when Homebrew is not installed. 11667
  • Process dataset: Fixed a memory leak under Windows. 12100
  • Login dataset: Fix re-read of utmp files. 12028
  • Package dataset: Fixed a crash inside librpm after Auditbeat has been running for a while. 12147 12168
  • Fix direction of incoming IPv6 sockets. 12248
  • Package dataset: Auto-detect package directories. 12289
  • System module: Start system module without host ID. 12373
  • Host dataset: Fix reboot detection logic. 12591

Filebeat

  • Fix goroutine leak happening when harvesters are dynamically stopped. 11263
  • Fix initialization of the TCP input logger. 11605
  • Fix goroutine leak caused on initialization failures of log input. 12125
  • Fix memory leak in Filebeat pipeline acker. 12063
  • Fix goroutine leak on non-explicit finalization of log input. 12164
  • When TLS is configured for the TCP input and a certificate_authorities is configured we now default to required for the client_authentication. 12584

Metricbeat

  • Avoid generating hints-based configuration with empty hosts when no exposed port is suitable for the hosts hint. 8264 12086
  • Fix direction of incoming IPv6 sockets. 12248
  • Validate that kibana/status metricset cannot be used when xpack is enabled. 12264
  • In the kibana/stats metricset, only log error (don’t also index it) if xpack is enabled. 12353
  • The elasticsearch/index_summary metricset gracefully handles an empty Elasticsearch cluster when xpack.enabled: true is set. 12489 12487
  • When TLS is configured for the http metricset and a certificate_authorities is configured we now default to required for the client_authentication. 12584

Packetbeat

  • Fixed a memory leak when using process monitoring under Windows. 12100
  • Improved debug logging efficiency in PGQSL module. 12150

Added

Auditbeat

  • Add support to the system package dataset for the SUSE OS family. 11634

Metricbeat

  • Add validation for elasticsearch and kibana modules' metricsets when xpack.enabled is set to true. 12386