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Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.17-17 (2022-11-10)

Release date November 10, 2022
Installation Installing Percona Server for MongoDB

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.17-17 is an enhanced, source available, and highly-scalable database that is a fully-compatible, drop-in replacement for MongoDB 4.4.17 Community Edition. It supports MongoDB 4.4.17 protocols and drivers.

Release Highlights

NOTE: Percona provides Percona Backup for MongoDB - the open source tool for consistent backups and restores in MongoDB sharded clusters.

  • Fixed security vulnerability CVE-2022-3602 for Percona Server for MongoDB 4.4.15-15 and higher installed from tarballs on Ubuntu 22.04.

The bug fixes, provided by MongoDB and included in Percona Server for MongoDB, are the following:

  • SERVER-68925 - Detect and resolve table logging inconsistencies for WiredTiger tables at startup

  • SERVER-56127 - Fixed retryable writes on update and delete commands to not execute more than once if chunk is migrated and shard key pattern uses nested fields

  • SERVER-64142 - Verify that any unique indexes are prefixed by the new shard key pattern

  • SERVER-65382 - Prevent the use of clientReadable function in AutoSplitVector when reordering shard key fields

  • WT-9870 - Fixed the global time window state before performing the rollback to stable operation by updating the pinned timestamp as part of the transaction setup.

Find the full list of changes in the MongoDB 4.4.17 Community Edition release notes

New Features

  • PSMDB-776: Align Docker container with upstream by adding missing mongodb-tools utilities (Thanks to Denys Holius for reporting this issue)


  • PSMDB-1116: Use proper exit code and logging severity for successful master key rotation

Bugs Fixed

  • PSMDB-1172: Fixed CVE-2022-3602 by updating libssl for Ubuntu 22.04 tarball

  • PSMDB-1134: Prevent the server crash by ensuring the backup cursor is closed before the server shutdown

  • PSMDB-1130: Improve handling of the missing encryption key during KMIP key rotation

  • PSMDB-1129: Prevent Percona Server for MongoDB from starting if the configured encryption key doesn’t match the one used for data encryption

  • PSMDB-1082: Improve error handling for Percona Server for MongoDB when the wrong encryption key is used

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