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[ANN] Apache Struts 2.3.20 GA release available with security fix

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The Apache Struts group is pleased to announce that Apache Struts 2.3.20 is available as a "General Availability" release. The GA designation is our highest quality grade. Apache Struts 2 is an elegant, extensible framework for creating enterprise-ready Java web applications. The framework is designed to streamline the full development cycle, from building, to deploying, to maintaining applications over time. One medium security issue was solved with this release: S2-023 Generated value of token can be predictable * http://struts.apache.org/docs/s2-023.html Besides that, this release contains several fixes and improvements just to mention few of them: - merged security fixes from version 2.3.16.1, 2.3.16.2, 2.3.16.3 - extended existing security mechanism to block access to given Java packages and Classes - collection Parameters for RedirectResult - make ParametersInterceptor supports chinese in hash key by default - themes.properties can be loaded using ServletContext allows to put template folder under WEB-INF or on classpath - new tag datetextfield - only valid Ognl expressions are cached - custom TextProvider can be used for validation errors of model driven actions - datetimepicker's label fixed - PropertiesJudge removed and properties are checked in SecurityMemberAccess - resource reloading works in IBM JVM - default reloading settings were removed from default.properties - commons-fileupload library upgraded to version 1.3.1 to fix potential security vulnerability - the scheme attribute accepts expressions in s:url tag - solves problem with infinite loop in FastByteArrayOutputStream - LocalizedTextUtil supports many ClassLoaders - Bill of Materials pom was introduced - debug=browser|console was migrated to jQuery - struts_dojo.js was fixed - interface org/apache/struts2/views/TagLibrary was restored and marked as @Depreacted and many other small improvements, please careful read the version notes. The release notes are available online at: * http://struts.apache.org/docs/version-notes-2320.html All developers are strongly advised to update existing Struts 2 applications to Struts 2.3.20! Struts 2.3.20 is available in a full distribution, or as separate library, source, example and documentation distributions, from the releases page. * http://struts.apache.org/download.cgi#struts2320 The release is also available from the central Maven repository under Group ID "org.apache.struts". The 2.3.x series of the Apache Struts framework has a minimum requirement of the following specification versions: * Java Servlet 2.4 and JavaServer Pages (JSP) 2.0 * Java 2 Standard Platform Edition (J2SE) 5 Should any issues arise with your use of any version of the Struts framework, please post your comments to the user list, and, if appropriate, file a tracking ticket.appropriate, file a tracking ticket: * https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW - The Apache Struts group. Regards -- Lukasz + 48 606 323 122 http://www.lenart.org.pl/