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From Lukasz Lenart <>
Subject [VOTE] Struts 2.3.27
Date Fri, 18 Mar 2016 09:01:28 GMT
This is a third call in row with tiny fix discovered during test
period so I'm going to speed things up as there are three security
bulletins addressed with this release.

The Apache Struts 2.3.26 test build is now available. With this release:
- Possible XSS vulnerability in pages not using UTF-8 was fixed, read
more details in S2-028
- Prevents possible RCE when reusing user input in tag's attributes,
see more details in S2-029
- I18NInterceptor narrows selected locale to those available in JVM to
reduce possibility of another XSS vulnerability, see more details in
- New Configurationprovider type was introduced -
ServletContextAwareConfigurationProvider, see WW-4410
- Setting status code in HttpHeaders isn't ignored anymore, see WW-4545
- Spring BeanPostProcessor(s) are called only once to constructed
objects., see WW-4554
- OGNL was upgraded to version 3.0.13, see WW-4562
- Tiles 2 Plugin was upgraded to latest available Tiles 2 version, see WW-4568
- A dedicated assembly with minimal set of jars was defined, see WW-4570
- Struts2 Rest plugin properly handles JSESSIONID with DMI, see WW-4585
- Improved the Struts2 Rest plugin to honor Accept header, see WW-4588
- MessageStoreInterceptor was refactored to use PreResultListener to
store messages, see WW-4605
- A new annotation was added to support configuring Tiles -
@TilesDefinition, see WW-4606

and few other small improvements, please see the release notes

Security note:
This release fixes three potential security vulnerabilities as
mentioned in the Version Notes

Release notes:


Maven 2 staging repository:

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