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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject [ANN] Apache Tomcat 8.5.53 available
Date Tue, 17 Mar 2020 14:17:41 GMT
The Apache Tomcat team announces the immediate availability of Apache
Tomcat 8.5.53.

Apache Tomcat 8 is an open source software implementation of the Java
Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Unified Expression Language, Java
WebSocket and Java Authentication Service Provider Interface for
Containers technologies.

Apache Tomcat 8.5.x replaces 8.0.x and includes new features pulled
forward from the 9.0.x branch. The notable changes since 8.5.51 include:

- Add new attribute persistAuthentication to both StandardManager and
  PersistentManager to support authentication persistence.
  Patch provided by Carsten Klein

- A zero length AJP secret will now behave as if it has not been

- Add the TLS request attributes used by IIS to the attributes that
  an AJP Connector will always accept.

Please refer to the change log for the complete list of changes:


Migration guides from Apache Tomcat 7.x and 8.0.x:


- The Apache Tomcat team

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