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(tick) These are the notes for the Struts distribution.

(tick) For prior notes in this release series, see Version Notes 2.3.1

  • If you are a Maven user, you might want to get started using the Maven Archetype.
  • Another quick-start entry point is the blank application. Rename and deploy the WAR as a starting point for your own development.
Maven Dependency

You can also use Struts Archetype Catalog like below

Struts Archetype Catalog
mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeCatalog=http://struts.apache.org/
Staging Repository
    <name>ASF Nexus Staging</name>

Internal Changes

  • Strict DMI mode was improved and now it should work correctly, you can find more details here
  • Default acceptedParamNames were updated to more restrictive values to solve security vulnerabilities in ParameterInterceptor - support for param names with withe spaces was dropped! Also a new configuration was added to CookieInterceptor call acceptCookieNames to prevent remote code execution with cookies. There is a security weaknesses in DebuggingInterceptor as a wanted feature in Development Mode, which anyway should not be used it in a production environment!

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