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(tick) These are the notes for the Struts 2.5.1 distribution.

(tick) For prior notes in this release series, see Version Notes 2.5

  • If you are a Maven user, you might want to get started using the Maven Archetype.
Maven Dependency
<dependency>
  <groupId>org.apache.struts</groupId>
  <artifactId>struts2-core</artifactId>
  <version>2.5.1</version>
</dependency>

You can also use Struts Archetype Catalog like below

Struts Archetype Catalog
mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeCatalog=http://struts.apache.org/
Staging Repository
<repositories>
  <repository>
    <id>apache.nexus</id>
    <name>ASF Nexus Staging</name>
    <url>https://repository.apache.org/content/groups/staging/</url>
  </repository>
</repositories>

Internal Changes

  • (warning) All security patches applied to version Struts 2.3.29 were also applied to this version (just in case)
  • (warning) Possible DoS attack when using URLValidator S2-041
  • [WW-4558] - contentType override ignored for JSONInterceptor
  • [WW-4618] - MessageStorePreResultListener doesn't store messages for 3rd-party RedirectResult subclasses
  • [WW-4622] - [struts2-tiles-plugin] [2.3.28] [StrutsWildcardServletTilesApplicationContext] getRealPath
  • [WW-4626] - EmailValidator flags .cat emails as invalid
  • [WW-4632] - SMI cannot be disabled
  • [WW-4634] - Centre alignment doesn't seem to work in Velocity tags
  • [WW-4637] - Unable to process Jar entry (javassist-3.20.0-GA.jar)
  • [WW-4643] - Strict Method Invocation breaks Action-Less Results
  • [WW-4640] - When method is not allowed throw exception with meanigful message
  • [WW-4644] - update struts2 bom

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