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Tomcat 7.0.92 (violetagg)
fix Add documentation about the files context.xml.default and web.xml.default that can be used to customize conf/context.xml and conf/web.xml on a per host basis. (fschumacher)
fix Ensure that a canonical path is always used for the docBase of a Context to ensure consistent behaviour. (markt)
fix 62788: Add explicit logging configuration to write log files using UTF-8 to align with Tomcat's use of UTF-8 by default elsewhere. (markt)
fix 62797: Pass throwable to keep client aborts with status 200 rather than 500. Patch submitted by zikfat. (remm)
fix 62809: Correct a regression in the implementation of DIGEST authentication support for the Deployer Ant tasks (bug 45832) that prevented the DeployTask from working when authentication was required. (markt)
update Update the recommended minimum Tomcat Native version to 1.2.18. (markt)
add Ignore an attribute named source on Context elements provided by StandardContext. This is to suppress warnings generated by the Eclipse / Tomcat integration provided by Eclipse. Based on a patch by mdfst13. (markt)
add 62830: Added JniLifeCycleListener and static methods Library.loadLibrary(libraryName) and Library.load(filename) to load a native library by a shared class loader so that more than one Webapp can use it. (isapir)
fix Correct a typo in the Spanish resource files. Patch provided by Diego Agulló. (markt)
fix 62868: Order the Enumeration<URL> provided by WebappClassLoaderBase.getResources(String) according to the setting of the delegate flag. (markt)
add Add TLSv1.3 to the default protocols and to the all alias for JSSE based TLS connectors when running on a JVM that supports TLS version 1.3. One such JVM is OpenJDK version 11. (rjung)
fix 62739: Do not reject requests with an empty HTTP Host header. Such requests are unusual but not invalid. Patch provided by Michael Orr. (markt)
add 62748: Add TLS 1.3 support for the APR/Native connector. (schultz/markt)
fix 62791: Remove an unnecessary check in the NIO TLS implementation that prevented from secure WebSocket connections from being established. (markt)
fix 62674: Correct a regression in the stand-alone JSP compiler utility, JspC, caused by the fix for 53492, that caused the JSP compiler to hang. (markt)
fix 62721: Correct generation of web.xml header when using JspC. (markt)
fix Fix a regression in the TLD whitespace parsing fix that broke parsing when whitespace was present between the method name and the parameters. (markt)
fix 62757: Correct a regression in the fix for 62603 that caused NullPointerExceptions when compiling tag files on first access when development mode was disabled and background compilation was enabled. Based on a patch by Jordi Llach. (markt)
fix 62808: Fix a regression in the TLD whitespace parsing fix that broke parsing when new lines were present in the method signature. (markt)
fix 62731: Make the URI returned by HandshakeRequest.getRequestURI() and Session.getRequestURI() absolute so that the scheme, host and port are accessible. (markt)
Web applications
fix 62761: Correct the advanced CORS example in the Filter documentation to use a valid configuration. (markt)
fix 62786: Add a note to the Context documentation to explain that, by default, settings for a Context element defined in server.xml will be overwritten by settings specified in a default context file such as conf/context.xml. (markt)
fix Create a little visual separation between the Undeploy button and the other buttons in the Manager application. Patch provided by Łukasz Jąder. (markt)
update Update the packaged version of the Tomcat Native Library to 1.2.18 to pick up the latest Windows binaries built with APR 1.6.5 and OpenSSL 1.1.1. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.91 (violetagg)released 2018-09-19
add 61692: Add the ability to control which HTTP methods are handled by the CGI Servlet via a new initialization parameter cgiMethods. (markt)
fix Ensure that the HTTP Vary header is set correctly when using the CORS filter and improve the cacheability of requests that pass through the COPRS filter. (markt)
fix 62527: Revert restriction of JNDI to the java: namespace. (remm)
add Introduce a new class - MultiThrowable - to report exceptions when multiple actions are taken where each action may throw an exception but all actions are taken before any errors are reported. Use this new class when reporting multiple container (e.g. web application) failures during start. (markt)
fix Correctly decode URL paths (+ should not be decoded to a space in the path) in the RequestDispatcher and the web application class loader. (markt)
add 62559: Add jaxb-*.jar to the list of JARs ignored by StandardJarScanner. (markt)
add 62560: Add oraclepki.jar to the list of JARs ignored by StandardJarScanner. (markt)
add 62607: Return a non-zero exit code from catalina.[bat|sh] run if Tomcat fails to start. (markt)
code Remove ServletException from declaration of Tomcat.addWebapp(String,String) since it is never thrown. Patch provided by Tzafrir. (markt)
fix Use short circuit logic to prevent potential NPE in CorsFilter. (fschumacher)
code Simplify construction of appName from container name in JAASRealm. (fschumacher)
fix Improve the handling of path parameters when working with RequestDispatcher objects. (markt)
fix 62664: Process requests with content type multipart/form-data to servlets with a @MultipartConfig annotation regardless of HTTP method. (markt)
fix 62669: When using the SSIFilter and a resource does not specify a content type, do not force the content type to application/x-octet-stream. (markt)
fix When generating a redirect to a directory in the Default Servlet, avoid generating a protocol relative redirect. (markt)
fix Refactor code that adds an additional header name to the Vary HTTP response header to use a common utility method that addresses several additional edge cases. (markt)
fix 62526: Correctly handle PKCS12 format key stores when the key store password is configured to be the empty string. Note that Java 6 does not support PKCS12 key stores configured to use a store password of the empty string. (markt)
fix 62670: Adjust the memory leak protection for the DriverManager so that JDBC drivers located in $CATALINA_HOME/lib and $CATALINA_BASE/lib are loaded via the service loader mechanism when the protection is enabled. (markt)
fix 62685: Correct an error in host name validation parsing that did not allow a fully qualified domain name to terminate with a period. Patch provided by AG. (markt)
fix 53011: When pre-compiling with JspC, report all compilation errors rather than stopping after the first error. A new option -failFast can be used to restore the previous behaviour of stopping after the first error. Based on a patch provided by Marc Pompl. (markt)
add 53492: Make the Java file generation process multi-threaded. By default, one thread will be used per core. Based on a patch by Dan Fabulich. (markt)
fix 62603: Fix a potential race condition when development mode is disabled and background compilation checks are enabled. It was possible that some updates would not take effect and/or ClassNotFoundExceptions would occur. (markt)
fix Correct the JSP version in the X-PoweredBy HTTP header generated when the xpoweredBy option is enabled. (markt)
fix 62662: Fix the corruption of web.xml output during JSP compilation caused by the fix for 53492. Patch provided by Bernhard Frauendienst. (markt)
fix Correct parsing of XML whitespace in TLD function signatures that incorrectly only looked for the space character. (markt)
fix 62596: Remove the limit on the size of the initial HTTP upgrade request used to establish the web socket connection. (markt)
Web applications
add 62558: Add Russian translations for the Manager and Host Manager web applications. Based on a patch by Ivan Krasnov. (markt)
add 62561: Add advanced class loader configuration information regarding the use of the Server and Shared class loaders to the documentation web application. (markt)
add Expand the information in the documentation web application regarding the use of CATALINA_HOME and CATALINA_BASE. Patch provided by Marek Czernek. (markt)
fix 62652: Make it clearer that the version of DBCP that is packaged in Tomcat 7.0.x is DBCP 1. (markt)
add 62666: Expand internationalisation support in the Manager application to include the server status page and provide Russian translations in addition to English. Patch provided by Artem Chebykin. (markt)
fix 62676: Expand the CORS filter documentation to make it clear that explicit configuration is required to enable support for cross-origin requests. (markt)
fix Ensures that the specified rxBufSize is correctly set to receiver buffer size. (kfujino)
fix Fixed spelling. Patch provided by Jimmy Casey via GitHub. (violetagg)
fix Correct various spelling errors throughout the source code and documentation. Patch provided by Kazuhiro Sera. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.90 (violetagg)released 2018-07-06
fix 62498: Correct a regression in the fix for CVE-2017-12617 that caused request failures for some requests when using the VirtualDirContext. (markt)
fix Delete reference to removed class that prevented Tomcat from starting when running under a security manager. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.89 (violetagg)not released
fix JNDI resources that are defined with injection targets but no value are now treated as if the resource is not defined. (markt)
fix Ensure that JNDI names used for <lookup-name> entries in web.xml and for lookup elements of @Resource annotations specify a name with an explicit java: namespace. (markt)
add 51953: Add the RemoteCIDRFilter and RemoteCIDRValve that can be used to allow/deny requests based on IPv4 and/or IPv6 client address where the IP ranges are defined using CIDR notation. Based on a patch by Francis Galiegue. (markt)
fix 62343: Make CORS filter defaults more secure. This is the fix for CVE-2018-8014. (markt)
fix Make all loggers associated with Tomcat provided Filters non-static to ensure that log messages are not lost when a web application is reloaded. (markt)
fix Correct the manifest for the annotations-api.jar. The JAR implements the Common Annotations API 1.1 and the manifest should reflect that. (markt)
fix Switch to non-static loggers where there is a possibility of a logger becoming associated with a web application class loader causing log messages to be lost if the web application is stopped. (markt)
add 62389: Add the IPv6 loopback address to the default internalProxies regular expression. Patch by Craig Andrews. (markt)
fix In the RemoteIpValve and RemoteIpFilter, correctly handle the case when the request passes through one or more trustedProxies but no internalProxies. Based on a patch by zhanhb. (markt)
fix Correct the logic in MBeanFactory.removeConnector() to ensure that the correct Connector is removed when there are multiple Connectors using different addresses but the same port. (markt)
fix Make JAASRealm mis-configuration more obvious by requiring the authenticated Subject to include at least one Principal of a type specified by userClassNames. (markt)
fix 62476: Use GMT timezone for the value of Expires header as required by HTTP specification (RFC 7231, 7234). (kkolinko)
fix Log an error message if the AJP connector detects the the reverse proxy is sending AJP messages that are too large for the configured packetSize. (markt)
fix 62371: Improve logging of Host validation failures. (markt)
fix Correctly handle a digest authorization header when the user name contains an escaped character. (markt)
fix Correctly handle a digest authorization header when one of the hex field values ends the header with in an invalid character. (markt)
fix Update web.xml, web-fragment.xml and web.xml extracts generated by JspC to use the Servlet 3.0 version of the relevant schemas. (markt)
fix Improve IPv6 validation by ensuring that IPv4-Mapped IPv6 addresses do not contain leading zeros in the IPv4 part. Based on a patch by Katya Stoycheva. (markt)
fix 62080: Ensure that all reads of the current thread's context class loader made by the UEL API and implementation are performed via a PrivilegedAction to ensure that a SecurityException is not triggered when running under a SecurityManager. (mark)
fix When decoding of path parameter failed, make sure to throw DecodeException instead of throwing ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException. (kfujino)
fix Enable host name verification when using TLS with the WebSocket client. (markt)
Web applications
62395: Clarify the meaning of the connector attribute minSpareThreads in the documentation web application. (markt)
fix When logValidationErrors is set to true, the connection validation error is logged as SEVERE instead of WARNING. (kfujino)
fix 62391: Remove references to javaw.exe as this file is not required by Tomcat and the references prevent the use of the Server JRE. (markt)
update Update the packaged version of the Tomcat Native Library to 1.2.17 to pick up the latest Windows binaries built with APR 1.6.3 and OpenSSL 1.0.2o. (markt)
add Implement checksum checks when downloading dependencies that are used to build Tomcat. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.88 (violetagg)released 2018-05-11
fix Treat the <mapped-name> element of a <env-entry> in web.xml in the same way as the mappedName element of the equivalent @Resource annotation. Both now attempt to set the mappedName property of the resource. (markt)
fix Correct the processing of resources with <injection-target>s defined in web.xml. First look for a match using JavaBean property names and then, only if a match is not found, look for a match using fields. (markt)
fix When restoring a saved request with a request body after FORM authentication, ensure that calls to the HttpServletRequest methods getRequestURI(), getQueryString() and getProtocol() are not corrupted by the processing of the saved request body. (markt)
fix Fix startup failure when running under SecurityManager, a regression from the fix for bug 62273. (kkolinko)
fix 62353: Correct a regression introduced in Tomcat 7.0.86. Restore the ability for Tomcat 7 to run on Java 6 where Common Annotations 1.0 is available. Document the requirement to use the Java endorsed mechanism to use Common Annotations 1.1. (markt)
code Refactor the org.apache.naming package to reduce duplicate code. Duplicate code identified by the Simian tool. (markt)
fix 50019: Add support for <lookup-name>. Based on a patch by Gurkan Erdogdu. (markt)
fix 60490: Various formatting and layout improvements for the ErrorReportValve. Patch provided by Michael Osipov. (markt)
fix Relax Host validation by removing the requirement that the final component of a FQDN must be alphabetic. (markt)
add 50234: Add the capability to generate a web-fragment.xml file to JspC. (markt)
fix 62350: Refactor org.apache.jasper.runtime.BodyContentImpl so a SecurityException is not thrown when running under a SecurityManger and additional permissions are not required in the catalina.policy file. This is a follow-up to the fix for 43925. (kkolinko/markt)
fix Remove duplicate calls when creating a replicated session to reduce the time taken to create the session and thereby reduce the chances of a subsequent session update message being ignored because the session does not yet exist. (markt)
fix Ensure that the correct default value is returned when retrieve unset properties in McastService. (kfujino)
fix Add a .gitattributes file to make sure that Git handles test data files for bug 52121 as binary. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.87 (violetagg)not released
fix 62316: Correct a regression in some refactoring that broke the default factory for JDBC datasources. (markt)
fix Fix a rare edge case that is unlikely to occur in real usage. This edge case meant that writing long streams of UTF-8 characters to the HTTP response that consisted almost entirely of surrogate pairs could result in one surrogate pair being dropped. (markt)
fix Register MBean when DataSource Resource type="javax.sql.XADataSource". Patch provided by Masafumi Miura. (csutherl)
add Update the internal fork of Apache Commons BCEL to r1829827 to add early access Java 11 support to the annotation scanning code. (markt)
fix 62297: Enable the CrawlerSessionManagerValve to correctly handle bots that crawl multiple hosts and/or web applications when the Valve is configured on a Host or an Engine. (fschumacher)
add Collapse multiple leading / characters to a single / in the return value of HttpServletRequest#getContextPath() to avoid issues if the value is used with HttpServletResponse#sendRedirect(). This behaviour is enabled by default and configurable via the new Context attribute allowMultipleLeadingForwardSlashInPath. (markt)
fix Improve handing of overflow in the UTF-8 decoder with supplementary characters. (markt)
add Enable strict validation of the provided host name and port for all connectors. Requests with invalid host names and/or ports will be rejected with a 400 response. (markt)
fix Implement the requirements of RFC 7230 (and RFC 2616) that HTTP/1.1 requests must include a Host header and any request that does not must be rejected with a 400 response. (markt)
fix Implement the requirements of RFC 7230 that any HTTP/1.1 request that specifies a host in the request line, must specify the same host in the Host header and that any such request that does not, must be rejected with a 400 response. This check is optional and disabled by default. It may be enabled with the allowHostHeaderMismatch attribute of the Connector. (markt)
fix Implement the requirements of RFC 7230 that any HTTP/1.1 request that contains multiple Host headers is rejected with a 400 response. (markt)
add 62273: Implement configuration options to work-around specification non-compliant user agents (including all the major browsers) that do not correctly %nn encode URI paths and query strings as required by RFC 7230 and RFC 3986. (markt)
fix Enable ECJ version 4.7 and later to be used as a drop in replacement for the ECJ version that ships with Apache Tomcat. (markt)
fix Enable Java 10 to be specified as a JSP source and/or target if a newer ECJ version is used. (markt)
fix 62287: Do not rely on hash codes to test instances of ValueExpressionImpl for equality. Patch provided by Mark Struberg. (markt)
fix 62301: Correct a regression in the fix for 61491 that didn't correctly handle a final empty message part in all circumstances when using PerMessageDeflate. (markt)
fix Avoid warning when running under Cygwin when the JAVA_ENDORSED_DIRS environment variable is not set. Patch provided by Zemian Deng. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.86 (violetagg)released 2018-04-13
fix 51195: Avoid a false positive report of a web application memory leak by clearing ObjectStreamClass$Caches of classes loaded by the web application when the web application is stopped. (markt)
fix 52688: Add support for the maxDays attribute to the AccessLogValve and ExtendedAccessLogValve. This allows the maximum number of days for which rotated access logs should be retained before deletion to be defined. (markt)
fix Prevent Tomcat from applying gzip compression to content that is already compressed with brotli compression. Based on a patch provided by burka. (markt)
fix 62090: Null container names are not allowed. (remm)
fix 62104: Fix programmatic login regression as the NonLoginAuthenticator has to be set for it to work (if no login method is specified). (remm)
fix 62117: Improve error message in when calling kill -0 <pid> fails. Based on a suggestion from Mark Morschhaeuser. (markt)
fix 62118: Correctly create a JNDI ServiceRef using the specified interface rather than the concrete type. Based on a suggestion by Ángel Álvarez Páscua. (markt)
fix Fix for RequestDumperFilter log attribute. Patch provided by Kirill Romanov via Github. (violetagg)
fix 62123: Avoid ConcurrentModificationException when attempting to clean up application triggered RMI memory leaks on web application stop. (markt)
fix 62168: When using the PersistentManager honor a value of -1 for minIdleSwap and do not swap out sessions to keep the number of active sessions under maxActive. Patch provided by Holger Sunke. (markt)
fix 62172: Improve Javadoc for org.apache.catalina.startup.Constants and ensure that the constants are correctly used. (markt)
fix 62175: Avoid infinite recursion, when trying to validate a session while loading it with PersistentManager. (fschumacher)
fix Ensure that NamingContextListener instances are only notified once of property changes on the associated naming resources. (markt)
add 62224: Disable the forkJoinCommonPoolProtection of the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener when running on Java 9 and above since the underlying JRE bug has been fixed. (markt)
fix 62263: Avoid a NullPointerException when the RemoteIpValve processes a request for which no Context can be found. (markt)
fix Correct off-by-one error in thread pool that allowed thread pools to increase in size to one more than the configured limit. Patch provided by usc. (markt)
Web applications
add Work-around a known, non-specification compliant behaviour in some versions of IE that can allow XSS when the Manager application generates a plain text response. Based on a suggestion from Muthukumar Marikani. (markt)
add Add document for FragmentationInterceptor. (kfujino)
add Document how the roles for an authenticated user are determined when the CombinedRealm is used. (markt)
fix Ensure that SQLWarning has been cleared when connection returns to the pool. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that parameters have been cleared when PreparedStatement and/or CallableStatement are cached. (kfujino)
fix Enable PoolCleaner to be started even if validationQuery is not set. (kfujino)
update Update the build script so MD5 hashes are no longer generated for releases as per the change in the ASF distribution policy. (markt)
fix 62164: Switch the build script to use TLS for downloads from SourceForge and Maven Central to avoid failures due to HTTP to HTTPS redirects. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.85 (violetagg)released 2018-02-13
fix Prevent a stack trace being written to standard out when running on Java 10 due to changes in the LogManager implementation. (markt)
fix Avoid duplicate load attempts if one has been made already. (remm)
fix Avoid NPE in ThreadLocalLeakPreventionListener if there is no Engine. (remm)
fix 58143: Fix calling classloading transformers broken in 7.0.70 by the fix for 59619. This was observed when using Spring weaving. (rjung)
fix 62000: When a JNDI reference cannot be resolved, ensure that the root cause exception is reported rather than swallowed. (markt)
fix 62036: When caching an authenticated user Principal in the session when the web application is configured with the NonLoginAuthenticator, cache the internal Principal object rather than the user facing Principal object as Tomcat requires the internal object to correctly process later authorization checks. (markt)
fix 62067: Correctly apply security constraints mapped to the context root using a URL pattern of "". (markt)
fix When using Tomcat embedded, only perform Authenticator configuration once during web application start. (markt)
fix Process all ServletSecurity annotations at web application start rather than at servlet load time to ensure constraints are applied consistently. (markt)
fix Minor optimization when calling class transformers. (rjung)
Web applications
add 48672: Add documentation for the Host Manager web application. Patch provided by Marek Czernek. (markt)
update Update the NSIS Installer used to build the Windows installer to version 3.03. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.84 (violetagg)released 2018-01-24
fix 47214: Use a loop to preload anonymous inner classes when running under a SecurityManager, to be safe for future changes in the code or using a different compiler. (kkolinko)
add 57619: Implement a small optimisation to how JAR URLs are processed to reduce the storage of duplicate String objects in memory. Patch provided by Dmitri Blinov. (markt)
add 61810: Support configure the interval to keep all jars open if no jar is accessed, a non-positive interval indicates keeping jars always open. (huxing)
fix 61886: Pre-load additional classes to prevent SecurityExceptions if the first request received when running under a SecurityManager is an asynchronous Servlet. (markt)
fix 61916: Extend the AddDefaultCharsetFilter to add a character set when the content type is set via setHeader() or addHeader() as well as when it is set via setContentType(). (markt)
fix 61999: maxSavePostSize set to 0 should disable saving POST data during authentication. (remm)
fix 61886: Log errors on non-container threads at DEBUG rather than INFO. The exception will be made available to the application via the asynchronous error handling mechanism. (markt)
fix 61993: Improve handling for ByteChunk and CharChunk instances that grow close to the maximum size allowed by the JRE. (markt)
add 43925: Add a new system property (org.apache.jasper.runtime.BodyContentImpl.BUFFER_SIZE) to control the size of the buffer used by Jasper when buffering tag bodies. (markt)
Web applications
add 61223: Add the mbeans-descriptors.dtd file to the custom MBean documentation so users have a reference to use when constructing mbeans-descriptors.xml files for custom components. (markt)
fix Partial fix for 61886. Ensure that multiple threads do not attempt to complete the AsyncContext if an I/O error occurs in the stock ticker example Servlet. (markt)
fix 61886: Prevent ConcurrentModificationException when running the asynchronous stock ticker in the examples web application. (markt)
fix 61886: Prevent NullPointerException and other errors if the stock ticker example is running when the examples web application is stopped. (markt)
fix 61910: Clarify the meaning of the allowLinking option in the documentation web application. (markt)
add Add OCSP configuration information to the SSL How-To. Patch provided by Marek Czernek. (markt)
fix 62006: Document the new JvmOptions9 command line parameter for tomcat7.exe. (markt)
fix 61312: Prevent NullPointerException when using the statement cache of connection that has been closed. (kfujino)
update Update the internal fork of Commons FileUpload to 6c00d57 (2017-11-23) to pick up some code clean-up. (markt)
update Update the internal fork of Commons Codec to r1817136 to pick up some code clean-up. (markt)
fix The native source bundles (for Commons Daemon and Tomcat Native) are no longer copied to the bin directory for the deploy target. They are now only copied to the bin directory for the release target. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.83 (violetagg)not released
add When running under Java 9 or later, and the urlCacheProtection option of the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener is enabled, use the API added in Java 9 to only disable the caching for JAR URL connections. (markt)
fix 61581: Fix possible SecurityException when using the APR/native connector with a SecurityManager. (markt)
fix 61597: Extend the StandardJarScanner to scan JARs on the module path when running on Java 9 and class path scanning is enabled. (markt)
fix Fix the JMX descriptor for Wrapper.findInitParameter(). (rjung)
fix 61601: Add support for multi-release JARs in JAR scanning and web application class loading. (markt)
fix Revert the change from 7.0.80 that called ServletResponse.setLocale() if the Content-Language HTTP header was set directly. (markt)
add Provide the SessionInitializerFilter that can be used to ensure that an HTTP session exists when initiating a WebSocket connection. Patch provided by isapir. (markt)
fix Avoid a possible NullPointerException when timing out AsyncContext instances during shut down. (markt)
fix 57870: When running on Java 7 or later, take advantage of the new syncFlush parameter when constructing a GZIPOutputStream rather than using the custom FlushableGZIPOutputStream implementation as a work-around. (markt)
fix 61736: Improve performance of NIO connector when clients leave large time gaps between network packets. Patch provided by Zilong Song. (markt)
add Enable Jasper to compile JSPs for Java 9. In addition to configuring the JSP servlet with for Java 9 via the compilerSourceVM and compilerTargetVM, it is necessary to replace ecj-4.4.2.jar with a more recent version that supports Java 9. (markt)
fix 61816: Invalid expressions in attribute values or template text should trigger a translation (compile time) error, not a run time error. (markt)
fix 61604: Add support for authentication in the websocket client. Patch submitted by J Fernandez. (remm)
Web applications
fix 61603: Add XML filtering for the status servlet output where needed. (remm)
fix Correct the description of how the CGI servlet maps a request to a script in the CGI How-To. (markt)
fix Fix incorrect behavior that attempts to resend channel messages more than the actual setting value of maxRetryAttempts. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that the remaining Sender can send channel messages by avoiding unintended ChannelException caused by comparing the number of failed members and the number of remaining Senders. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that remaining SelectionKeys that were not handled by throwing a ChannelException during SelectionKey processing are handled. (kfujino)
fix Improve the fix for 61439 and exclude the JPA, JAX-WS and EJB annotations completely from the Tomcat distributions. (markt)
fix Improve handling of endorsed directories. The endorsed directory mechanism will only be used if the JAVA_ENDORSED_DIRS system property is explicitly set or if $CATALINA_HOME/endorsed exists. When running on Java 9, any such attempted use of the endorsed directory mechanism will trigger an error and Tomcat will fail to start. (rjung)
code Refactoring in preparation for Java 9. Refactor to avoid using some methods that will be deprecated in Java 9 onwards. (markt)
add 51496: When using the Windows installer, check if the requested service name already exists and, if it does, prompt the user to select an alternative service name. Patch provided by Ralph Plawetzki. (markt)
fix Add necessary Java 9 configuration options to the startup scripts to prevent warnings being generated on web application stop. (markt)
fix 61590: Enable service.bat to recognise when JAVA_HOME is configured for a Java 9 JDK. (markt)
fix 61598: Update the Windows installer to search the new (as of Java 9) registry locations when looking for a JRE. (markt)
add Add generation of a SHA-512 hash for release artifacts to the build script. (markt)
fix 61658: Update MIME mappings for fonts to use font/* as per RFC8081. (markt)
update Update the packaged version of the Tomcat Native Library to 1.2.16 to pick up the latest Windows binaries built with APR 1.6.3 and OpenSSL 1.0.2m. (markt)
update Update the NSIS Installer used to build the Windows installer to version 3.02.1. (kkolinko)
update Update the Windows installer to use "The Apache Software Foundation" as the Publisher when Tomcat is displayed in the list of installed applications in Microsoft Windows. (kkolinko)
fix 61803: Remove outdated SSL information from the Security documentation. (remm)
Tomcat 7.0.82 (violetagg)released 2017-10-03
fix 61210: When running under a SecurityManager, do not print a warning about not being able to read a logging configuration file when that file does not exist. (markt)
add 61280: Add RFC 7617 support to the BasicAuthenticator. Note that the default configuration does not change the existing behaviour. (markt)
fix 61452: Fix a copy paste error that caused an UnsupportedEncodingException when using WebDAV. (markt)
fix Correct regression in 7.0.80 that broke the use of relative paths with the extraResourcePaths attribute of a VirtualDirContext. (markt)
add 61489: When using the CGI servlet, make the generation of command line arguments from the query string (as per section 4.4 of RFC 3875) optional. The feature is enabled by default for consistency with previous releases. Based on a patch by jm009. (markt)
fix Correct a regression in 7.0.80 and 7.0.81 that wrapped the DirContext that represented the web application in a ProxyDirContext twice rather than just once. (markt)
fix 61542: Fix CVE-2017-12617 and prevent JSPs from being uploaded via a specially crafted request when HTTP PUT was enabled. (markt)
fix Use the correct path when loading the JVM file for Java 9. (rjung)
fix 61554: Exclude test files in unusual encodings and markdown files intended for display in GitHub from RAT analysis. Patch provided by Chris Thistlethwaite. (markt)
fix 48655: Enable Tomcat to shutdown cleanly when using sendfile, the APR/native connector and a multi-part download is in progress. (markt)
fix 58244: Handle the case when OpenSSL resumes a TLS session using a ticket and the full client certificate chain is not available. In this case the client certificate without the chain will be presented to the application. (markt)
fix Fix random SocketTimeoutExceptions when reading the request InputStream. Based on a patch by Peter Major. (markt)
fix 60900: Avoid a NullPointerException in the APR Poller if a connection is closed at the same time as new data arrives on that connection. (markt)
add Add an option to reject requests that contain HTTP headers with invalid (non-token) header names with a 400 response. (markt)
fix 61491: When using the permessage-deflate extension, correctly handle the sending of empty messages after non-empty messages to avoid the IllegalArgumentException. (markt)
fix To avoid unexpected session timeout notification from backup session, update the access time when receiving the map member notification message. (kfujino)
fix Add member info to the log message when the failure detection check fails in TcpFailureDetector. (kfujino)
fix Avoid Ping timeout until the added map member by receiving MSG_START message is completely started. (kfujino)
fix When sending a channel message, make sure that the Sender has connected. (kfujino)
fix Correct the backup node selection logic that node 0 is returned twice consecutively. (kfujino)
fix Fix race condition of responseMap in RpcChannel. (kfujino)
fix 61391: Ensure that failed queries are logged if the SlowQueryReport interceptor is configured to do so and the connection has been abandoned. Patch provided by Craig Webb. (markt)
fix 61425: Ensure that transaction of idle connection has terminated when the testWhileIdle is set to true and defaultAutoCommit is set to false. Patch provided by WangZheng. (kfujino)
fix 61545: Correctly handle invocations of methods defined in the PooledConnection interface when using pooled XA connections. Patch provided by Nils Winkler. (markt)
fix 61439: Remove the Java Annotation API classes from tomcat-embed-core.jar and package them in a separate JAR in the embedded distribution to provide end users with greater flexibility to handle potential conflicts with the JRE and/or other JARs. (markt)
fix 61441: Improve the detection of JAVA_HOME by the script when running on a platform where Java has been installed from an RPM. (rjung)
update Update the packaged version of the Tomcat Native Library to 1.2.14 to pick up the latest Windows binaries built with APR 1.6.2 and OpenSSL 1.0.2l. (markt)
fix Update fix for 59904 so that values less than zero are accepted instead of throwing a NegativeArraySizeException. (remm)
fix 61563: Correct typos in Spanish translation. Patch provided by Gonzalo Vásquez. (csutherl)
Tomcat 7.0.81 (violetagg)released 2017-08-16
fix Correct regression in 7.0.80 that broke WebDAV. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.80 (violetagg)not released
fix 56785: Avoid NullPointerException if directory exists on the class path that is not readable by the Tomcat user. (markt)
fix Additional permission for deleting files is granted to JULI as it is required by FileHandler when running under a Security Manager. The thread that cleans the log files is marked as daemon thread. (violetagg)
fix 61229: Correct a regression in 7.0.78 that broke WebDAV handling for resources with names that included a & character. (markt)
add If the Content-Language HTTP header is set directly, attempt to determine the Locale from the header value and call ServletResponse.setLocale() with the derived Locale. (markt)
fix 61232: When log rotation is disabled only one separator will be used when generating the log file name. For example if the prefix is catalina. and the suffix is .log then the log file name will be catalina.log instead of catalina..log. Patch provided by Katya Stoycheva. (violetagg)
fix 61253: Add warn message when Digester.updateAttributes throws an exception instead of ignoring it. (csutherl)
fix 61313: Make the read timeout configurable in the JNDIRealm and ensure that a read timeout will result in an attempt to fail over to the alternateURL. Based on patches by Peter Maloney and Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix 61086: Ensure to explicitly signal an empty request body for HTTP 205 responses. Additional fix to r1795278. Based on a patch provided by Alexandr Saperov. (violetagg)
fix 61322: Correct two regressions caused by the fix for 60319 when using BIO with an external Executor. Firstly, use the maxThreads setting from the Executor as the default for maxConnections if none is specified. Secondly, use maxThreads from the Executor when calculating the point at which to disable keep-alive. (markt)
add Add additional logging to record problems that occur while waiting for the NIO pollers to stop during the Connector stop process. (markt)
fix Prevent exceptions being thrown during normal shutdown of NIO connections. This enables TLS connections to close cleanly. (markt)
add 53031: Add support for the fork option when compiling JSPs with the Jasper Ant task and javac. (markt)
add 57767: Add support to the WebSocket client for following redirects when attempting to establish a WebSocket connection. Patch provided by J Fernandez. (markt)
add 52791: Add the ability to set the defaults used by the Windows installer from a configuration file. Patch provided by Sandra Madden. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.79 (violetagg)released 2017-07-01
fix 61101: CORS filter should set Vary header in response. Submitted by Rick Riemer. (remm)
add 61105: Add a new JULI FileHandler configuration for specifying the maximum number of days to keep the log files. (violetagg)
fix Improve the SSLValve so it is able to handle client certificate headers from Nginx. Based on a patch by Lucas Ventura Carro. (markt)
fix 61154: Allow the Manager and Host Manager web applications to start by default when running under a security manager. This was accomplished by adding a custom permission,, that permits an application to use a META-INF/context.xml file and then granting that permission to the Manager and Host Manager. (markt)
fix 61173: Polish the javadoc for o.a.catalina.startup.Tomcat. Patch provided by peterhansson_se. (violetagg)
add A new configuration property crawlerIps is added to the o.a.catalina.valves.CrawlerSessionManagerValve. Using this property one can specify a regular expression that will be used to identify crawlers based on their IP address. Based on a patch provided by Tetradeus. (violetagg)
fix 61180: Log a warning message rather than an information message if it takes more than 100ms to initialised a SecureRandom instance for a web application to use to generate session identifiers. Patch provided by Piotr Chlebda. (markt)
fix 61185: When an asynchronous request is dispatched via AsyncContext.dispatch() ensure that getRequestURI() for the dispatched request matches that of the original request. (markt)
fix 61201: Ensure that the SCRIPT_NAME environment variable for CGI executables is populated in a consistent way regardless of how the CGI servlet is mapped to a request. (markt)
fix 61215: Correctly define addConnectorPort and invalidAuthenticationWhenDeny in the mbean-descriptors.xml file for the org.apache.catalina.valves package so that the attributes are accessible via JMX. (markt)
fix 61086: Explicitly signal an empty request body for HTTP 205 responses. (markt)
fix Revert a change introduced in the fix for bug 60718 that changed the status code recorded in the access log when the client dropped the connection from 200 to 500. (markt)
fix Make asynchronous error handling more robust. In particular ensure that onError() is called for any registered AsyncListeners after an I/O error on a non-container thread. (markt)
fix 44787: Improve error message when JSP compiler configuration options are not valid. (markt)
fix Correct the log message when a MessageHandler for PongMessage does not implement MessageHandler.Whole. (rjung)
fix Improve thread-safety of Futures used to report the result of sending WebSocket messages. (markt)
fix 61183: Correct a regression in the previous fix for 58624 that could trigger a deadlock depending on the locking strategy employed by the client code. (markt)
Web applications
fix Better document the meaning of the trimSpaces option for Jasper. (markt)
fix 61150: Configure the Manager and Host-Manager web applications to permit serialization and deserialization of CRSFPreventionFilter related session objects to avoid warning messages and/or stack traces on web application stop and/or start when running under a security manager. (markt)
add Add JMX support for Tribes components. (kfujino)
add 45832: Add HTTP DIGEST authentication support to the Catalina Ant tasks used to communicate with the Manager application. (markt)
fix 45879: Add the RELEASE-NOTES file to the root of the installation created by the Tomcat installer for Windows to make it easier for users to identify the installed Tomcat version. (markt)
fix 61076: Document the altDDName attribute for the Context element. (markt)
fix 61145: Add missing @Documented annotation to annotations in the annotations API. Patch provided by Katya Todorova. (markt)
fix 61146: Add missing lookup() method to @EJB annotation in the annotations API. Patch provided by Katya Todorova. (markt)
fix Correct typo in Context Container Configuration Reference. Patch provided by Katya Todorova. (violetagg)
Tomcat 7.0.78 (violetagg)released 2017-05-16
add Allow to exclude JUnit test classes using the build property test.exclude and document the property in BUILDING.txt. (rjung)
fix Review those places where Tomcat re-encodes a URI or URI component and ensure that that correct encoding (path differs from query string) is applied and that the encoding is applied consistently. (markt)
fix Use a more reliable mechanism for the DefaultServlet when determining if the current request is for custom error page or not. (markt)
fix Ensure that when the Default or WebDAV servlets process an error dispatch that the error resource is processed via the doGet() method irrespective of the method used for the original request that triggered the error. (markt)
fix If a static custom error page is specified that does not exist or cannot be read, ensure that the intended error status is returned rather than a 404. (markt)
fix When the WebDAV servlet is configured and an error dispatch is made to a custom error page located below WEB-INF, ensure that the target error page is displayed rather than a 404 response. (markt)
add 61047: Add MIME mapping for woff2 fonts in the default web.xml. Patch provided by Justin Williamson. (violetagg)
fix Correct the logic that selects the encoding to use to decode the query string in the SSIServletExternalResolver so that the useBodyEncodingForURI attribute of the Connector is correctly taken into account. (markt)
fix 61072: Respect the documentation statements that allow using the platform default secure random for session id generation. (remm)
fix Correct the javadoc for o.a.c.connector.CoyoteAdapter#parseSessionCookiesId. Patch provided by John Andrew (XUZHOUWANG) via Github. (violetagg)
fix 60925: Improve the handling of access to properties defined by interfaces when a BeanELResolver is used under a SecurityManager. (markt)
fix 61003: Ensure the flags for reading/writing in o.a.t.websocket.AsyncChannelWrapperSecure are correctly reset even if some exceptions occurred during processing. (markt/violetagg)
Web applications
add Document the property test.excludePerformance in BUILDING.txt. (rjung)
add Add documents for maxIdleTime attribute to Channel Receiver docs. (kfujino)
code Refactor the creating a constructor for a proxy class to reduce duplicate code. (kfujino)
fix In StatementFacade, the method call on the statements that have been closed throw SQLException rather than NullPointerException. (kfujino)
fix Correct comments about Java 8 in Jre8Compat. Patch provided by fibbers via Github. (violetagg)
fix 60932: Correctly escape single quotes when used in i18n messages. Based on a patch by Michael Osipov. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.77 (violetagg)released 2017-04-02
add 54618: Add support to the HttpHeaderSecurityFilter for the HSTS preload parameter. (markt)
fix 60911: Ensure NPE will not be thrown when looking for SSL session ID. Based on a patch by Didier Gutacker. (violetagg)
fix When using the NIO2 connector, ensure a WebSocket close frame is processed before the end of stream is processed to ensure that the end of stream is processed correctly. (markt)
fix 60852: Correctly spell compressible when used in configuration attributes and internal code. Based on a patch by Michael Osipov. (markt)
fix Improve sendfile handling when requests are pipelined. (markt)
fix Improve the error handling for simple tags to ensure that the tag is released and destroyed once used. (remm, violetagg)
fix 60844: Correctly handle the error when fewer parameter values than required by the method are used to invoke an EL method expression. Patch provided by Daniel Gray. (markt)
fix 60764: Implement equals() and hashCode() in the StatementFacade in order to enable these methods to be called on the closed statements if any statement proxy is set. This behavior can be changed with useStatementFacade attribute. (kfujino)
Tomcat 7.0.76 (markt)released 2017-03-16
code Make it easier for sub-classes of Tomcat to modify the default web.xml settings by over-riding getDefaultWebXmlListener(). Patch provided by Aaron Anderson. (markt)
fix Reduce the contention in the default InstanceManager implementation when multiple threads are managing objects and need to reference the annotation cache. (markt)
code 60674: Remove final marker from CorsFilter to enable sub-classing. (markt)
fix 60683: Security manager failure causing NPEs when doing IO on some JVMs. (csutherl)
fix 60688: Update the internal fork of Apache Commons BCEL to r1782855 to add early access Java 9 support to the annotation scanning code. (markt)
fix 60718: Improve error handling for asynchronous processing and correct a number of cases where the requestDestroyed() event was not being fired and an entry wasn't being made in the access logs. (markt)
fix 60808: Ensure that the Map returned by ServletRequest.getParameterMap() is fully immutable. Based on a patch provided by woosan. (markt)
fix 60824: Correctly cache the Subject in the session - if there is a session - when running under a SecurityManager. Patch provided by Jan Engehausen. (markt)
fix Ensure request and response facades are used when firing application listeners. (markt/remm)
fix When HTTP TRACE requests are disabled on the Connector, ensure that the HTTP OPTIONS response from the WebDAV servlet does not include TRACE in the returned Allow header. (markt)
fix Ensure that executor thread pools used with connectors pre-start the configured minimum number of idle threads. (markt)
add 60594: Allow some invalid characters that were recently restricted to be processed in requests by using the system property tomcat.util.http.parser.HttpParser.requestTargetAllow. (csutherl)
fix Refactor code generated for JSPs to reduce the size of the code required for tags. (markt)
add Make the accessTimeout configurable in ClusterSingleSignOn. The accessTimeout is used as a timeout period for PING in replication map. (kfujino)
fix 60806: To avoid ClassNotFoundException, make sure that the web application class loader is passed to ReplicatedContext. (kfujino)
fix 60617: Correctly create a CONNECT request when establishing a WebSocket connection via a proxy. Patch provided by Svetlin Zarev. (markt)
fix Ensure that NoRpcChannelReply messages are not received on RpcCallback. (kfujino)
fix 60722: Take account of the dispatchersUseEncodedPaths setting on the current Context when generating paths for dispatches triggered by AsyncContext.dispatch(). (markt)
fix 60620: Fix configuration of Eclipse projects, broken by introduction of SafeForkJoinWorkerThreadFactory helper class. This class cannot be built with Java 6. (kkolinko)
update Update the packaged version of the Tomcat Native Library to 1.2.12 to pick up the latest Windows binaries built with OpenSSL 1.0.2k. (violetagg)
add 60784: Update all unit tests that test the HTTP status line to check for the required space after the status code. Patch provided by Michael Osipov. (markt)
update Update the NSIS Installer used to build the Windows installer to version 3.01. (markt)
fix Refactor the build script and the NSIS installer script so that either NSIS 2.x or NSIS 3.x can be used to build the installer. This is primarily to re-enable building the installer on the Linux based CI system where the combination of NSIS 3.x and wine leads to failed installer builds. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.75 (violetagg)released 2017-01-24
add Make the accessTimeout configurable in BackupManager. The accessTimeout is used as a timeout period for PING in replication map. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix Ensure the ASF logo image is correctly displayed in docs and host-manager applications. (violetagg)
Tomcat 7.0.74 (violetagg)not released
add 53602: Add HTTP status code 451 (RFC 7725) to the list of HTTP status codes recognised by Tomcat. (markt)
fix Correctly handle the configClass attribute of a Host when embedding Tomcat. (markt)
fix 60379: Dispose of the GSS credential once it is no longer required. Patch provided by Michael Osipov. (markt)
fix 60380: Ensure that a call to HttpServletRequest#logout() triggers a call to TomcatPrincipal#logout(). Based on a patch by Michael Osipov. (markt)
fix 60387: Correct the javadoc for o.a.catalina.AccessLog.setRequestAttributesEnabled. The default value is different for the different implementations. (violetagg)
code 60393: Use consistent parameter naming in implementations of Realm#authenticate(GSSContext, boolean). (markt)
fix 60395: Log when an Authenticator passes an incomplete GSSContext to a Realm since it indicates a bug in the Authenticator. Patch provided by Michael Osipov. (markt)
update Update the warnings that reference required options for running on Java 9 to use the latest syntax for those options. (markt)
fix 60513: Fix thread safety issue with RMI cleanup code. (remm)
add 60620: Extend the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener to provide protection against ForkJoinPool.commonPool() related memory leaks. (markt)
fix Ensure that the endpoint is able to unlock the acceptor thread during shutdown if the endpoint is configured to listen to any local address of a specific type such as or ::. (markt)
fix Ensure sendfile is enabled by default for APR. (markt)
fix Prevent read time out when the file is deleted while serving the response. The issue was observed only with APR Connector and sendfile enabled. (violetagg)
fix Improve the logic that selects an address to use to unlock the Acceptor to take account of platforms what do not listen on all local addresses when configured with an address of or ::. (markt)
fix 60409: When unable to complete sendfile request, ensure the Processor will be added to the cache only once. (markt/violetagg)
add 44294: Add support for varargs in UEL expressions. (markt)
fix 60356: Fix pre-compilation of JSPs that depend on nested tag files packaged in a JAR. (markt)
fix 60431: Improve handling of varargs in UEL expressions. Based on a patch by Ben Wolfe. (markt)
fix 60497: Restore previous tag reuse behavior following the use of try/finally. (remm)
fix Improve the error handling for simple tags to ensure that the tag is released and destroyed once used. (remm)
fix 60497: Follow up fix using a better variable name for the tag reuse flag. (remm)
fix Revert use of try/finally for simple tags. (remm)
Web applications
fix Correct a typo in Host Configuration Reference. Issue reported via (violetagg)
add In the documentation web application, be explicit that clustering requires a secure network for all of the cluster network traffic. (markt)
update Update the ASF logos to the new versions.
fix Reduce the warning logs for a message received from a different domain in order to avoid excessive log outputs. (kfujino)
add Add log message that PING message has received beyond the timeout period. (kfujino)
fix When a PING message that beyond the time-out period has been received, make sure that valid member is added to the map membership. (kfujino)
fix 60437: Avoid possible handshake overflows in the websocket client. (remm)
add 58816: Implement the statistics of jdbc-pool. The stats infos are borrowedCount, returnedCount, createdCount, releasedCount, reconnectedCount, releasedIdleCount and removeAbandonedCount. (kfujino)
fix 60194: If validationQuery is not specified, connection validation is done by calling the isValid() method. (kfujino)
fix 60398: Fix testcase of TestSlowQueryReport. (kfujino)
add Enable reset the statistics without restarting the pool. (kfujino)
fix 60366: Change catalina.bat to use directly LOGGING_MANAGER and LOGGING_CONFIG variables in order to configure logging, instead of modifying JAVA_OPTS. Patch provided by Petter Isberg. (violetagg)
add New property is added test.verbose in order to control whether the output of the tests is displayed on the console or not. Patch provided by Emmanuel Bourg. (violetagg)
update Update the ASF logos used in the Apache Tomcat installer for Windows to use the new versions.
fix Spelling corrections provided by Josh Soref. (violetagg)
Tomcat 7.0.73 (violetagg)released 2016-11-14
fix 60117: Ensure that the name of LogLevel is localized when using OneLineFormatter. Patch provided by Tatsuya Bessho. (kfujino)
add 60151: Improve the exception error messages when a ResourceLink fails to specify the type, specifies an unknown type or specifies the wrong type. (markt)
fix 60167: Ignore empty lines in /etc/passwd files when using the PasswdUserDatabase. (markt)
fix Improve the access checks for linked global resources to handle the case where the current class loader is a child of the web application class loader. (markt)
fix 60199: Log a warning if deserialization issues prevent a session attribute from being loaded. (markt)
fix Correctly test for control characters when reading the provided shutdown password. (markt)
fix When configuring the JMX remote listener, specify the allowed types for the credentials. (markt)
fix 60123: Avoid potential threading issues that could cause excessively large vales to be returned for the processing time of a current request. (markt)
fix 60174: Log instances of HeadersTooLargeException during request processing. (markt)
fix Correct the HTTP header parser so that DEL is not treated as a valid token character. (markt)
fix 60319: When using an Executor, disconnect it from the Connector attributes maxThreads, minSpareThreads and threadPriority to enable the configuration settings to be consistently reported. These Connector attributes will be reported as -1 when an Executor is in use. The values used by the executor may be set and obtained via the Executor. (markt)
fix If an I/O error occurs during async processing on a non-container thread, ensure that the onError() event is triggered. (markt)
fix Improve detection of I/O errors during async processing on non-container threads and trigger async error handling when they are detected. (markt)
add Add additional checks for valid characters to the HTTP request line parsing so invalid request lines are rejected sooner. (markt)
Web applications
add Add an example of using the classesToInitialize attribute of the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener to the documentation web application. Based on a patch by Cris Berneburg. (markt)
fix 60192: Correct a typo in the status output of the Manager application. Patch provided by Radhakrishna Pemmasani. (markt)
fix Correct a typo in HTTP Connector How-To. Issue reported via (violetagg)
fix Fix default value of validationInterval attribute in jdbc-pool. (kfujino)
fix Correct a typo in CGI How-To. Issue reported via (violetagg)
fix 60344: Add a note to BUILDING.txt regarding using the source bundle with the correct line endings. (markt)
fix When the proxy node sends a backup retrieve message, ensure that using the channelSendOptions that has been set rather than the default channelSendOptions. (kfujino)
fix 60099: Ensure that use all method arguments as a cache key when using StatementCache. (kfujino)
fix 60139: Correct Javadocs for PoolConfiguration.getValidationInterval and setValidationInterval. Reported by Phillip Webb. (kfujino)
add Add documentation to the bin/catalina.bat script to remind users that environment variables don't affect the configuration of Tomcat when run as a Windows Service. Based upon a documentation patch by James H.H. Lampert. (schultz)
Tomcat 7.0.72 (violetagg)released 2016-09-19
fix Ensure Digester.useContextClassLoader is considered in case the class loader is used. (violetagg)
fix 60101: Remove preloading of the class that was deleted. (violetagg)
fix Notify jmx when returning the connection that has been marked suspect. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that the POOL_EMPTY notification has been added to the jmx notification types. (kfujino)
update Update the packaged version of the Tomcat Native Library to 1.2.10 to pick up the latest Windows binaries built with OpenSSL 1.0.2j. (markt)
update 61599: Update to Commons Daemon 1.1.0 for improved Java 9 support. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.71 (violetagg)not released
fix 57705: Add debug logging for requests denied by the remote host and remote address valves and filters. Based on a patch by Graham Leggett. (markt)
update Change the default of the sessionCookiePathUsesTrailingSlash attribute of the Context element to false since the problems caused when a Servlet is mapped to /* are more significant than the security risk of not enabling this option by default. (markt)
fix 59708: Modify the LockOutRealm logic. Valid authentication attempts during the lock out period will no longer reset the lock out timer to zero. (markt)
fix Improve error handling around user code prior to calling InstanceManager.destroy() to ensure that the method is executed. (markt)
fix Ensure that reading the singleThreadModel attribute of a StandardWrapper via JMX does not trigger initialisation of the associated servlet. With some frameworks this can trigger an unexpected initialisation thread and if initilisation is not thread-safe the initialisation can then fail. (markt)
fix By default, treat paths used to obtain a request dispatcher as encoded. This behaviour can be changed per web application via the dispatchersUseEncodedPaths attribute of the Context. (markt)
fix 59839: Apply roleSearchAsUser to all nested searches in JNDIRealm. (fschumacher)
add Provide a mechanism that enables the container to check if a component (typically a web application) has been granted a given permission when running under a SecurityManager without the current execution stack having to have passed through the component. Use this new mechanism to extend SecurityManager protection to the system property replacement feature of the digester. (markt)
add When retrieving an object via a ResourceLink, ensure that the object obtained is of the expected type. (markt)
fix 59866: When scanning WEB-INF/classes for annotations, don't scan the contents of WEB-INF/classes/META-INF (if present) since classes will never be loaded from that location. (markt)
fix 59912: Fix an edge case in input stream handling where an IOException could be thrown when reading a POST body. (markt)
fix 59966: Do not start the web application if the error page configuration in web.xml is invalid. (markt)
fix Switch the CGI servlet to the standard logging mechanism and remove support for the debug attribute. (markt)
add Add a new initialisation parameter, envHttpHeaders, to the CGI Servlet to mitigate httpoxy (CVE-2016-5388) by default and to provide a mechanism that can be used to mitigate any future, similar issues. (markt)
add When adding and removing ResourceLinks dynamically, ensure that the global resource is only visible via the ResourceLinkFactory when it is meant to be. (markt)
fix 60008: When processing CORs requests, treat any origin with a URI scheme of file as a valid origin. (markt)
fix Improve handling of exceptions during a Lifecycle events triggered by a state transition. The exception is now caught and the component is now placed into the FAILED state. (markt)
fix Fix a file descriptor leak when reading the global web.xml. (markt)
fix 60041: Better error message if a JAR is deleted while a web application is running. Note: Deleting a JAR while the application is running is not supported and errors are expected. Based on a patch by gehui. (markt)
fix Improve error handling around user code prior to calling InstanceManager.destroy() to ensure that the method is executed. (markt)
fix 59904: Add a limit (default 200) for the number of cookies allowed per request. Based on a patch by gehui. (markt)
fix Make timing attacks against the Realm implementations harder. (schultz)
add Refactor the code that implements the requirement that a call to complete() or dispatch() made from a non-container thread before the container initiated thread that called startAsync() completes must be delayed until the container initiated thread has completed. Rather than implementing this by blocking the non-container thread, extend the internal state machine to track this. This removes the possibility that blocking the non-container thread could trigger a deadlock. (markt)
fix Improve error handling around user code prior to calling InstanceManager.destroy() to ensure that the method is executed. (markt)
fix Improve the error handling for custom tags to ensure that the tag is returned to the pool or released and destroyed once used. (markt)
fix Fixed StringIndexOutOfBoundsException. Based on a patch provided by wuwen via Github. (violetagg)
fix Improve error handling around user code prior to calling InstanceManager.destroy() to ensure that the method is executed. (markt)
fix 59868: Clarify the documentation for the Manager web application to make clearer that the host name and IP address in the server section are the primary host name and IP address. (markt)
fix 59908: Ensure that a reason phrase is included in the close message if a session is closed due to a timeout. (markt)
Web Applications
fix Do not log an additional case of IOExceptions in the error handler for the Drawboard WebSocket example when the root cause is the client disconnecting since the logs add no value. (markt)
fix 59642: Mention the localDataSource in the DataSourceRealm section of the Realm How-To. (markt)
fix Follow-up to the fix for 59399. Ensure that the new attribute transportGuaranteeRedirectStatus is documented for all Realms. Also document the NullRealm and when it is automatically created for an Engine. (markt)
fix MBeans Descriptors How-To is moved to mbeans-descriptors-howto.html. Patch provided by Radoslav Husar. (violetagg)
fix 60034: Correct a typo in the Manager How-To page of the documentation web application. (markt)
add Add log message when the ping has timed-out. (kfujino)
fix If the ping message has been received at the AbstractReplicatedMap#leftOver method, ensure that notify the member is alive than ignore it. (kfujino)
fix Fix the duplicated connection release when connection verification failed. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that do not remove the abandoned connection that has been already released. (kfujino)
fix In order to avoid the unintended skip of PoolCleaner, remove the check code of the execution interval in the task that has been scheduled. (kfujino)
fix 59849: Ensure that the connection verification is executed by initSQL (if required) if the borrowing PooledConnection has not been initialized. (kfujino)
fix 59850: Ensure that the ResultSet is closed when enabling the StatementCache interceptor. (kfujino)
fix 59923: Reduce the default value of validationInterval in order to avoid the potential issue that continues to return an invalid connection after database restart. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that the ResultSet is returned as Proxy object when enabling the StatementDecoratorInterceptor. (kfujino)
fix 60043: Ensure that the suspectTimeout works without removing connection when the removeAbandoned is disabled. (kfujino)
fix Add log message of when returning the connection that has been marked suspect. (kfujino)
fix Correct Javadoc for ConnectionPool.suspect(). Based on a patch by Yahya Cahyadi. (markt)
add Use the mirror network rather than the ASF master site to download the current ASF dependencies. (markt)
update Update the packaged version of the Tomcat Native Library to 1.2.8 to pick up the latest fixes and make 1.2.8 the minimum recommended version. (markt)
fix Fixed typos in mbeans-descriptors.xml files. (violetagg)
update Update the internal fork of Commons BCEL to r1757132 to align with the BCEL 6 release. (markt)
update Update the internal fork of Commons Codec to r1757174. Code formatting changes only. (markt)
update Update the internal fork of Commons FileUpload to afdedc9. This pulls in a fix to improve the performance with large multipart boundaries. (markt)
fix Update the download location for Objenesis. (violetagg)
Tomcat 7.0.70 (violetagg)released 2016-06-20
fix 59219: Ensure AsyncListener.onError() is called if an Exception is thrown during async processing. (markt)
fix 59220: Ensure that AsyncListener.onComplete() is called if the async request times out and the response is already committed. (markt)
fix 59261: ServletRequest.getAsyncContext() now throws an IllegalStateException as required by the Servlet specification if the request is not in asynchronous mode when called. (markt)
fix 59310: Do not add a Content-Length: 0 header for custom responses to HEAD requests that do not set a Content-Length value. (markt)
fix When normalizing paths, improve the handling when paths end with /. or /.. and ensure that input and output are consistent with respect to whether or not they end with /. (markt)
fix 59317: Ensure that HttpServletRequest.getRequestURI() returns an encoded URI rather than a decoded URI after a dispatch. (markt)
fix Ensure that the value for the header X-Frame-Options is constructed correctly according to the specification when ALLOW-FROM option is used. (violetagg)
add 59399: Add a new option to the Realm implementations that ship with Tomcat that allows the HTTP status code used for HTTP -> HTTPS redirects to be controlled per Realm. (markt)
fix 59449: In ContainerBase, ensure that the process to remove a child container is the reverse of the process to add one. Patch provided by Huxing Zhang. (markt)
fix RMI Target related memory leaks are avoidable which makes them an application bug that needs to be fixed rather than a JRE bug to work around. Therefore, start logging RMI Target related memory leaks on web application stop. Add an option that controls if the check for these leaks is made. Log a warning if running on Java 9 with this check enabled but without the command line option it requires. (markt)
fix Fix a potential concurrency issue with the web application class loader and concurrent reads and writes of the resource cache. (markt)
fix 59619: Within the web application class loader, always use path as the key for the resource cache to improve the hit ratio. This also fixes a problem exposed by the fix for 56777 that enabled file based configuration resources to be loaded from the class path. (markt)
fix Fix error message when failed to register MBean. (kfujino)
fix 58970: Fix a connection counting bug in the NIO connector that meant some dropped connections were not removed from the current connection count. (markt)
fix 59289: Do not recycle upgrade processors in unexpected close situations. (remm)
fix Ensure that requests with HTTP method names that are not tokens (as required by RFC 7231) are rejected with a 400 response. (markt)
fix When an asynchronous request is processed by the AJP connector, ensure that request processing has fully completed before starting the next request. (markt)
fix If an async dispatch results in the completion of request processing, ensure that any remaining request body is swallowed before starting the processing of the next request else the remaining body may be read as the start of the next request leading to a 400 response. (markt)
fix Fix a memory leak in the expression language implementation that caused the class loader of the first web application to use expressions to be pinned in memory. (markt)
fix 59654: Enforce the requirements of section 7.3.1 of the JSP specification regarding the permitted locations for TLD files. Patch provided by Huxing Zhang. (markt)
fix Ensure that a client disconnection triggers the error handling for the associated WebSocket end point. (markt)
Web Applications
fix Correct a typo in SSL/TLS Configuration How-To. Issue reported via (violetagg)
fix 58891: Update the SSL how-to. Based on a suggestion by Alexander Kjäll. (markt)
fix Fix potential NPE that depends on the setting order of attributes of static member when using the static cluster. (kfujino)
add Add get/set method for the channel that is related to ChannelInterceptorBase. (kfujino)
fix As with the multicast cluster environment, in the static cluster environment, the local member inherits properties from the cluster receiver. (kfujino)
add Add get/set method for the channel that is related to each Channel services. (kfujino)
add Add name to channel in order to identify channels. In tomcat cluster environment, it is set the cluster name + "-Channel" as default value. (kfujino)
add Add the channel name to the thread which is invoked by channel services in order to identify the associated channel. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that clear the channel instance from channel services when stopping channel. (kfujino)
add Implement map state in the replication map. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that the ping is not executed during the start/stop of the replication map. (kfujino)
fix In ping processing in the replication map, send not the INIT message but the newly introduced PING message. (kfujino)
fix Fix a memory leak with the pool cleaner thread that retained a reference to the web application class loader for the first web application to use a connection pool. (markt)
update Update the packaged version of the Tomcat Native Library to 1.2.7 to pick up the Windows binaries that are based on OpenSSL 1.0.2h and APR 1.5.2. (violetagg/markt)
update Remove native code (Windows Service Wrapper, APR/native connector) support for Windows Itanium. (markt)
update Update the internal fork of Commons File Upload to r1743698 (1.3.1 plus additional fixes). (markt)
fix 58626: Add support for a new environment variable (USE_NOHUP) that causes nohup to be used when starting Tomcat. It is disabled by default except on HP-UX where it is enabled by default since it is required when starting Tomcat at boot on HP-UX. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.69 (violetagg)released 2016-04-15
fix Fix the type of InstanceManager attribute of mbean definition of StandardContext. (kfujino)
add 58351: Make the server build date and server version number accessible via JMX. Patch provided by Huxing Zhang. (markt)
fix 59001: Correctly handle the case when Tomcat is installed on a path where one of the segments ends in an exclamation mark. (markt)
fix Expand the fix for 59001 to cover the special sequences used in Tomcat's custom jar:war: URLs. (markt)
fix 59043: Avoid warning while expiring sessions associated with a single sign on if HttpServletRequest.logout() is used. (markt)
fix 59054: Ensure that using the CrawlerSessionManagerValve in a distributed environment does not trigger an error when the Valve registers itself in the session. (markt)
add Log a warning message if a user tries to configure the default session timeout via the deprecated (and ignored) Manager.setMaxInactiveInterval() method. (markt)
fix Correct a regression introduced in 7.0.68 where the deprecated Manager.getMaxInactiveInterval() method returned the current default session timeout in minutes rather than seconds. (markt)
fix When a Host is configured with an appBase that does not exist, create the appBase before trying to expand an external WAR file into it. (markt)
fix 59115: When using the Servlet 3.0 file upload, the submitted file name may be provided as a token or a quoted-string. If a quoted-string, unquote the string before returning it to the user. (markt)
fix 59123: Close NamingEnumeration objects used by the JNDIRealm once they are no longer required. (fschumacher/markt)
fix 59138: Correct a false positive warning for ThreadLocal related memory leaks when the key class but not the value class has been loaded by the web application class loader. (markt)
fix 59145: Don't log an invalid warning when a user logs out of a session associated with SSO. (markt)
fix 59151: Fix a regression in the fix for 56917 that added additional (and arguably unnecessary) validation to the provided redirect location. (markt)
fix 59206: Ensure NPE will not be thrown by o.a.tomcat.util.file.ConfigFileLoader when catalina.base is not specified. (violetagg)
fix 59213: Async dispatches should be based off a wrapped request. (remm)
fix 59217: Remove duplication in the recycling of the path in o.a.tomcat.util.http.ServerCookie. Patch is provided by Kyohei Nakamura. (violetagg)
fix Ensure that javax.servlet.ServletRequest and javax.servlet.ServletResponse provided during javax.servlet.AsyncListener registration are made available via javax.servlet.AsyncEvent.getSuppliedRequest and javax.servlet.AsyncEvent.getSuppliedResponse (violetagg)
fix Clarify the log message that specifying both urlPatterns and value attributes in WebServlet and WebFilter annotations is not allowed. (violetagg)
fix Ensure the exceptions caused by Valves will be available in the log files so that they can be evaluated when o.a.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.showReport is disabled. Patch is provided by Svetlin Zarev. (violetagg)
fix 59247: Preload ResourceEntry as a workaround for security manager issues on some JVMs. (kkolinko/remm)
fix 59269: Correct the implementation of PersistentManagerBase so that minIdleSwap functions as designed and sessions are swapped out to keep the active session count below maxActiveSessions. (markt)
fix 58646: Correct a problem with sendfile that resulted in a Processor being added to the cache twice leading to broken responses. (markt)
fix 59015: Fix potential cause of endless APR Poller loop during shutdown if the Poller experiences an error during the shutdown process. (markt)
fix Limit the default TLS ciphers for JSSE (BIO, NIO) and OpenSSL (APR) to those currently considered secure. (markt)
add Add a new environment variable JSSE_OPTS that is intended to be used to pass JVM wide configuration to the JSSE implementation. The default value is -Djdk.tls.ephemeralDHKeySize=2048 which protects against weak Diffie-Hellman keys. (markt)
fix 59014: Ensure that a WebSocket close message can be sent after a close message has been received. (markt)
fix Correctly handle compression of partial messages when the final message fragment has a zero length payload. (markt)
add Extend the WebSocket programmatic echo endpoint provided in the examples to handle binary messages and also partial messages. This aligns the code with Tomcat 8 and makes it easier to run the Autobahn testsuite against the WebSocket implementation. (markt)
fix 59119: Correct read logic for WebSocket client when using secure connections. (markt)
fix 59134: Correct client connect logic for secure connections made through a proxy. (markt)
fix 59189: Explicitly release the native memory held by the Inflater and Deflater when using PerMessageDeflate and the WebSocket session ends. Based on a patch by Henrik Olsson. (markt)
Web Applications
fix Correct the description of the ServletRequest.getServerPort() in Proxy How-To. Issue reported via (violetagg)
fix Fix a potential indefinite wait in the Comet Chat servlet in the examples web application. (markt)
fix 59229: Fix error in HTTP docs and make clear the the HTTP NIO connector uses non-blocking I/O to read the HTTP request headers. (markt)
fix Update in the documentation the link to the maven repository where Tomcat snapshot artifacts are deployed. (markt/violetagg)
fix Clarify in the documentation that calls to ServletContext.log(String, Throwable) or GenericServlet.log(String, Throwable) are logged at the SEVERE level. (violetagg)
fix If promoting a proxy node to a primary node when getting a session, notify the change of the new primary node to the original backup node. (kfujino)
fix Avoid NPE when a proxy node failed to retrieve a backup entry. (kfujino)
add Add log of when received an unexpected messages. (kfujino)
add Add the flag indicating that member is a localMember. (kfujino)
fix 58283: Change the default download location for libraries during the build process from /usr/share/java to ${user.home}/tomcat-build-libs. Patch provided by Ahmed Hosni. (markt)
fix 59031: When using the Windows uninstaller, do not remove the contents of any directories that have been symlinked into the Tomcat directory structure. (markt)
update Modify the default tomcat-users.xml file to make it harder for users to configure the entries intended for use with the examples web application for the Manager application. (markt)
fix 59211: Add hamcrest to Eclipse classpath. Patch is provided by Huxing Zhang. (violetagg)
update 59280: Update the NSIS Installer used to build the Windows Installers to version 2.51. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.68 (violetagg)released 2016-02-16
add Allow to configure multiple JUnit test class patterns with the build property and document the property in BUILDING.txt. (rjung)
fix Correct implementation of validateClientProvidedNewSessionId so client provided session IDs may be rejected if validation is enabled. (markt)
fix 56785: Avoid NullPointerException if directory exists on the class path that is not readable by the Tomcat user. (kkolinko)
fix 57906: Suppress WebappClassLoader log messages when running with a security manager on Java 6, caused by java.beans.Introspector.findExplicitBeanInfo() calls during evaluation of EL expressions. (kkolinko)
fix 58692: Make StandardJarScanner more robust. Log a warning if a class path entry cannot be scanned rather than triggering the failure of the web application. (markt)
fix 58701: Reset the instanceInitialized field in StandardWrapper when unloading a Servlet so that a new instance may be correctly initialized. (markt)
fix 58702: Ensure an access log entry is generated if the client aborts the connection. (markt)
fix Fixed various issues reported by Findbugs. (violetagg)
fix 58735: Add support for the X-XSS-Protection header to the HttpHeaderSecurityFilter. Patch provided by Jacopo Cappellato. (markt)
fix 58751: Correctly handle the case where an AsyncListener dispatches to a Servlet on an asynchronous timeout and the Servlet uses sendError() to trigger an error page. Includes a test case based on code provided by Andy Wilkinson.(markt)
fix 58765: Change default for mapperContextRootRedirectEnabled to true since this is required for correct session management because of the default for sessionCookiePathUsesTrailingSlash. (markt)
fix Add the StatusManagerServlet to the list of Servlets that can only be loaded by privileged applications. (markt)
fix Simplify code and fix messages in org.apache.catalina.core.DefaultInstanceManager class. (kkolinko)
fix Ensure that the proper file encoding if specified will be used when a readme file is served by DefaultServlet. (violetagg)
fix Fix declaration of localPort attribute of Connector MBean: it is read-only. (kkolinko)
fix 58766: Make skipping non-class files during annotation scanning faster by checking the file name first. Improve debug logging. (kkolinko)
fix 58768: Log a warning if a redirect fails because of an invalid location. (markt)
fix 58836: Correctly merge query string parameters when processing a forwarded request where the target includes a query string that contains a parameter with no value. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Make sure that shared Digester is reset in an unlikely error case in HostConfig.deployWAR(). (kkolinko)
fix Fix a potential JDBC resource leak in DataSourceRealm. (schultz)
fix 58900: Correctly undeploy symlinked resources and prevent an infinite cycle of deploy / undeploy. (markt)
fix Protect initialization of ResourceLinkFactory when running with a SecurityManager. (kkolinko)
add Extend the feature available in the cluster session manager implementations that enables session attribute replication to be filtered based on attribute name to all session manager implementations. Note that configuration attribute name has changed from sessionAttributeFilter to sessionAttributeNameFilter. Apply the filter on load as well as unload to ensure that configuration changes made while the web application is stopped are applied to any persisted data. (markt)
add Extend the session attribute filtering options to include filtering based on the implementation class of the value and optional WARN level logging if an attribute is filtered. These options are available for all of the Manager implementations that ship with Tomcat. When a SecurityManager is used filtering will be enabled by default. (markt)
fix 58905: Ensure that Tomcat.silence() silences the correct logger and respects the current setting. (markt)
fix 58946: Ensure that the request parameter map remains immutable when processing via a RequestDispatcher. (markt)
add New configuration option ajpFlush for the AJP connectors to disable the sending of AJP flush packets. (rjung)
fix Fix handling of missing messages in org.apache.el.util.MessageFactory. (violetagg)
fix Ignore engineOptionsClass and scratchdir when running under a security manager. (markt)
fix In order to avoid that the heartbeat thread and the background thread to run Channel.heartbeat simultaneously, if heartbeatBackgroundEnabled of SimpleTcpCluster set to true, ensure that the heartbeat thread does not start. (kfujino)
fix 57489: Ensure onClose() is called when a WebSocket connection is closed even if the sending of the close message fails. Includes test cases by Barry Coughlan. (markt)
fix Fix a timing issue on session close that could result in an exception being thrown for an incomplete message even through the message was completed. (markt)
Web Applications
fix Correct some typos in the JNDI resources How-To. (markt)
fix Don't create sessions unnecessarily in the Manager application. (markt)
fix Don't create sessions unnecessarily in the Host Manager application. (markt)
fix 58723: Clarify documentation and error messages for the text interface of the manager to make clear that version must be used with path when referencing contexts deployed using parallel deployment. (markt)
fix Correct an error in the documentation of the expected behaviour for automatic deployment. If a WAR is updated and an expanded directory is present, the directory will always be deleted and recreated by expanding the WAR if unpackWARs is true. (markt)
fix 58935: Remove incorrect references in the documentation to using jar:file: URLs with the Manager application. (markt)
fix Add support for the startup notification of local members in the static cluster. (kfujino)
fix Ignore the unnecessary member remove operation from different domain. (kfujino)
fix Add support for the shutdown notification of local members in the static cluster. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that asynchronous session replication thread is a daemon thread. (kfujino)
update Update the NSIS Installer used to build the Windows Installers to version 2.50. (markt/kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.67 (violetagg)released 2015-12-10
add 56917: As per RFC7231 (HTTP/1.1), allow HTTP/1.1 and later redirects to use relative URIs. This is controlled by a new attribute useRelativeRedirects on the Context and defaults to true. (markt)
fix 58660: Correct a regression in 7.0.66 caused by the change that moved the redirection for context roots from the Mapper to the Default Servlet. (markt)
fix Fixed potential NPE in HostConfig while deploying an application. Issue reported by coverity scan. (violetagg)
fix 58655: Fix an IllegalStateException when calling HttpServletResponse.sendRedirect() with the RemoteIpFilter. This was caused by trying to correctly generate the absolute URI for the redirect. With the fix for 56917, redirects may now be relative making the sendRedirect() implementation for the RemoteIpFilter much simpler. This also addresses issues where the redirect may not have behaved as expected when redirecting from http to https to from https to http. (markt)
fix 58658: Correct a regression in 7.0.66 that prevented Tomcat from starting on Java 6 unless the WebSocket JARs (that require Java 7) were removed. (markt)
Web Applications
add Add a description of the default value of heartbeatSleeptime attribute and optionCheck attribute in the cluster channel docs. (kfujino)
fix Fix potential NPE in AbstractReplicatedMap.breakdown(). (kfujino)
Tomcat 7.0.66 (violetagg)not released
update 58596: Clarify the description in RUNNING.txt of how environment variables are used. (markt)
fix 34319: Only load those keys in StoreBase.processExpire from JDBCStore, that are old enough, to be expired. Based on a patch by Tom Anderson. (fschumacher)
fix 56777: Allow file based configuration resources (user database, certificate revocation lists, keystores and trust stores) to be configured using URLs as well as files. Back-port provided by Huxing Zhang. (markt/violetagg)
add 57741: Enable the CGI servlet to use the standard error page mechanism. Note that if the CGI servlet's debug init parameter is set to 10 or higher then the standard error page mechanism will be bypassed and a debug response generated by the CGI servlet will be returned instead. (markt)
add 58486: Protect against two further possible memory leaks associated with XML parsing. (markt)
code 58497: Make AbstractHttp11Processor easy to extend. (markt)
fix 58508: Escape role names when generating associated MBeans in case the role name contains characters not permitted in an MBean name. (markt)
fix 58522: Fixed concurrency issue when iterating web application's resources. (violetagg)
fix 58534: Removed repeated conditional tests in o.a.tomcat.websocket.pojo.PojoMethodMapping and Patch provided by Anthony Whitford. (violetagg)
fix 58535: Use Collections.reverseOrder when a reverse ordering is needed. (violetagg)
fix 58537: Some of the inner classes in o.a.catalina.valves.ExtendedAccessLogValve are made static. Patch provided by Anthony Whitford. (violetagg)
fix 58540: Removed unused code from o.a.catalina.connector.Request. Patch provided by Anthony Whitford. (violetagg)
fix 58541, 58544: It is more efficient to call Integer.toString(int) instead of Integer.valueOf(int).toString() when only a string representation of a primitive is needed. Based on a patch provided by Anthony Whitford. (violetagg)
fix 58541, 58547: It is more efficient to call valueOf(...) instead of Number constructor. Based on a patch provided by Anthony Whitford. (violetagg)
fix 58545: In some use cases it is more efficient to use Map.entrySet() instead of Map.keySet() Based on a patch provided by Anthony Whitford. (violetagg)
add Add a new RestCsrfPreventionFilter that provides basic CSRF protection for REST APIs. (violetagg)
fix 58581: If a custom error page fails, fall back to the standard error page rather than throwing an NPE. Based on a patch by Huxing Zhang. (markt)
fix 58582: Combined realm should perform background processing on its sub-realms. Based upon a patch provided by Aidan. (kkolinko)
fix Handle the unlikely case where different versions of a web application are deployed with different session settings. (markt)
add Add a new Context option, enabled by default, that enables an additional check that a client provided session ID is in use in at least one other web application before allowing it to be used as the ID for a new session in the current web application. (markt)
add Add support for DIGEST authentication to the JNDIRealm. Based on a patch by Alexis Hassler. (markt)
fix 58603: Ensure that HttpServletRequest.getRequestURL() returns the correct value when using the RemoteIpFilter. (markt)
fix Ensure that in an embedded Tomcat the logging configuration is not lost during garbage collection. (violetagg)
add Move the functionality that provides redirects for context roots and directories where a trailing / is added from the Mapper to the DefaultServlet. This enables such requests to be processed by any configured Valves and Filters before the redirect is made. This behaviour is configurable via the mapperContextRootRedirectEnabled and mapperDirectoryRedirectEnabled attributes of the Context which may be used to restore the previous behaviour. (markt)
fix 58635: Enable break points to be set within agent code when running Tomcat with a Java agent. Based on a patch by Huxing Zhang. (markt)
fix Add path parameter handling to HttpServletRequest.getContextPath(). This is a follow-up to the fix for 57215. (markt)
fix 57136#c25: Implement a setting that controls what quoting rule is used when parsing EL expressions in attributes on a JSP page (chapter JSP.1.6 of specification). The setting name is quoteAttributeEL and it is configured as initialisation parameter of JSP Servlet (per web application configuration is possible) and as a command line option for JspC. The default value was changed to true, which restores behaviour implemented in Tomcat 7.0.64. It means that attribute quoting is applied on top of EL quoting. This provides better compatibility with older versions of Tomcat and other implementations. (kkolinko)
fix Optimize the session lock range in DeltaManager.requestCompleted. (kfujino)
fix Enable an explicit configuration of local member in the static cluster membership. (kfujino)
fix Fix potential integer overflow in DeltaSession. Reported by coverity scan. (fschumacher)
code Distinguish the handling of the shutdown payload and member verification clearly. When handling shutdown payload, verification completion message is not required. (kfujino)
fix When starting the StaticMembershipInterceptor, StaticMembershipInterceptor checks the required Interceptors. If the required Interceptor does not exist, it issues warning logs. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that the static member is registered to the add suspect list even if the static member that is registered to the remove suspect list has disappeared. (kfujino)
fix Correct the warning log of when the member that is not registered in the membership is detected. (kfujino)
fix When using a static cluster, add the members that have been cached in the membership service to the map members list in order to ensure that the map member is a static member. (kfujino)
fix Use instance manager for server endpoint instances. (remm)
add 55006: The WebSocket client now honors the configuration (using the HTTP type) when establishing WebSocket connections to servers. Based on a patch by Niki Dokovski. (markt)
fix 58624: Correct a thread safety issue that meant that blocking message writes could block indefinitely if the WebSocket connection was closed while a message write was in progress. (markt)
Web applications
add Make it clear in the documentation for the CGI servlet that the debug page is not considered secure and should not be used in production. (markt)
fix The domain attribute of StaticMember is not required but optional. (kfujino)
fix 58631: Correct the continuation character use in the Windows Service How-To page of the documentation web application. (markt)
fix 58489: Correct QueryStatsComparator to hold up the general contract for Comparator. (fschumacher)
fix When creating a QueryStats object, ensure that maxQueries is checked. If maxQueries is a value less than or equal to 0, QueryStats are never created. (kfujino)
fix Fix potential integer overflow in ConnectionPool and PooledConnection. Reported by coverity scan. (fschumacher)
Tomcat 7.0.65 (violetagg)released 2015-10-19
add 57681: Add a web application class loader implementation that supports the parallel loading of web application classes. Use of this feature requires a Java 7 or later JRE. Based on a patch by Huxing Zhang. (markt)
fix 58187: Correct a regression in the fix for 57765 that meant that deployment of web applications deployed via the Manager application was delayed until the next execution of the automatic deployment background process. (markt)
fix 58284: Correctly implement session serialization so non-serializable attributes are skipped with a warning. Patch provided by Andrew Shore. (markt)
fix 58313: Fix concurrent access of encoders map when clearing encoders prior to switch to async. (markt)
fix 58320: Fix concurrent access of request attributes which is possible during asynchronous processing. (markt)
code In preparation for implementing enhancement 57681, replace the use of the StandardClassLoader with URLClassLoader. This removes the server class loader from JMX. (markt)
fix 58352: Always trigger a thread dump if Tomcat fails to stop gracefully from even if using -force. Patch provided by Alexandre Garnier. (markt)
fix 58416: Correctly detect when a forced stop fails to stop Tomcat because the Tomcat process is waiting on some system call or is uninterruptible. (markt)
fix 58436: Fix some rare data races in JULI's ClassLoaderLogManager during shutdown. (markt)
fix Correct some edge cases in RequestUtil.normalize(). (markt)
fix 58275: The IBM JREs accept cipher suite names starting with TLS_ or SSL_ but when listing the supported cipher suites only the SSL_ version is reported. This can break Tomcat's check that at least one requested cipher suite is supported. Tomcat now includes a work-around so either form of the cipher suite name can be used when running on an IBM JRE. (markt)
fix 58357: For reasons not currently understood when the APR/native connector is used with OpenSSL reads can return an error code when there is no apparent error. This was work-around for HTTP upgrade connections by treating this as EAGAIN. The same fix has now been applied to the standard HTTP connector. (markt)
fix 57799: Remove useless sendfile check for NIO SSL. (remm)
fix 57136: Correct a regression in the previous fix for this issue. \${ should only be an escape for ${ within an EL expression. Within a JSP page \$ should be an escape for $. The EL specification applies when parsing the expression delimited by ${ and }. Parsing of the delimiting ${ and } is the responsibility of the JSP specification. (markt)
fix 58296: Fix a memory leak in the JSP unloading feature that meant that using a value other than -1 for maxLoadedJsps triggered a memory leak once the limit was reached. (markt)
fix 58340: Improve error reporting for tag files packaged in JARs. (markt)
fix 58444: Ensure that JSPs work with any custom base class that meets the requirements defined in the JSP specification without requiring that base class to implement Tomcat specific code. (markt)
fix Fix a default clusterListeners in SimpleTcpCluster. The optimal default value is different for each session manager. ClusterSessionListener is never used in BackupManager. (kfujino)
fix Correct log messages in case of using BackupManager. (kfujino)
fix 58342: Fix a copy and paste error that meant MessageHandler removal could fail for binary and pong MessageHandlers. Patch provided by DJ. (markt)
fix 58414: Correctly handle sending zero length messages when using per message deflate. (markt)
Web applications
fix Correct documentation for cluster-howto. (kfujino)
fix Ensure JULI adapters does not include the LogFactoryImpl class. Patch provided by Benjamin Gandon. (markt)
add Add support for configurations of ChannelListener and MembershipListener in server.xml. (kfujino)
fix Correct log messages in case of using ReplicatedMap. (kfujino)
fix Make sure the pool has been properly configured when attributes that related to the pool size are changed via JMX. (kfujino)
Tomcat 7.0.64 (violetagg)released 2015-08-25
add 55317: Facilitate weaving by allowing ClassFileTransformer to be added to WebappClassLoader. Patch by Nick Williams. (markt)
fix 58031: Make the (first) reason parameter parsing failed available as a request attribute and then use it to provide a better status code via the FailedRequstFilter (if configured). (markt)
fix 58086: Ensure that WAR URLs are handled properly when using Apache Ant for web application deployment. (violetagg)
fix 58094: Fix cosmetic error log when using non standard non cacheable resources, like with the empty resources used in some tests. (remm)
fix 58096: Classes loaded from /WEB-INF/classes/ should use that directory as their code base. (markt)
fix Fix possible resource leaks by closing streams properly. Issues reported by Coverity Scan. (violetagg)
fix 58116: Fix a regression in the fix for 57281 that broke Comet support when running under a security manager. Based on a patch provided by Johno Crawford. (markt)
fix 58179: Fix a thread safety issues that could mean concurrent threads setting the same attribute on a ServletContext could both see null as the old value. (markt)
fix 58192: Correct a regression in the previous fix for 58023. Ensure that classes are associated with their manifest even if the class file is first read (and cached) without the manifest. (markt)
fix Fix thread safety issue in the AsyncContext implementation that meant a sequence of start();dispatch(); calls using non-container threads could result in a previous dispatch interfering with a subsequent start. (markt)
fix 57943: Prevent the same socket being added to the cache twice. Patch based on analysis by Ian Luo / Sun Qi. (markt)
fix Add text/javascript,application/javascript to the default list of compressable MIME types. (violetagg)
fix 58103: When pipelining requests, and the previous request was an async request, ensure that the socket is removed from the waiting requests so that the async timeout thread doesn't process it during the next request. (markt)
fix Fix a concurrency issue that meant that a change in socket timeout (e.g. when switching to asynchronous I/O) did not always take effect immediately. (markt)
fix In the AJP and HTTP NIO connectors, ensure that the socket timeout is correctly set before adding the socket back to the poller for read. (markt)
fix 58157: Ensure that the handling of async timeouts does not result in an unnecessary dispatch to a container thread that could result in the current socket being added to the Poller multiple times with multiple attempts to process the same event for the same socket. (markt)
fix Correct a couple of edge cases in RequestUtil.normalize(). (markt)
fix 58110: Like scriptlet sections, declaration sections of JSP pages have a one-to-one mapping of lines to the generated .java file. Use this information to provide more accurate error messages if a compilation error occurs in a declaration section. (markt)
fix 58119: When tags are compiled they must be placed in the org/apache/jsp/tag/web directory. Correct a regression in the fix for 52725. (violetagg)
fix 58178: Expressions in a tag file should use the tag file's PageContext rather than that of the containing page. (markt)
fix 58166: Allow applications to send close codes in the range 3000-4999 inclusive. (markt)
fix 58232: Avoid possible NPE when adding endpoints programmatically to the javax.websocket.server.ServerContainer. Based on a patch provided by bastian.(violetagg)
Web applications
fix Correct the incorrect document of QueryTimeoutInterceptor. The setting value is not in milliseconds but in seconds. (kfujino)
fix 58112: Update the documentation for using the Catalina tasks in an Apache Ant build file. (markt)
fix Improve the Javadoc for some of the APR socket read functions that have inconsistent behaviour for return values. (markt)
add 58255: Document the Semaphore valve. Patch provided by Kyohei Nakamura. (markt)
fix Fix potential NPE in QueryTimeoutInterceptor. (kfujino)
fix Add support for stopping the pool cleaner via JMX. (kfujino)
fix The fairness attribute and ignoreExceptionOnPreLoad attribute do not allow a change via JMX. (kfujino)
fix If the timeBetweenEvictionRunsMillis attribute is changed via jmx, it should restart the pool cleaner because this attribute affects the execution interval of the pool cleaner. (kfujino)
fix Eliminate the dependence on maxActive of busy queues and idle queue in order to enable the expansion of the pool size via JMX. (kfujino)
fix Update sample Eclipse IDE configuration to exclude test/webapp* and similar paths from compiler sourcepath. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.63 (violetagg)released 2015-07-06
fix 57938: Correctly handle empty form fields when a form is submitted as multipart/form-data, the maxPostSize attribute of the Connector has been set to a negative value and the Context has been configured with a value of true for allowCasualMultipartParsing. The meaning of the value zero for the maxPostSize has also been changed to mean a limit of zero rather than no limit to align it with maxSavePostSize and to be more intuitive. (markt)
add 54618: Add a new HttpHeaderSecurityFilter that adds the Strict-Transport-Security, X-Frame-Options and X-Content-Type-Options HTTP headers to the response. (markt)
fix Add a workaround for issues with SPNEGO authentication when running on Java 8 update 40 and later. The workaround should be safe for earlier Java versions but it can be disabled with the applyJava8u40Fix attribute of the SPNEGO authenticator if necessary. (markt)
add 57154: Add support for web applications (Context elements) that do not have a docBase. This is primarily for use when embedding but it also fixes a rare issue when running the unit test. Patch provided by Huxing Zhang. (markt)
fix 57959: Fixed deadlock in org.apache.juli.FileHandler when log is rotated. (violetagg)
fix 57977: Correctly bind and unbind the web application class loader during execution of the PersistentValve. (markt)
fix 58023: Fix potentially excessive memory usage due to unnecessary caching of JAR manifests in the web application class loader. (markt)
fix 57700: Ensure that Container event ADD_CHILD_EVENT will be sent in all cases. (violetagg)
fix Add configuration fields for header names in SSLValve. (remm)
fix 57265: Further fix to address a potential threading issue for NIO when sendfile is used in conjunction with TLS. (markt)
fix 57931: Ensure that TLS connections with the NIO HTTP connector that experience issues during the handshake (e.g. missing or invalid client certificate) are closed cleanly and that the client receives the correct error code rather than simply closing the connection. (markt)
add 57943: Added a work-around to catch ConcurrentModificationExceptions during Poller timeout processing that were causing the Poller thread to stop. The root cause of these exceptions is currently unknown. (markt)
fix Fix possible very long (1000 seconds) timeout with APR/native connector. (markt)
add Support "-" separator in the SSLProtocol configuration of the APR/native connector for protocol exclusion. (rjung)
fix Make sure that stream is closed after using it in DeltaSession.applyDiff(). (kfujino)
add 57676: List conflicting WebSocket endpoint classes when there is a path conflict. Based upon a patch proposed by yangkun. (schultz)
add Extend support for the permessage-deflate extension to the client implementation.
fix 57969: Provide path parameters to POJO via per session javax.websocket.server.ServerEndpointConfig as they vary between different requests. (violetagg)
fix 57974: Session.getOpenSessions should return all sessions associated with a given endpoint instance, rather than all sessions from the endpoint class. (remm)
Web applications
fix 57282: Update request processing sequence diagrams. Updated diagrams provided by Stephen Chen. (markt)
fix 57971: Correct the documentation for the cluster configuration setting recoverySleepTime. (markt)
add 57758: Add document of testOnConnect attribute in jdbc-pool doc. (kfujino)
add Add description of validatorClassName attribute to testXXXX attributes in jdbc-pool docs. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that the state transfer flag is updated to true only when the map states have been transferred correctly from existing map members. (kfujino)
fix Do not set the nodes that failed to replication to the backup nodes. Ensure that the nodes that the data has been successfully replicated are set to the backup node. (kfujino)
fix When failed to replication, rather than all member is handled as a failed member, exclude the failure members from backup members. (kfujino)
fix Refactoring of the removeOldest method in SlowQueryReport to behave as expected. (kfujino)
fix 57783: Fix NullPointerException in SlowQueryReport. To avoid this NPE, Refactor SlowQueryReport#removeOldest and handle the abandoned connection properly. (kfujino)
update Update package renamed Apache Commons BCEL to r1682271 to pick up some some code clean up. (markt)
update Update package renamed Apache Commons File upload to r1682322 to pick up the post 1.3.1 fixes. (markt)
update Update package renamed Apache Commons Codec to r1682326. No functional changes. Javadoc only. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.62 (violetagg)released 2015-05-14
add Allow logging of the remote port in the access log using the format pattern %{remote}p. (rjung)
fix 57765: When checking last modified times as part of the automatic deployment process, account for the fact that File.lastModified() has a resolution of one second to ensure that if a file has been modified within the last second, the latest version of the file is always used. Note that a side-effect of this change is that files with modification times in the future are treated as if they are unmodified. (markt)
fix Align redeploy resource modification checking with reload modification checking so that now, in both cases, a change in modification time rather than an increase in modification time is used to determine if the resource has changed. (markt)
fix Cleanup o.a.tomcat.util.digester.Digester from debug messages that do not give any valuable information. Patch provided by Polina Genova. (violetagg)
fix 57772: When reloading a web application and a directory representing an expanded WAR needs to be deleted, delete the directory after the web application has been stopped rather than before to avoid potential ClassNotFoundExceptions. (markt)
fix 57801: Improve the error message in the start script in case the PID read from the PID file is already owned by a process. (rjung)
fix 57824: Correct a regression in the fix for 57252 that broke request listeners for non-async requests that triggered an error that was handled by the ErrorReportingValve. (markt/violetagg)
fix 57841: Improve error logging during web application start. (markt)
fix 57856: Ensure that any scheme/port changes implemented by the RemoteIpFilter also affect HttpServletResponse.sendRedirect(). (markt)
fix 57896: Support defensive copying of "cookie" header so that unescaping double quotes in a cookie value does not corrupt original value of "cookie" header. This is an opt-in feature, enabled by org.apache.tomcat.util.http.ServerCookie.PRESERVE_COOKIE_HEADER or org.apache.catalina.STRICT_SERVLET_COMPLIANCE system property. (kkolinko)
fix 57779: When an I/O error occurs on a non-container thread only dispatch to a container thread to handle the error if using Servlet 3+ asynchronous processing. This avoids potential deadlocks if an application is performing I/O on a non-container thread without using the Servlet 3+ asynchronous API. (markt)
fix 57833: When using JKS based keystores for NIO, ensure that the key alias is always converted to lower case since that is what JKS key stores expect. Based on a patch by Santosh Giri Govind M. (markt)
fix 57837: Add text/css to the default list of compressable MIME types. (markt)
fix 57845: Ensure that, if the same JSP is accessed directly and via a <jsp-file> declaration in web.xml, updates to the JSP are visible (subject to the normal rules on re-compilation) regardless of how the JSP is accessed. (markt)
fix 57855: Explicitly handle the case where a MethodExpression is invoked with null or the wrong number of parameters. Rather than failing with an ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException or a NullPointerException throw an IllegalArgumentException with a useful error message. (markt)
add Add new attribute that send all actions for session across Tomcat cluster nodes. (kfujino)
fix Remove unused pathname attribute in mbean definition of BackupManager. (kfujino)
fix 57338: Improve the ability of the ClusterSingleSignOn valve to handle nodes being added and removed from the Cluster at run time. (markt)
fix Avoid unnecessary call of DeltaRequest.addSessionListener() in non-primary nodes. (kfujino)
fix 57762: Ensure that the WebSocket client correctly detects when the connection to the server is dropped. (markt)
fix 57776: Revert the 8.0.21 fix for the permessage-deflate implementation and incorrect op-codes since the fix was unnecessary (the bug only affected trunk) and the fix broke rather than fixed permessage-deflate if an uncompressed message was converted into more than one compressed message. (markt)
fix Fix log name typo in WsRemoteEndpointImplServer class, caused by a copy-paste. (markt/kkolinko)
fix 57788: Avoid NPE when looking up a class hierarchy without finding anything. (remm)
add Make WebSocket client more robust when handling errors during the close of a WebSocket session. (markt)
Web applications
add 57759: Add information to the keyAlias documentation to make it clear that the order keys are read from the keystore is implementation dependent. (markt)
fix 57864: Update the documentation web application to make it clearer that hex values are not valid for cluster send options. Based on a patch by Kyohei Nakamura. (markt)
fix Fix a concurrency issue when a backup message that has all session data and a backup message that has diff data are processing at the same time. This fix ensures that MapOwner is set to ReplicatedMapEntry. (kfujino)
fix Clarify the handling of Copy message and Copy nodes. (kfujino)
fix Copy node does not need to send the entry data. It is enough to send only the node information of the entry. (kfujino)
fix ReplicatedMap should send the Copy message when replicating. (kfujino)
fix Fix behavior of ReplicatedMap when member has disappeared. If map entry is primary, rebuild the backup members. If primary node of map entry has disappeared, backup node is promoted to primary. (kfujino)
fix When a map member has been added to ReplicatedMap, make sure to add it to backup nodes list of all other members. (kfujino)
Tomcat 7.0.61 (violetagg)released 2015-04-07
fix 55988: Correct the check used for Java 8 JSSE server-preferred TLS cipher suite ordering. Ensure that SSL parameters are provided to SSLServerSocket and SSLEngine. Patch provided by Ognjen Blagojevic. (violetagg)
fix 57761: Ensure that the opening HTTP request is correctly formatted when the WebSocket client connects to a server root. (remm)
Tomcat 7.0.60 (violetagg)not released
fix Clarify threaded usage of variables by removing volatile marker in NonceInfo. Issue reported by Coverity Scan. (fschumacher)
add 49785: Enable StartTLS connections for JNDIRealm. (fschumacher)
fix 55988: Add support for Java 8 JSSE server-preferred TLS cipher suite ordering. This feature requires Java 8 and is controlled by useServerCipherSuitesOrder attribute on an HTTP connector. Based upon patches provided by Ognjen Blagojevic. (schultz)
add 56438: Add logging that reports when a JAR is scanned for TLDs but nothing is found so that Tomcat may be configured to skip this JAR in future. Based on a patch by VIN. (markt)
fix 56848: Use Locale.forLanguageTag to process Locale headers when running on a Java 7 or later JRE. (markt)
add 57021: Improve logging in AprLifecycleListener and jni.Library when Tomcat-Native DLL fails to load. Based on a patch by Pravallika Peddi. (markt/kkolinko)
fix 57180: Further fixes to support the use of arbitrary HTTP methods with the CORS filter. (markt)
add Warn about problematic setting of appBase. (fschumacher)
fix 57534: CORS Filter should only look at media type component of Content-Type request header. (markt)
fix Ensure that user name checking in the optional SecurityListener is case-insensitive (as documented) and than the case-insensitive comparison is performed using the system default Locale. (markt)
fix When docBase refers internal war and unpackWARs is set to false, avoid registration of the invalid redeploy resource that has been added ".war" extension in duplicate. (kfujino)
fix If WAR exists, it is not necessary to trigger a reload when adding a Directory. (kfujino)
fix 56608: When deploying an external WAR, add watched resources in the expanded directory based on whether the expanded directory is expected to exist rather than if it does exist.
fix When triggering a reload due to a modified watched resource, ensure that multiple changed watched resources only trigger one reload rather than a series of reloads.
fix 57601: Ensure that HEAD requests return the correct content length (i.e. the same as for a GET) when the requested resource includes a resource served by the Default servlet. (jboynes/markt)
fix 57602: Ensure that HEAD requests return the correct content length (i.e. the same as for a GET) when the requested resource includes a resource served by a servlet that extends HttpServlet. (markt)
fix 57621: When an async request completes, ensure that any remaining request body data is swallowed. (markt)
fix 57637: Do not create unnecessary sessions when using PersistentValve. (jboynes/fschumacher)
fix 57645: Correct a regression in the fix for 57190 that incorrectly required the path passed to ServletContext.getContext(String) to be an exact match to a path to an existing context. (markt)
fix Make sure that unpackWAR attribute of Context is handled correctly in HostConfig. (kfujino)
fix When deploying a WAR file that contains a context.xml file and unpackWARs is false ignore any context.xml file that may exist in an expanded directory associated with the WAR. (markt)
fix 57675: Correctly quote strings when using the extended access log. (markt)
fix 57704: Fix potential NPEs during web application start/stop when org.apache.tomcat.InstanceManager is not initialized. (violetagg)
fix Add support for LAST_ACCESS_AT_START system property to SingleSignOn. (kfujino)
fix 57723: Ensure that the Context name and path remain consistent when adding a web application to an embedded Tomcat instance via Tomcat.addWebapp(Host,String,String,String). (markt)
fix 57724: Handle the case in the CORS filter where a user agent includes an origin header for a non-CORS request. (markt)
code Refactor Authenticator implementations to reduce code duplication. (markt)
fix When searching for SCIs o.a.catalina.Context.getParentClassLoader will be used instead of java.lang.ClassLoader.getParent. Thus one can provide the correct parent class loader when running embedded Tomcat in other environments such as OSGi. (violetagg)
fix 57509: Improve length check when writing HTTP/1.1 response headers: reserve space for 4 extra bytes. (kkolinko)
add 57540: Make TLS/SSL protocol available in a new request attribute ( (Note that AJP connectors will require mod_jk 1.2.41 or later, or an as-yet-unknown version of mod_proxy_ajp, or configure the proxy to send the AJP_SSL_PROTOCOL request attribute to Tomcat. Please see the bug comments for details.) Based upon a patch provided by Ralf Hauser. (schultz)
fix 57544: Fix potential infinite loop when preparing a kept alive HTTP connection for the next request. (markt)
fix 57546: Ensure that a dropped network connection does not leave references to the UpgradeProcessor associated with the connection in memory. (markt)
fix 57570: Make the processing of trailer headers with chunked input optional and disabled by default. (markt)
fix When applying the maxSwallowSize limit to a connection read that many bytes first before closing the connection to give the client a chance to read the response. (markt)
fix Prevent an async timeout being processed multiple times for the same socket when running on slow and/or heavily loaded systems. (markt)
fix 57581: Change statistics byte counter in coyote Request object to be long to allow values above 2Gb. (kkolinko)
fix Fix a concurrency issue in the APR Poller that meant it was possible under low load for a socket queued to be added to the Poller not to be added for 10 seconds. (markt)
fix 57638: Avoid an IllegalArgumentException when an AJP request body chunk larger than the socket read buffer is being read. This typically requires a larger than default AJP packetSize. (markt)
fix 57674: Avoid a BufferOverflowException when an AJP response body chunk larger than the socket write buffer is being written. This typically requires a larger than default AJP packetSize. (markt)
code Refactor Connector authentication (only used by AJP) into a separate method. (markt)
add 57708: Implement a new feature for AJP connectors - Tomcat Authorization. If the new tomcatAuthorization attribute is set to true (it is disabled by default) Tomcat will take an authenticated user name from the AJP protocol and use the appropriate Realm for the request to authorize (i.e. add roles) to that user. (markt)
fix Fix an issue that meant that any pipe-lined data read by Tomcat before an asynchronous request completed was lost during the completion of the asynchronous request. This mean that the pipe-lined request(s) would be lost and/or corrupted. (markt)
update Update the minimum recommended version of the Tomcat Native library (if used) to 1.1.33. (markt)
fix 57136: Ensure only \${ and \#{ are treated as escapes for ${ and #{ rather than \$ and \# being treated as escapes for $ and # when processing literal expressions in expression language. (markt)
fix 57148: When coercing an object to a given type and a PropertyEditor has been registered for the type correctly coerce the empty string to null if the PropertyEditor throws an exception. (kkolinko/markt)
fix Remove unnecessary method that always returns true. The domain filtering works on DomainFilterInterceptor. (kfujino)
fix Correct a bug in the permessage-deflate implementation that meant that the incorrect op-codes were used if an uncompressed message was converted into more than one compressed message. (markt)
Web applications
fix Fix possible resource leaks by closing streams properly. Issues reported by Coverity Scan. (fschumacher)
fix 56058: Add links to the AccessLogValve documentation for configuring reverse proxies and/or Tomcat to ensure that the desired information is used entered in the access log when Tomcat is running behind a reverse proxy. (markt)
fix 57503: Make clear that the JULI integration for log4j only works with log4j 1.2.x. (markt)
fix Remove incorrect note from context configuration page in the documentation web application that stated WAR files located outside the appBase were never unpacked. (markt)
update 57644: Update examples to use Apache Standard Taglib 1.2.5. (jboynes)
fix 57683: Ensure that if a client aborts their connection to the stock ticker example (the only way a client can disconnect), the example continues to work for existing and new clients. (markt)
fix Correct the documentation for deployOnStartup to make clear that if a WAR file is updated while Tomcat is stopped and unpackWARs is true, Tomcat will not detect the changed WAR file when it starts and will not replace the unpacked WAR file with the contents of the updated WAR. (markt)
fix 57377: Remove the restriction that prevented the use of SSL when specifying a bind address with the JMXRemoteLifecycleListener. Also enable SSL to be configured for the registry as well as the server. (markt)
fix Make sure that refuse the messages from a different domain in DomainFilterInterceptor. (kfujino)
add Enhance bean factory used for JNDI resources. New attribute forceString allows to support non-standard string argument property setters. (rjung)
fix Fix TestAbstractAjpProcessor unit test failures on Windows. (kkolinko)
fix Guard the digester from MbeansDescriptorsDigesterSource with its own lock object. (fschumacher)
fix 57558: Add missing JAR in Ant task definition required by the validate task. (markt/kkolinko)
add List names of Testsuites that have failed or skipped tests when running tests with Ant. (kkolinko)
fix 57703: Update the http-method definition for web applications using a Servlet 2.5 descriptor as per Servlet 2.5 MR 6. (markt)
update Update to Tomcat Native Library version 1.1.33 to pick up the Windows binaries that are based on OpenSSL 1.0.1m and APR 1.5.1. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.59 (violetagg)released 2015-02-04
fix 57504: Initialize TLD locations cache when creating the ServletContext. (jboynes)
fix Fix a possible deadlock when receiver thread invokes mapMemberAdded() while ping thread invokes memberAlive(). (kfujino)
Tomcat 7.0.58 (violetagg)not released
fix 57173: Revert the fix for 56953 that broke annotation scanning in some cases. (markt)
fix 57178: The CORS filter now treats null as a valid origin that matches *. Patch provided by Gregor Zurowski. (markt)
fix 57180: Do not limit the CORS filter to only accepting requests that use an HTTP method defined in RFC 7231. (markt)
fix 57190: Fix ServletContext.getContext(String) when parallel deployment is used so that the correct ServletContext is returned. (markt)
fix 57208: Prevent NPE in JNDI Realm when no results are found in a directory context for a user with specified user name. Based on a patch provided by Jason McIntosh. (violetagg)
add 57209: Add a new attribute, userSearchAsUser to the JNDI Realm. (markt)
fix 57215: Ensure that the result of calling HttpServletRequest.getContextPath() is neither decoded nor normalized as required by the Servlet specification. (markt)
fix 57216: Improve handling of invalid context paths. A context path should either be an empty string or start with a '/' and do not end with a '/'. Invalid context path are automatically corrected and a warning is logged. The null and "/" values are now correctly changed to "". (markt/kkolinko)
fix Correct message that is logged when load-on-startup servlet fails to load. It was logging a wrong name. (kkolinko)
fix 57239: Correct several message typos. Includes patch by vladk. (kkolinko)
add Make the session id generator extensible by adding a SessionIdGenerator interface, an abstract base class and a standard implementation. (rjung)
add Back-port clarification from Servlet 3.1 specification that during async processing an IllegalStateException should be thrown if getRequest() or getResponse() is called after complete() or dispatch(). (markt)
fix Fix a concurrency issue in async processing. Ensure that a non-container thread can not change the async state until the container thread has completed. (markt)
fix 57252: Provide application configured error pages with a chance to handle an async error before the built-in error reporting. (markt)
fix 57281: Enable non-public Filter and Servlet classes to be configured programmatically via the Servlet 3.0 API and then used without error when running under a SecurityManager. (markt)
fix 57308: Remove unnecessary calls to System.getProperty() where more suitable API calls are available. (markt)
add Add unit tests for RemoteAddrValve and RemoteHostValve. (rjung)
add Allow to configure RemoteAddrValve and RemoteHostValve to adopt behavior depending on the connector port. Implemented by optionally adding the connector port to the string compared with the patterns allow and deny. Configured using addConnectorPort attribute on valve. (rjung)
add Optionally trigger authentication instead of denial in RemoteAddrValve and RemoteHostValve. This only works in combination with preemptiveAuthentication on the application context. Configured using invalidAuthenticationWhenDeny attribute on valve. (rjung)
fix Prevent file descriptors leak and ensure that files are closed after retrieving the last modification time. (violetagg)
fix 57326: Enable AsyncListener implementations to re-register themselves during AsyncListener.onStartAsync. (markt)
fix 57331: Allow ExpiresFilter to use "year" as synonym for "years" in its configuration. (kkolinko)
update Improve SnoopServlet in unit tests. (rjung)
add Add RequestDescriptor class to unit tests. Adjust TestRewriteValve to use RequestDescriptor. (rjung)
update Add more AJP unit tests. (rjung)
fix 57363: Log to stderr if LogManager is unable to read configuration files rather than swallowing the exception silently. (markt)
fix 57420: Make UEncoder a local variable in DirContextURLConnection to make it threadsafe. Based on ideas from kkolinko and violetagg. (fschumacher)
fix 57425: Don't add attributes with null value or name to the replicated context. (fschumacher)
add 57431: Enable usage of custom class for context creation when using embedded tomcat. (fschumacher)
fix 57446: Ensure that ServletContextListeners that have limited access to ServletContext methods are called with the same ServletContext instance for both contextInitialized() and contextDestroyed(). (markt)
fix 57461: When an instance of org.apache.catalina.startup.VersionLoggerListener logs the result of System.getProperty("java.home") don't report it in a manner that makes it look like the JAVA_HOME environment variable. (markt)
fix While closing streams for given resources ensure that if an exception happens it will be handled properly. Issue is reported by Coverity Scan. (violetagg)
fix Change Response to use UEncoder instances with shared safeChars. (fschumacher)
add Allow VersionLoggerListener to log all system properties. This feature is off by default. (kkolinko)
fix 57234: Make SSL protocol filtering to remove insecure protocols case insensitive. (markt)
fix 57265: Fix some potential concurrency issues with sendFile and the NIO connector. (markt)
fix 57324: If the client uses Expect: 100-continue and Tomcat responds with a non-2xx response code, Tomcat also closes the connection. If Tomcat knows the connection is going to be closed when committing the response, Tomcat will now also send the Connection: close response header. (markt)
fix 57340: When using Comet, ensure that Socket and SocketWrapper are only returned to their respective caches once on socket close (it is possible for multiple threads to call close concurrently). (markt)
fix 57446: Ensure that ServletContextListeners that have limited access to ServletContext methods are called with the same ServletContext instance for both contextInitialized() and contextDestroyed(). (markt)
fix CVE-2014-7810: Do not use a privileged code block when evaluating EL expressions when running under a security manager, which allowed to bypass code restrictions. (markt)
fix Fix an issue with BeanELResolver when running under a security manager. Some classes may not be accessible but may have accessible interfaces. (markt)
fix 57316: Fix JspC when directory name contains a character sequence that appears to be URL encoded. (markt)
fix In order to enable define in Cluster element, ClusterSingleSignOn implements ClusterValve. (kfujino)
fix Fix mbean descriptor of ClusterSingleSignOn. (kfujino)
fix 57473: Add sanity check to FarmWebDeployer's WarWatcher to detect suspected incorrect permissions on the watch directory. (schultz)
fix Correct multiple issues with the flushing of batched messages that could lead to duplicate and/or corrupt messages. (markt)
fix Correctly implement headers case insensitivity. (markt/remm)
fix Allow optional use of user extensions. (remm)
fix Allow using partial binary message handlers. (remm)
fix Limit ping/pong message size. (remm)
fix Allow configuration of the time interval for the periodic event. (remm)
fix More accurate annotations processing. (remm)
fix Allow optional default for origin header in the client. (remm)
fix 57490: Make it possible to use Tomcat's WebSocket client within a web application when running under a SecurityManager. Based on a patch by Mikael Sterner. (markt)
add Add some debug logging to the WebSocket session to track session creation and session closure. (markt)
Web applications
fix Update documentation for CGI servlet. Recommend to copy the servlet declaration into web application instead of enabling it globally. Correct documentation for cgiPathPrefix. (kkolinko)
update Improve HTML version of build instructions and align with BUILDING.txt. Document creating second Eclipse project to compile WebSocket classes with Java 7 (ide-eclipse-websocket target added in 7.0.56). (kkolinko)
update Improve Tomcat Manager documentation. Rearrange, add section on HTML GUI, document /expire command and Server Status page. (kkolinko)
fix Fix ambiguity of section links on Valves configuration reference page. (kkolinko)
update 57238: Update information on SSL/TLS on Security and SSL documentation pages. Based on patch by Glen Peterson. (kkolinko)
add 57261: Add vminfo and threaddump commands to Manager application. Implement VminfoTask and ThreaddumpTask Ant tasks. (kkolinko)
fix 57323: Correct display of outdated sessions in sessions count listing in Manager application. (kkolinko)
add Add document of ClusterSingleSignOn. (kfujino)
update Clarify documentation for useBodyEncodingForURI attribute of a connector. (kkolinko)
update When downloading required libraries at build time, use random name for temporary file and automatically create destination directory (base.path). (kkolinko)
update Update optional Checkstyle library to 6.1.1. (kkolinko)
update Simplify setproxy task in build.xml. Taskdef there is not needed since Ant 1.8.2. (kkolinko)
fix Improve Java 7 support in build.xml. Check whether the specified ${java.7.home} is valid. By default use Java that runs Ant (${java.home}) instead of the one found on $PATH to run JUnit tests. (kkolinko)
add 57344: Provide sha1 checksum files for Tomcat downloads. Correct filename patterns for apache-tomcat-*-embed.tar.gz archive to exclude an *.asc file. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.57 (violetagg)released 2014-11-11
add 47919: Extend the information logged when Tomcat starts to optionally log the values of command line arguments (enabled by default) and environment variables (disabled by default). Note that the values added to CATALINA_OPTS and JAVA_OPTS environment variables will be logged, as they are used to build up the command line. (markt)
add 56401: Log version information when Tomcat starts. (markt/kkolinko)
fix 57022: Ensure SPNEGO authentication continues to work with the JNDI Realm using delegated credentials with recent Oracle JREs. (markt)
fix Correct a couple of NPEs in the JNDI Realm that could be triggered with when not specifying a roleBase and enabling roleSearchAsUser. (markt)
fix Remove the unnecessary registration of context.xml as a redeploy resource. The context.xml having an external docBase has already been registered as a redeploy resources at first. (kfujino)
fix Improve the previous fix for 56401. Avoid logging version information in the constructor since it then gets logged at undesirable times such as when using StoreConfig. (markt)
fix 57105: When parsing web.xml do not limit the buffer element of the jsp-property-group element to integer values as the allowed values are <number>kb or none. (markt)
update Update the minimum required version of the Tomcat Native library (if used) to 1.1.32. (markt)
update 57144: Improve ClientAbortException to provide non-null message. (kkolinko)
fix AsyncContext should remain usable until fireOnComplete is called. (remm)
fix AsyncContext createListener should wrap any instantiation exception using a ServletException. (remm)
add 53952: Add support for TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 for APR connector. Based upon a patch by Marcel Šebek. This feature requires Tomcat Native library 1.1.32 or later. (schultz/jfclere)
add Disable SSLv3 by default for JSSE based HTTPS connectors (BIO and NIO). The change also ensures that SSLv2 is disabled for these connectors although SSLv2 should already be disabled by default by the JRE. (markt)
add Disable SSLv3 by default for the APR/native HTTPS connector. (markt)
fix Do not increase remaining counter at end of stream in IdentityInputFilter. (kkolinko)
fix Async state MUST_COMPLETE should still be started. (remm)
fix 57099: Ensure that semi-colons are not permitted in JSP import page directives. (markt)
fix Avoid possible integer overflows reported by Coverity Scan. (fschumacher)
fix 57054: Correctly handle the case in the WebSocket client when the HTTP response to the upgrade request can not be read in a single pass; either because the buffer is too small or the server sent the response in multiple packets. (markt)
fix Fix client subprotocol handling. (remm)
fix Add null checks for arguments in remote endpoint. (remm/kkolinko)
fix 57091: Work around the behaviour of the Oracle JRE when creating new threads in an applet environment that breaks the WebSocket client implementation. Patch provided by Niklas Hallqvist. (markt)
fix 57118: Ensure that that an EncodeException is thrown by RemoteEndpoint.Basic.sendObject(Object) rather than an IOException when no suitable Encoder is configured for the given Object. (markt)
Web applications
fix Correct documentation for ServerCookie.ALLOW_NAME_ONLY system property. (kkolinko)
fix 57049: Clarified that jvmRoute can be set in <Engine>'s jvmRoute or in a system property. (schultz)
fix Correct version of Java WebSocket mentioned in documentation (s/1.0/1.1/). (markt/kkolinko)
update In examples web application move Async and Comet examples from JSP to Servlet examples page. (kkolinko)
update Suppress timestamp comments and enable charset header in Javadoc. (kkolinko)
fix 57079: Use Tomcat version number for jdbc-pool module when building and shipping the module as part of Tomcat. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Fix broken overview page in javadoc generated via "javadoc" task in jdbc-pool build.xml file. (kkolinko)
update 56079: The Apache Tomcat Windows service and the Apache Tomcat Windows service monitor application are now digitally signed. (markt)
fix Fix timestamps in Tomcat build and jdbc-pool to use 24-hour format instead of 12-hour one and use UTC timezone. (markt/kkolinko)
update Improve Tomcat build script to ensure that only one ecj-nn.jar file is present in Tomcat lib directory when Eclipse JDT Compiler is updated to a new version. (kkolinko)
update 56596: Update to Tomcat Native Library version 1.1.32 to pick up the Windows binaries that are based on OpenSSL 1.0.1j and APR 1.5.1. (markt)
code In Tomcat tests: log name of the current test method at start time. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.56 (violetagg)released 2014-10-06
fix When scanning class files (e.g. for annotations) and reading the number of parameters in a MethodParameters structure only read a single byte (rather than two bytes) as per the JVM specification. Patch provided by Francesco Komauli. (markt)
fix Allow the JNDI Realm to start even if the directory is not available. The directory not being available is not fatal once the Realm is started and it need not be fatal when the Realm starts. Based on a patch by Cédric Couralet. (markt)
fix 56736: Avoid an incorrect IllegalStateException if the async timeout fires after a non-container thread has called AsyncContext.dispatch() but before a container thread starts processing the dispatch. (markt)
fix 56739: If an application handles an error on an application thread during asynchronous processing by calling HttpServletResponse.sendError(), then ensure that the application is given an opportunity to report that error via an appropriate application defined error page if one is configured. (markt)
fix 56771: When lookup for a resource in all the alternate or backup, javax.naming.NameNotFoundException will be thrown at the end of the search if the resource is not available in these alternate or backup Based on a patch by Sheldon Shao. (violetagg)
fix 56796: Remove unnecessary sleep when stopping a web application. (markt)
fix 56801: Improve performance of org.apache.tomcat.util.file.Matcher which is to filter JARs for scanning during web application start. Based on a patch by Sheldon Shao. (kkolinko)
fix 56825: Enable pre-emptive authentication to work with the SSL authenticator. Based on a patch by jlmonteiro. (markt)
fix 56857: Fix thread safety issue when calling ServletContext methods while running under a security manager. (markt)
code 56882: Add testcase for processing of forwards and includes when Context have been reloaded. (kkolinko)
fix 56900: Fix some potential resource leaks when reading property files reported by Coverity Scan. Based on patches provided by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix 56902: Fix a potential resource leak in the Default Servlet reported by Coverity Scan. Based on a patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix 56903: Correct the return value for StandardContext.getResourceOnlyServlets() so that multiple names are separated by commas. Identified by Coverity Scan and fixed based on a patch by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix Fixed the multipart elements merge operation performed during web application deployment. Identified by Coverity Scan. (violetagg)
fix Correct the information written by ExtendedAccessLogValve when a format token x-O(XXX) is used so that multiple values for a header XXX are separated by commas. Identified by Coverity Scan. (violetagg)
fix Fix a potential resource leak when reading MANIFEST.MF file for extension dependencies reported by Coverity Scan. (violetagg)
fix Correctly handle multiple accept-language headers rather than just using the first header to determine the user's preferred Locale. (markt)
fix Fix some potential resource leaks when reading properties, files and other resources. Reported by Coverity Scan. (violetagg)
fix When using parallel deployment and undeployOldVersions feature is enabled on a Host, correctly undeploy context of old version. Make sure that Tomcat does not undeploy older Context if current context is not running. (kfujino)
fix When deploying war, add XML file in the config base to the redeploy resources if war does not have META-INF/context.xml or deployXML is false. If XML file is created in the config base, redeploy will occur. (kfujino)
code Various changes to reduce unnecessary code in Tomcat's copy of Apache Commons BCEL to reduce the time taken for annotation scanning when web applications start. Includes contributions from kkolinko and hzhang9. (markt)
fix 56938: Ensure web applications that have mixed case context paths and are deployed as directories are correctly removed on undeploy when running on a case sensitive file system. (markt)
add 57004: Add stuckThreadCount property to StuckThreadDetectionValve's JMX bean. Patch provided by Jiří Pejchal. (schultz)
fix 57011: Ensure that the request and response are correctly recycled when processing errors during async processing. (markt)
fix 57016: When using the PersistentValve do not remove sessions from the store when persisting them. (markt)
fix 56780: Enable Tomcat to start when using SSL with an IBM JRE in strict SP800-131a mode. (markt)
fix 56910: Prevent the invalid value of -1 being used for maxConnections with APR connectors. (markt)
fix Ensure that AjpNioProtocol and AjpAprProtocol enable the KeepAliveTimeout. (kfujino)
fix 43001: Enable the JspC Ant task to set the JspC option mappedFile. (kkolinko)
fix 56797: When matching a method in an EL expression, do not treat bridge methods as duplicates of the method they bridge to. In this case always call the target of the bridge method. (markt)
fix Correct a logic error in the JasperElResolver. There was no functional impact but the code was less efficient as a result of the error. Based on a patch by martinschaef. (markt)
fix Ensure that the implementation of javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext.include(String) and javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext.include(String, boolean) will throw IOException when an I/O error occur during the operation. (violetagg)
fix 56908: Fix some potential resource leaks when reading jar files. Reported by Coverity Scan. Based on patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (violetagg)
fix 56991: Deprecate the use of a request attribute to pass a <jsp-file> declaration to Jasper and prevent an infinite loop if this technique is used in conjunction with an include. (markt)
fix Fix a potential resource leak in JDTCompiler when checking whether a resource is a package. Reported by Coverity Scan. (fschumacher)
code 56446: Clearer handling of exceptions when calling a method on a POJO based WebSocket endpoint. Based on a suggestion by Eugene Chung. (markt)
fix 56746: Allow secure WebSocket client threads to use the current context class loader rather than explicitly setting it to the class loader that loaded the WebSocket implementation. This allows WebSocket client connections from within web applications to access, amongst other things, the JNDI resources associated with the web application. (markt)
fix 56905: Make destruction on web application stop of thread group used for WebSocket connections more robust. (kkolinko/markt)
fix 56907: Ensure that client IO threads are stopped if a secure WebSocket client connection fails. (markt)
fix When a WebSocket client attempts to write to a closed connection, handle the resulting IllegalStateException in a manner consistent with the handling of an IOException. (markt)
add Add support for the permessage-deflate extension. This is currently limited to decompressing incoming messages on the server side. It is expected that support will be extended to outgoing messages and to the client side shortly. (markt)
add Extend support for the permessage-deflate extension to compression of outgoing messages on the server side. (markt)
fix 56982: Return the actual negotiated extensions rather than an empty list for Session.getNegotiatedExtensions(). (markt)
update Update the WebSocket implementation to support the Java WebSocket specification version 1.1. (markt)
Web applications
fix Correct the label in the list of sessions by idle time for the bin that represents the idle time immediately below the maximum permitted idle time when using the expire command of the Manager application. (markt)
update Update the Windows authentication documentation after some additional testing to answer the remaining questions. (markt)
fix Correct a couple of broken links in the Javadoc. (markt)
add 56788: Display the full version in the list of installed applications when installed via the Windows installer package. Patch provided by Alexandre Garnier. (markt)
add 56829: Add the ability for users to define their own values for _RUNJAVA and _RUNJDB environment variables. Be more strict with executable filename on Windows (s/java/java.exe/). Based on a patch by Neeme Praks. (markt/kkolinko)
fix 56895: Correctly compose JAVA_OPTS in catalina.bat so that escape sequences are preserved. Patch by Lucas Theisen. (markt)
update 56988: Allow to use relative path in base.path setting when building Tomcat. (kkolinko)
fix 56990: Ensure that the ide-eclipse build target downloads all the libraries required by the default Eclipse configuration files and configures Eclipse to use Java 6 for the project. Add build target ide-eclipse-websocket that creates a separate linked project that compiles websocket classes of Tomcat 7 with Java 7 compiler. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.55 (violetagg)released 2014-07-27
fix 44312: Log an error if there is a conflict between Host and Alias names. Improve host management methods in Mapper to avoid occasionally removing a wrong host. Check that host management operations are performed on the host and not on an alias. (kkolinko)
fix 55282: Ensure that one and the same application listener is added only once when starting the web application. (violetagg)
add 56461: New failCtxIfServletStartFails attribute on Context and Host configuration to force the context startup to fail if a load-on-startup servlet fails its startup. (slaurent)
add 56526: Improved the StuckThreadDetectionValve to optionally interrupt stuck threads to attempt to unblock them. (slaurent)
fix 56545: Pre-load an additional class, the loading of which may otherwise be triggered by a web application which in turn would trigger an exception when running under a security manager. (kkolinko)
fix 56578: Correct regression in the fix for 56339 that prevented sessions from expiring when using clustering. (markt)
code 56588: Update deprecation of Context.addApplicationListener() methods according to changes in Tomcat 8. (kkolinko)
fix 56600: In WebdavServlet: Do not waste time generating response for broken PROPFIND request. (kkolinko)
fix Provide a better error message when asynchronous operations are not supported by a filter or servlet. Patch provided by Romain Manni-Bucau. (violetagg)
fix 56606: User entries in tomcat-users.xml file are recommended to use "username" attribute rather than legacy "name" attribute. Fix inconsistencies in Windows installer, examples. Update digester rules and documentation for MemoryRealm. (markt/kkolinko)
code 56611: Refactor code to remove inefficient calls to Method.isAnnotationPresent(). Based on a patch by Jian Mou. (markt/kkolinko)
fix 56653: Fix concurrency issue with lists of contexts in Mapper when stopping Contexts. (kkolinko)
fix 56657: When using parallel deployment, if the same session id matches different versions of a web application, prefer the latest version. Ensure that remapping selects the version that we expect. (kkolinko)
fix Assert that mapping result object is empty before performing mapping work in Mapper. (kkolinko)
fix 56658: Avoid delay between registrations of mappings for context and for its servlets. (kkolinko)
fix 56665: Correct the generation of the effective web.xml when elements contain an empty string as value. (violetagg)
fix 56666: When clearing the SSO cookie use the same values for domain, path, httpOnly and secure as were used to set the SSO cookie. (markt)
fix 56677: Ensure that HttpServletRequest.getServletContext() returns the correct value during a cross-context dispatch. (markt)
fix 56684: Ensure that Tomcat does not shut down if the socket waiting for the shutdown command experiences a SocketTimeoutException. (markt)
fix When the current PathInfo is modified as a result of dispatching a request, ensure that a call to HttpServletRequest.getPathTranslated() returns a value that is based on the modified PathInfo. (markt)
fix 56698: When persisting idle sessions, only persist newly idle sessions. Patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix 56710: Do not map requests to servlets when context is being reloaded. (kkolinko)
fix 56712: Fix session idle time calculations in PersistenceManager. (kkolinko)
fix 56717: Fix duplicate registration of MapperListener during repeated starts of embedded Tomcat. (kkolinko)
add 56724: Write an error message to Tomcat logs if container background thread is aborted unexpectedly. (kkolinko)
fix 56518: When using NIO, do not attempt to write to the socket if the thread is marked interrupted as this will lead to a connection limit leak. This fix was based on analysis of the issue by hanyong. (markt)
fix 56521: Re-use the asynchronous write buffer between writes to reduce allocation and GC overhead. Based on a patch by leonzhx. Also make the buffer size configurable and remove copying of data within buffer when the buffer is only partially written on a subsequent write. (markt)
fix Correct a copy/paste error and return a 500 response rather than a 400 response when an internal server error occurs on early stages of request processing. (markt)
code 56582: Use switch(actionCode) in processors instead of a chain of "elseif"s. (kkolinko)
fix Fix CVE-2014-0227: Various improvements to ChunkedInputFilter including clean-up, i18n for error messages and adding an error flag to allow subsequent attempts at reading after an error to fail fast. (markt)
fix If request contains an unrecognized Expect header, respond with error 417 (Expectation Failed), according to RFC2616 chapter 14.20. (markt)
fix When an error occurs after the response has been committed close the connection immediately rather than attempting to finish the response to make it easier for the client to differentiate between a complete response and one that failed part way though. (markt)
fix 56620: Avoid bogus access log entries when pausing the NIO HTTP connector and ensure that access log entries generated by error conditions use the correct request start time. (markt)
add Fix CVE-2014-0230: Add a new limit, defaulting to 2MB, for the amount of data Tomcat will swallow for an aborted upload. The limit is configurable by maxSwallowSize attribute of an HTTP connector. (markt)
update Allow to configure maxSwallowSize attribute of an HTTP connector via JMX. (kkolinko)
fix 56661: Fix getLocalAddr() for AJP connectors. The complete fix is only available with a recent AJP forwarder like the forthcoming mod_jk 1.2.41. (rjung)
fix 59451: Correct Javadoc for MessageBytes. Patch provided by Kyohei Nakamura. (markt)
fix 56334#c15: Fix a regression in EL parsing when quoted string follows a whitespace. (kkolinko/markt)
fix 56543: Update to the Eclipse JDT Compiler 4.4. (violetagg)
fix 56561: Avoid NoSuchElementException while handling attributes with empty string value. (violetagg)
update 56581: If an error on a JSP page occurs when response has already been committed, do not clear the buffer of JspWriter, but flush it. It will make more clear where the error occurred. (kkolinko)
fix 56612: Correctly parse two consecutive escaped single quotes when used in UEL expression in a JSP. (markt)
update Move code that parses EL expressions within JSP template text from Parser to JspReader class for better performance. (kkolinko)
fix 56577: Improve the executor configuration used for the callbacks associated with asynchronous writes. (markt)
Web applications
fix Set the path for cookies created by the examples web application so they only returned to the examples application. This reduces the opportunity for using such cookies for malicious purposes should the advice to remove the examples web application from security sensitive systems be ignored. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Attempt to obfuscate session cookie values associated with other web applications when viewing HTTP request headers with the Request Header example from the examples web application. This reduces the opportunity to use this example for malicious purposes should the advice to remove the examples web application from security sensitive systems be ignored. (markt)
update Update optional Checkstyle library to 5.7. (kkolinko)
fix 56685: Add quotes necessary for to work correctly on Solaris. Based on a suggestion by lfuka. (markt)
update 56596: Update to Tomcat Native Library version 1.1.31 to pick up the Windows binaries that are based on OpenSSL 1.0.1h. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.54 (violetagg)released 2014-05-22
fix Fix custom UTF-8 decoder so that a byte of value 0xC1 is always rejected immediately as it is never valid in a UTF-8 byte sequence. Update UTF-8 decoder tests to account for UTF-8 decoding improvements in Java 8. The custom UTF-8 decoder is still required due to bugs in the UTF-8 decoder provided by Java. Java 8's decoder is better than Java 7's but it is still buggy. (markt)
fix 56027: Add more options for managing FIPS mode in the AprLifecycleListener. (schultz/kkolinko)
fix 56321: When a WAR is modified, undeploy the web application before deleting any expanded directory as the undeploy process may refer to classes that need to be loaded from the expanded directory. If the expanded directory is deleted first, any attempt to load a new class during undeploy will fail. (markt)
fix 56339: Avoid an infinite loop if an application calls session.invalidate() from the session destroyed event for that session. (markt)
update 56365: Simplify file name pattern matching code in StandardJarScanner. Ignore leading and trailing whitespace and empty strings when configuring patterns. Improve documentation. (kkolinko)
fix 56369: Ensure that removing an MBean notification listener reverts all the operations performed when adding an MBean notification listener. (markt)
add 56382: Information about finished deployment and its execution time is added to the log files. Patch is provided by Danila Galimov. (violetagg)
add 56383: Properties for disabling server information and error report are added to the org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve. Based on the patch provided by Nick Bunn. (violetagg/kkolinko)
fix Fix CVE-2014-0119: Only create XML parsing objects if required and fix associated potential memory leak in the default Servlet. Extend XML factory, parser etc. memory leak protection to cover some additional locations where, theoretically, a memory leak could occur. Ensure that a TLD parser obtained from the cache has the correct value of blockExternal. (markt)
fix Modify generic exception handling so that StackOverflowError is not treated as a fatal error and can handled and/or logged as required. (markt)
fix 56409: Avoid StackOverflowError on non-Windows systems if a file named \ is encountered when scanning for TLDs. (markt)
add 56430: Extend checks for suspicious URL patterns to include patterns of the form *.a.b which are not valid patterns for extension mappings. (markt)
fix 56441: Raise the visibility of exceptions thrown when a problem is encountered calling a getter or setter on a component attribute. The logging level is raised from debug to warning. (markt)
fix 56451: Make resources accessed via a context alias accessible via JNDI in the same way standard resources are available. (markt)
add 56463: Property for disabling server information is added to the DefaultServlet. Server information is presented in the response sent to the client when directory listings is enabled. (violetagg)
add Add the org.apache.naming package to the packages requiring code to have the defineClassInPackage permission when running under a security manager. (markt)
add Add the org.apache.naming.resources package to the packages requiring code to have the accessClassInPackage permission when running under a security manager. (markt)
fix Make the naming context tokens for containers more robust. Require RuntimePermission when introducing a new token. (markt/kkolinko)
fix 56472: Allow NamingContextListener to clean up on stop if its start failed. (kkolinko)
add 56492: Avoid eclipse debugger pausing on uncaught exceptions when tomcat renews its threads. (slaurent)
fix Minor fixes to ThreadLocalLeakPreventionListener. Do not trigger threads renewal for failed contexts. Do not ignore threadRenewalDelay setting. Improve documentation. (kkolinko)
fix Correct regression introduced in r797162 that broke authentication of users when using the JAASMemoryLoginModule. (markt)
fix 56501: HttpServletRequest.getContextPath() should return the undecoded context path used by the user agent. (markt)
fix 56523: When using SPNEGO authentication, log the exceptions associated with failed user logins at debug level rather than error level. (markt)
fix 56536: Ensure that HttpSessionBindingListener.valueUnbound() uses the correct class loader when the SingleSignOn valve is used. (markt)
add 56399: Assert that both Coyote and Catalina request objects have been properly recycled. (kkolinko)
fix 56416: Correct documentation for default value of socket linger for the AJP and HTTP connectors. (markt)
fix 56334: Fix a regression in the handling of back-slash escaping introduced by the fix for 55735. (markt/kkolinko)
fix 56425: Improve method matching for EL expressions. When looking for matching methods, an exact match between parameter types is preferred followed by an assignable match followed by a coercible match. (markt)
fix Correct the handling of back-slash escaping in the EL parser and no longer require that \$ or \# must be followed by { in order for the back-slash escaping to take effect. (markt)
fix 56529: Avoid NoSuchElementException while handling attributes with empty string value in custom tags. Patch provided by Hariprasad Manchi. (violetagg)
fix Remove cluster and replicationValve from cluster manager template. These instance are not necessary to template. (kfujino)
fix Add support for cross context session replication to org.apache.catalina.ha.session.BackupManager. (kfujino)
fix Remove the unnecessary cross context check. It does not matter whether the context that is referenced by other context is set to crossContext=true. The context that refers to the different context must be set to crossContext=true. (kfujino)
code Move to org.apache.catalina.ha.session.ClusterManagerBase common logics of org.apache.catalina.ha.session.BackupManager and org.apache.catalina.ha.session.DeltaManager. (kfujino)
code Simplify the code of o.a.c.ha.tcp.SimpleTcpCluster. In order to add or remove cluster valve to Container, use pipeline instead of IntrospectionUtils. (kfujino)
fix There is no need to set cluster instance when SimpleTcpCluster.unregisterClusterValve is called. Set null than cluster instance for cleanup. (kfujino)
code Backport refactoring of AbstractReplicatedMap to implement Map rather than extend ConcurrentHashMap to enable Tomcat 7 to be built with Java 8. (markt)
fix 56343: Avoid a NPE if Tomcat's Java WebSocket 1.0 implementation is used with the Java WebSocket 1.0 API JAR from the reference implementation. (markt)
fix Increase the default maximum size of the executor used by the WebSocket implementation for call backs associated with asynchronous writes from 10 to 200. (markt)
add Add a warning if the thread group created for WebSocket asynchronous write call backs can not be destroyed when the web application is stopped. (markt)
fix Ensure that threads created to support WebSocket clients are stopped when no longer required. This will happen automatically for WebSocket client connections initiated by web applications but stand alone clients must call WsWebSocketContainer.destroy(). (markt)
fix 56449: When creating a new session, add the message handlers to the session before calling Endpoint.onOpen() so the message handlers are in place should the onOpen() method trigger the sending of any messages. (markt)
fix 56458: Report WebSocket sessions that are created over secure connections as secure rather than as not secure. (markt)
fix Stop threads used for secure WebSocket client connections when they are no longer required and give them better names for easier debugging while they are running. (markt)
Web applications
fix Add Support for copyXML attribute of Host to Host Manager. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that "name" request parameter is used as a application base of host if "webapps" request parameter is not set when adding host in HostManager Application. (kfujino)
fix Correct documentation on Windows service options, aligning it with Apache Commons Daemon documentation. (kkolinko)
update 55215: Improve log4j configuration example. Clarify access logging documentation. Based on patches provided by Brian Burch. (kkolinko)
update 55383: Backport improved HTML markup for tables and code fragments from Tomcat 8 documentation. (kkolinko)
fix 56418: Ensure that the Manager web application does not report success for a web application deployment that fails. (slaurent)
fix Fix target and rel attributes on links in documentation. They were lost during XSLT transformation. (kkolinko)
update Improve valves documentation. Split valves into groups. (kkolinko)
fix Align DisplayName of Tomcat installed by service.bat with one installed by the *.exe installer. Print a warning in case if neither server nor client jvm is found by service.bat. (kkolinko)
update 56363: Update to version 1.1.30 of Tomcat Native library. (schultz)
update Update package renamed Apache Commons BCEL to r1593495 to pick up some additional changes for Java 7 support and some code clean up. (markt)
add In tests: allow to configure directory where JUnit reports and access log are written to. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.53 (violetagg)released 2014-03-30
add Make it easier for applications embedding and/or extending Tomcat to modify the javaseClassLoader attribute of the WebappClassLoader. (markt)
fix Improve the robustness of web application undeployment based on some code analysis triggered by the report for 54315. (markt)
fix 56219: Improve merging process for web.xml files to take account of the elements and attributes supported by the Servlet version of the merged file. (markt)
fix 56190: The response should be closed (i.e. no further output is permitted) when a call to AsyncContext.complete() takes effect. (markt)
fix 56236: Enable Tomcat to work with alternative Servlet and JSP API JARs that package the XML schemas in such as way as to require a dependency on the JSP API before enabling validation for web.xml. Tomcat has no such dependency. (markt)
fix 56246: Fix NullPointerException in MemoryRealm when authenticating an unknown user. (markt)
fix 56248: Allow the deployer to update an existing WAR file without undeploying the existing application if the update flag is set. This allows any existing custom context.xml for the application to be retained. To update an application and remove any existing context.xml simply undeploy the old version of the application before deploying the new version. (markt)
fix Fix CVE-2014-0096: Redefine the globalXsltFile initialisation parameter of the DefaultServlet as relative to CATALINA_BASE/conf or CATALINA_HOME/conf. Prevent user supplied XSLTs used by the DefaultServlet from defining external entities. (markt)
add Add a work around for validating XML documents (often TLDs) that use just the file name to refer to the JavaEE schema on which they are based. (markt)
fix 56293: Cache resources loaded by the class loader from /META-INF/services/ for better performance for repeated look ups. (markt)
fix 53119: Make sure the NIO AJP output buffer is cleared on any error to prevent any possible overflow if it is written to again before the connection is closed. This extends the original fix for the APR/native output buffer to the NIO connector. (kkolinko)
fix 56172: Avoid possible request corruption when using the AJP NIO connector and a request is sent using more than one AJP message. Patch provided by Amund Elstad. (markt)
fix 56213: Reduce garbage collection when the NIO connector is under heavy load. (markt)
fix Fix CVE-2014-0075: Improve processing of chuck size from chunked headers. Avoid overflow and use a bit shift instead of a multiplication as it is marginally faster. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Fix CVE-2014-0099: Fix possible overflow when parsing long values from a byte array. (markt)
fix 54475: Add Java 8 support to SMAP generation for JSPs. Patch by Robbie Gibson. (markt)
fix 55483: Improve handing of overloaded methods and constructors in expression language implementation. (markt)
fix 56208: Restore the validateXml option to Jasper that was previously renamed validateTld. Both options are now supported. validateXml controls the validation of web.xml files when Jasper parses them and validateTld controls the validation of *.tld files when Jasper parses them. (markt)
fix 56223: Throw an IllegalStateException if a call is made to ServletContext.setInitParameter() after the ServletContext has been initialized. (markt)
fix 56265: Do not escape values of dynamic tag attributes containing EL expressions. (kkolinko)
fix Make the default compiler source and target versions for JSPs Java 6 since Tomcat 7 requires Java 6 as a minimum. (markt)
update 56283: Update to the Eclipse JDT Compiler P20140317-1600 which adds support for Java 8 syntax to JSPs. Add support for value "1.8" for the compilerSourceVM and compilerTargetVM options. (markt)
fix Avoid a possible deadlock when one thread is shutting down a connection while another thread is trying to write to it. (markt)
fix Call onError if an exception is thrown calling onClose when closing a session. (remm)
Web applications
code In the documentation: add support for several documentation tags from Tomcat 8. Such as <version-major/>. (kkolinko)
add 56093: Add the SSL Valve to the documentation web application. (markt)
fix 56217: Improve readability by using left alignment for the table cell containing the request information on the Manager application status page. (markt)
fix Fixed java.lang.NegativeArraySizeException when using "Expire sessions" command in the manager web application on a context where the session timeout is disabled. (kfujino)
fix Add support for LAST_ACCESS_AT_START system property to Manager web application. (kfujino)
fix Add definition of org.apache.catalina.ant.FindLeaksTask. (kfujino)
fix 56273: If the Manager web application does not perform an operation because the web application is already being serviced, report an error rather than reporting success. (markt)
fix 56304: Add a note to the documentation about not using WebSocket with BIO HTTP in production. (markt)
fix 56143: Improve service.bat so that it can be launched from a non-UAC console. This includes using a single call to tomcat7.exe to install the Windows service rather than three calls, and using command line arguments instead of environment variables to pass the settings. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Fix regression in 7.0.52: when using service.bat install to install the service the values for --StdOutput, --StdError options were passed as blank instead of "auto". (kkolinko)
fix Align options between service.bat and exe Windows installer. For service.bat the changes are in --Classpath, --DisplayName, --StartPath, --StopPath. For exe installer the changes are in --JvmMs, --JvmMx options, which are now 128 Mb and 256 Mb respectively instead of being empty. Explicitly specify --LogPath path when uninstalling Windows service, avoiding default value for that option. (kkolinko)
code Simplify Windows *.bat files: remove %OS% checks, as java 6 does not run on ancient non-NT operating systems. (kkolinko)
fix 56137: Explicitly use the BIO connector in the SSL example in server.xml so it doesn't break if APR is enabled. (markt)
fix 56139: Avoid a web application class loader leak in some unit tests when running on Windows. (markt)
fix Correct build script to avoid building JARs with empty packages. (markt)
add Allow to limit JUnit test run to a number of selected test case methods. (kkolinko)
fix 56189: Remove used file cpappend.bat from the distribution. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.52 (violetagg)released 2014-02-17
fix Generate a valid root element for the effective web.xml for a web application for all supported versions of web.xml. (markt)
code Pull up SocketWrapper to AbstractProcessor. (markt)
fix In some circumstances asynchronous requests could time out too soon. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.51 (violetagg)not released
fix 55287: ServletContainerInitializer defined in the container may not be found. (markt/jboynes)
fix 55855: Provide a per Context option (containerSciFilter) to exclude container SCIs. (markt)
fix 55937: When deploying applications, treat a context path of /ROOT as equivalent to /. (markt)
fix 55943: Improve the implementation of the class loader check that prevents web applications from trying to override J2SE implementation classes. As part of this fix, refactor the way a null parent class loader is handled which enables a number of null checks and object creation calls to be removed. Note that this change means that, by default, the web application class loader is now a higher priority for loading classes than the system class loader. (markt)
fix 55958: Differentiate between foo.war the WAR file and foo.war the directory. (markt)
fix 55960: Improve the single sign on (SSO) unit tests. Patch provided by Brian Burch. (markt)
fix 55974: Retain order when reporting errors and warnings while parsing XML configuration files. (markt)
fix 56013: Fix issue with SPNEGO authentication when using IBM JREs. IBM JREs only understand the option of infinite lifetime for Kerberos credentials. Based on a patch provided by Arunav Sanyal. (markt)
fix 56016: When loading resources for XML schema validation, take account of the possibility that servlet-api.jar and jsp-api.jar may not be loaded by the same class loader. Patch by Juan Carlos Estibariz. (markt)
fix 56025: When creating a WebSocket connection, always call ServerEndpointConfig.Configurator.getNegotiatedSubprotocol() and always create the EndPoint instance after calling ServerEndpointConfig.Configurator.modifyHandshake(). (markt)
fix 56032: Ensure that the WebSocket connection is closed after an IO error or an interrupt while sending a WebSocket message. (markt)
fix 56042: If a request in async mode has an error but has already been dispatched don't generate an error page in the ErrorReportValve so the dispatch target can handle it. (markt)
fix Add missing javax.annotation.sql.* classes to annotations-api.jar. (markt)
fix The type of logger attribute of Context MBean should be not org.apache.commons.logging.Log but org.apache.juli.logging.Log. (kfujino)
fix 56082: Fix a concurrency bug in JULI's LogManager implementation. (markt)
fix 56096: When the attribute rmiBindAddress of the JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener is specified it's value will be used when constructing the address of a JMX API connector server. Patch is provided by Jim Talbut. (violetagg)
fix When environment entry with one and the same name is defined in the web deployment descriptor and with annotation then the one specified in the web deployment descriptor is with priority. (violetagg)
fix Change default value of xmlBlockExternal attribute of Context. It is true now. (kkolinko)
fix Avoid possible NPE if a content type is specified without a character set. (markt)
fix 55956: Make the forwarded remote IP address available to the Connectors via a request attribute. (markt)
fix 55976: Fix sendfile support for the HTTP NIO connector. (markt)
fix 55996: Ensure Async requests timeout correctly when using the NIO HTTP connector. (markt)
add 56021: Make it possible to use the Windows-MY key store with the BIO and NIO connectors for SSL configuration. It requires a keystoreFile="" keystoreType="Windows-My" to be set on the connector. Based on a patch provided by Asanka. (markt)
fix Correct a regression in the XML refactoring that meant that errors in TLD files were swallowed. (markt)
fix 55671: Correct typo in the log message for a wrong value of genStringAsCharArray init-param of JspServlet. This parameter had a different name in Tomcat 6. (kkolinko)
fix 55973: Fix processing of XML schemas when validation is enabled in Jasper. (kkolinko)
fix 56010: Don't throw an IllegalArgumentException when JspFactory.getPageContext is used with JspWriter.DEFAULT_BUFFER. Based on a patch by Eugene Chung. (markt)
fix 56012: When using the extends attribute of the page directive do not import the super class if it is in an unnamed package as imports from unnamed packages are now explicitly illegal. (markt)
fix 56029: A regression in the fix for 55198 meant that when EL containing a ternary expression was used in an attribute a compilation error would occur for some expressions. (markt)
fix Correct several errors in jspxml Schema and DTD. (kkolinko)
fix Change default value of the blockExternal attribute of JspC task. The default value is true. Add support for -no-blockExternal switch when JspC is run as a standalone application. (kkolinko)
code Simplify the code of o.a.c.ha.tcp.SimpleTcpCluster.createManager(String). Remove unnecessary class cast. (kfujino)
fix Do not return an empty string for the Sec-WebSocket-Protocol HTTP header when no sub-protocol has been requested or no sub-protocol could be agreed as RFC6455 requires that no Sec-WebSocket-Protocol header is returned in this case. (markt)
Web applications
fix Add index.xhtml to the welcome files list for the examples web application. (kkolinko)
fix Clarify that the connectionTimeout may also be used as the read timeout when reading a request body (if any) in the documentation web application. (markt)
fix Clarify the behaviour of the maxConnections attribute for a connector in the documentation web application. (markt)
fix 55888: Update the documentation web application to make it clearer that a Container may define no more than one Realm. (markt)
fix 55956: Where available, displayed the forwarded remote IP address available on the status page of the Manager web application. (markt)
fix Correct links to the Tomcat mailing lists in the ROOT web application. (kkolinko)
fix In Manager web application improve handling of file upload errors. Display a message instead of error 500 page. Simplify parts handling code, as it is known that Tomcat takes care of them when recycling a request. (kkolinko)
fix 55166, 56045: Copy the XML schemas used for validation that are packaged in jsp-api.jar to servlet-api.jar so that an embedded Tomcat instance can start without Jasper being available. This also enables validation to work without Jasper being available. (markt/kkolinko)
fix 56039: Enable the JmxRemoteLifecycleListener to work over SSL. Patch by esengstrom. (markt)
fix 55743: Enable the stop script to work when the shutdown port is disabled and a PID file is defined. This is only available on platforms that use (markt)
fix 55986: When forcing Tomcat to stop via kill -9 $CATALINA_PID, the script could incorrectly report that Tomcat had not yet completely stopped when it had. Based on a patch by jess. (markt)
fix Package correct license and notice files with embedded JARs. (markt)
code Remove svn keywords (such as $Id) from source files and documentation. (kkolinko)
fix Fix CVE-2014-0050, a denial of service with a malicious, malformed Content-Type header and multipart request processing. Fixed by merging latest code (r1565163) from Commons FileUpload. (markt)
fix 56115: Expose the httpusecaches property of Ant's get task as some users may need to change the default. Based on a suggestion by Anthony. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.50 (violetagg)released 2014-01-08
fix Handle the case where a context.xml file is added to a web application deployed from a directory. Previously the file was ignored until Tomcat was restarted. Now (assuming automatic deployment is enabled) it will trigger a redeploy of the web application. (markt)
fix Fix string comparison in HostConfig.setContextClass(). (kkolinko)
code Streamline handling of WebSocket messages when no handler is configured for the message currently being received. (markt)
fix Handle the case where a WebSocket annotation configures a message size limit larger than the default permitted by Tomcat. (markt)
fix 55855: This is a partial fix that bypasses the relatively expensive check for a WebSocket upgrade request if no WebSocket endpoints have been registered. (markt)
fix 55905: Prevent a NPE when web.xml references a taglib file that does not exist. Provide better error message. (violetagg)
fix When using the BIO connector with an internal executor, do not display a warning that the executor has not shutdown as the default configuration for BIO connectors is not to wait. This is because threads in keep-alive connections cannot be interrupted and therefore the warning was nearly always displayed. (markt)
fix JspC uses servlet context initialization parameters to pass configuration so ensure that the servlet context used supports initialization parameters. (markt)
fix In AbstractReplicatedMap#finalize, remove rpcChannel from channel Listener of group channel before sending MapMessage.MSG_STOP message. This prevents that the node that sent the MapMessage.MSG_STOP by normal shutdown is added to member map again by ping at heartbeat thread in the node that received the MapMessage.MSG_STOP. (kfujino)
fix Add time stamp to GET_ALL_SESSIONS message. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix Fix the sample configuration of StaticMembershipInterceptor in order to prevent warning log. uniqueId must be 16 bytes. (kfujino)