Apache Tomcat 7

Version 7.0.54, May 19 2014


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Apache Tomcat Development


Tomcat 7.0.54 (violetagg)
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 : Add more options for managing FIPS mode in the AprLifecycleListener. (schultz/kkolinko)
fix : 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 : Avoid an infinite loop if an application calls session.invalidate() from the session destroyed event for that session. (markt)
update : Simplify file name pattern matching code in StandardJarScanner. Ignore leading and trailing whitespace and empty strings when configuring patterns. Improve documentation. (kkolinko)
fix : Ensure that removing an MBean notification listener reverts all the operations performed when adding an MBean notification listener. (markt)
add : Information about finished deployment and its execution time is added to the log files. Patch is provided by Danila Galimov. (violetagg)
add : 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 Only create XML parsing objects if required and fix associated potential memory leak in the default Servlet. (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 : Avoid StackOverflowError on non-Windows systems if a file named \ is encountered when scanning for TLDs. (markt)
add : Extend checks for suspicious URL patterns to include patterns of the form *.a.b which are not valid patterns for extension mappings. (markt)
add Extend XML factory, parser etc. memory leak protection to cover some additional locations where, theoretically, a memory leak could occur. (markt)
fix Ensure that a TLD parser obtained from the cache has the correct value of blockExternal. (markt)
fix : 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 : Make resources accessed via a context alias accessible via JNDI in the same way standard resources are available. (markt)
add : 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 : Allow NamingContextListener to clean up on stop if its start failed. (kkolinko)
add : 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 that broke authentication of users when using the JAASMemoryLoginModule. (markt)
fix : HttpServletRequest.getContextPath() should return the undecoded context path used by the user agent. (markt)
fix : When using SPNEGO authentication, log the exceptions associated with failed user logins at debug level rather than error level. (markt)
fix : Ensure that HttpSessionBindingListener.valueUnbound() uses the correct class loader when the SingleSignOn valve is used. (markt)
add : Assert that both Coyote and Catalina request objects have been properly recycled. (kkolinko)
fix : Correct documentation for default value of socket linger for the AJP and HTTP connectors. (markt)
fix : Fix a regression in the handling of back-slash escaping introduced by the fix for . (markt/kkolinko)
fix : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Improve log4j configuration example. Clarify access logging documentation. Based on patches provided by Brian Burch. (kkolinko)
update : Backport improved HTML markup for tables and code fragments from Tomcat 8 documentation. (kkolinko)
fix : 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 : 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 . (markt)
fix : 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 : The response should be closed (i.e. no further output is permitted) when a call to AsyncContext.complete() takes effect. (markt)
fix : 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 : Fix NullPointerException in MemoryRealm when authenticating an unknown user. (markt)
fix : 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 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 refer to the JavaEE schema on which they are based. (markt)
fix : Cache resources loaded by the class loader from /META-INF/services/ for better performance for repeated look ups. (markt)
fix : 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 : 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 : Reduce garbage collection when the NIO connector is under heavy load. (markt)
fix 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 possible overflow when parsing long values from a byte array. (markt)
fix : Add Java 8 support to SMAP generation for JSPs. Patch by Robbie Gibson. (markt)
fix : Improve handing of overloaded methods and constructors in expression language implementation. (markt)
fix : 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 : Throw an IllegalStateException if a call is made to ServletContext.setInitParameter() after the ServletContext has been initialized. (markt)
fix : 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 : 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 : Add the SSL Valve to the documentation web application. (markt)
fix : 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 : 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 : Add a note to the documentation about not using WebSocket with BIO HTTP in production. (markt)
fix : 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 : Explicitly use the BIO connector in the SSL example in server.xml so it doesn't break if APR is enabled. (markt)
fix : 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 : 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 : ServletContainerInitializer defined in the container may not be found. (markt/jboynes)
fix : Provide a per Context option (containerSciFilter) to exclude container SCIs. (markt)
fix : When deploying applications, treat a context path of /ROOT as equivalent to /. (markt)
fix : 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. (markt)
fix : Differentiate between foo.war the WAR file and foo.war the directory. (markt)
fix : Improve the single sign on (SSO) unit tests. Patch provided by Brian Burch. (markt)
fix : Retain order when reporting errors and warnings while parsing XML configuration files. (markt)
fix : 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 : 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 : When creating a WebSocket connection, always call ServerEndpointConfig.Configurator.getNegotiatedSubprotocol() and always create the EndPoint instance after calling ServerEndpointConfig.Configurator.modifyHandshake(). (markt)
fix : Ensure that the WebSocket connection is closed after an IO error or an interrupt while sending a WebSocket message. (markt)
fix : 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 : Fix a concurrency bug in JULI's LogManager implementation. (markt)
fix : 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 : Make the forwarded remote IP address available to the Connectors via a request attribute. (markt)
fix : Fix sendfile support for the HTTP NIO connector. (markt)
fix : Ensure Async requests timeout correctly when using the NIO HTTP connector. (markt)
add : 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 : 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 : Fix processing of XML schemas when validation is enabled in Jasper. (kkolinko)
fix : Don't throw an IllegalArgumentException when JspFactory.getPageContext is used with JspWriter.DEFAULT_BUFFER. Based on a patch by Eugene Chung. (markt)
fix : 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 : A regression in the fix for 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 : Update the documentation web application to make it clearer that a Container may define no more than one Realm. (markt)
fix : 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 , : 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 : Enable the JmxRemoteLifecycleListener to work over SSL. Patch by esengstrom. (markt)
fix : 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 catalina.sh. (markt)
fix : When forcing Tomcat to stop via kill -9 $CATALINA_PID, the catalina.sh 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 : 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 : 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 : 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)
update Update dependencies that are used to build tomcat-juli extras component. Apache Avalon Framework is updated to version 4.1.5, Apache Log4J to version 1.2.17. (rjung)
Tomcat 7.0.49 (violetagg)not released
fix Correct a regression in the new XML local resolver that triggered false failures when XML validation was configured. (markt)
fix Prevent a NPE when destroying HTTP upgrade handler for WebSocket connections. (violetagg)
Tomcat 7.0.48 (violetagg)not released
add : Add support for unpacking WARs located outside of the Host's appBase in to the appBase. (markt)
fix : Configure the Digester to use the server class loader when parsing server.xml rather than the class loader that loaded StandardServer. Patch provided by Roberto Benedetti. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle JSR 356 WebSocket Encoder, Decoder and MessageHandler implementations that use a generic type such as Encoder.Text<List<String>>. Includes a test case by Niki Dokovski. (markt)
fix Correctly handle WebSocket Encoders, Decoders and MessageHandlers that use arrays of generic types. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the WebSocket session is made available to MessageHandler method calls. (markt)
fix Updated servlet spec version and documentation section-number reported when JAR files are rejected for containing a trigger class (e.g. javax.servlet.Servlet). (schultz)
add Modify the WebSocket handshake process so that the user properties Map exposed by the ServerEndpointConfig during the call to Configurator.modifyHandshake() is unique to the connection rather than shared by all connections associated with the Endpoint. This allows for easier configuration of per connection properties from within modifyHandshake(). (markt)
fix : Log a warning but continue if the memory leak detection code is unable to access all threads to check for possible memory leaks when a web application is stopped. (markt)
fix Define the web-fragment.xml in tomcat7-websocket.jar as a Servlet 3.0 web fragment rather than as a Servlet 3.1 web fragment. (markt)
fix : Add a per web application executor to the WebSocket implementation and use it for calling SendHandler.onResult() when there is a chance that the current thread also initiated the write. (markt)
fix Prevent file descriptors leak and ensure that files are closed when configuring the web application. (violetagg)
fix Fixed the name of the provider-configuration file located in tomcat7-websocket.jar!/META-INF/services that exposes information for javax.websocket.server.ServerEndpointConfig$Configurator implementation. (violetagg)
fix : Remove the unnecessary setting of the javax.security.auth.useSubjectCredsOnly system property in the SpnegoAuthenticator as in addition to it being unnecessary, it causes problems with using SPNEGO with IBM JDKs. Patch provided by Arunav Sanyal. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the request and response are recycled after an error during asynchronous processing. Includes a test case based on code contributed by Todd West. (markt)
fix : Add an option to the JNDI Realm to control the QOP used for the connection to the LDAP server after authentication when using SPNEGO with delegated credentials. This value is used to set the javax.security.sasl.qop environment property for the LDAP connection. (markt)
fix : Log an error if the MemoryUserDatabase is unable to find the specified user database file. (markt)
fix : Correctly enforce the restriction in JSR356 that no more than one data message may be sent to a remote WebSocket endpoint at a time. (markt)
fix When Catalina parses TLD files, always use a namespace aware parser to be consistent with how Jasper parses TLD files. The tldNamespaceAware attribute of the Context is now ignored. (markt)
fix Deprecate the tldNamespaceAware Context attribute as TLDs are always parsed with a namespace aware parser. (markt)
fix Correct a logic error that meant that unpackWARs was ignored and the WAR was always expanded if a WAR failed to deploy. (markt)
add Add support for defining copyXML on a per Context basis. (markt)
fix Define the expected behaviour of the automatic deployment and align the implementation to that definition. (markt)
add When running under a security manager, change the default value of the Host's deployXML attribute to false. (markt)
add If a Host is configured with a value of false for deployXML, a web application has an embedded descriptor at META-INF/context.xml and no explicit descriptor has been defined for this application, do not allow the application to start. The reason for this is that the embedded descriptor may contain configuration necessary for secure operation such as a RemoteAddrValve. (markt)
fix Prevent an NPE in the WebSocket ServerContainer when processing an HTTP session end event. (markt)
add : Add the ability to set a custom SSLContext to use for client wss connections. Patch provided by Maciej Lypik. (markt)
fix : If the GSSCredential for the cached Principal expires when using SPNEGO authentication, force a re-authentication. (markt)
add : If the main web.xml contains an empty absolute-ordering element and validation of web.xml is not enabled, skip parsing any web-fragment.xml files as the result is never used. (markt)
fix : Extend support for digest prefixes {MD5}, {SHA} and {SSHA} to all Realms rather than just the JNDIRealm. (markt)
fix : Ensure that if a larger than default response buffer is configured that the full buffer is used when a Servlet outputs via a Writer. (markt)
fix : Further fixes to enable SPNEGO authentication to work with IBM JDKs. Based on a patch by Arunav Sanyal. (markt)
add Fix CVE-2013-4590: Add an option to the Context to control the blocking of XML external entities when parsing XML configuration files and enable this blocking by default when a security manager is used. The block is implemented via a custom resolver to enable the logging of any blocked entities. (markt)
code Implement a number of small refactorings to the APR/native handler for upgraded HTTP connections. (markt)
fix Fix an issue with upgraded HTTP connections over HTTPS (e.g. secure WebSocket) when using the APR/native connector that resulted in the unexpected closure of the connection. (markt)
fix Ensure that the application class loader is used when calling the ReadListener and WriteListener methods when using non-blocking IO. A side effect of not doing this was that JNDI was not available when processing WebSocket events. (markt)
add Make the time that the internal executor (if used) waits for request processing threads to terminate before continuing with the connector stop process configurable. (markt)
fix : Improve the error message when SSLEngine is disabled in the AprLifecycleListener and SSL is configured for an APR/native connector. (markt)
add If a request that includes an Expect: 100-continue header receives anything other than a 2xx response, close the connection This protects against misbehaving clients that may not sent the request body in that case and send the next request instead. (markt)
fix Improve the parsing of trailing headers in HTTP requests. (markt)
fix : Fix a regression caused by the fix to . When processing JSP documents, attributes in XML elements that are template content should have their text xml-escaped, but output of EL expressions in them should not be escaped. (markt)
fix : The JSP compiler used a last modified time of -1 for TLDs in JARs expanded in to WEB-INF/classes (IDEs often do this expansion) when creating the dependency list for JSPs that used that TLD. This meant JSPs using that TLD were recompiled on every access. (markt)
add Add log message that initialization of AbstractReplicatedMap has been completed. (kfujino)
fix The logger of AbstractReplicatedMap should be non-static in order to enable logging of each application. Side-effects of this change is to throw RuntimeException in MapMessage#getKey() and getValue() instead of Null return and error log. (kfujino)
code Simplify the code of DeltaManager#startInternal(). Reduce unnecessary nesting for acquisition of cluster instance. (kfujino)
fix Remove unnecessary attributes of stateTransferCreateSendTime and receiverQueue from cluster manager template. These attributes should not be defined as a template. (kfujino)
fix Fix MBean attribute definition of stateTransfered. The method name is not isStateTransfered() but getStateTransfered(). (kfujino)
fix Correct stop failure log of cluster. Failure cause is not only Valve. (kfujino)
fix Remove unnecessary sleep when sending session blocks on session sync phase. (kfujino)
fix Expose stateTimestampDrop of org.apache.catalina.ha.session.DeltaManager via JMX. (kfujino)
fix When the ping timeouted, make sure that memberDisappeared method is not called by specifying the members that has already been removed. (kfujino)
add Add log message of session relocation when member disappeared. (kfujino)
fix If ping message fails, prevent wrong timeout detection of normal member that is no failure members. (kfujino)
Web applications
add Add some documentation on the SSL configuration options for WebSocket clients. (markt)
add Add to cluster document a description of notifyLifecycleListenerOnFailure and heartbeatBackgroundEnabled. (kfujino)
fix Update the documentation with information for WebSocket 1.0 specification and javadoc. (violetagg)
fix : Clarify the role of the singleton attribute for JNDI resource factories. (markt)
fix : Add documentation on the allRolesMode to the CombinedRealm and LockOutRealm. Patch by Cédric Couralet. (markt)
add Expand the information on web applications that ship as part of Tomcat in the security how-to section of the documentation web application. (markt)
fix Expand the description of the WebSocket buffers in the documentation web application to clarify their purpose. (markt)
add Correct the documentation for Cluster manager. (kfujino)
add Add information on how to configure integrated Windows authentication when Tomcat is running on a non-Windows host. (markt)
update Update commons-logging to version 1.1.3. (rjung)
add : Add support for the Cobertura code coverage tool when running the unit tests. Based on a patch by mhasko. (markt/kkolinko)
update Update sample Eclipse IDE project. Explicitly use a Java 6 SE JDK. Exclude JSR356 WebSocket classes from build path, as they cannot be compiled with Java 6. (kkolinko)
update Update the Eclipse compiler to 4.3.1. (kkolinko/markt)
Tomcat 7.0.47 (violetagg)released 2013-10-24
fix Fix regression with legacy WebSocket implementation in NIO and APR connectors. (markt)
Web applications
fix Avoid hang observed with Java 6 on Windows when stopping the Tomcat process via CTRL-C. (markt)
fix : NOTICE files are corrected according to . (violetagg)
Tomcat 7.0.46 (violetagg)not released
fix Only send a WebSocket close message on an IOException if the client has not yet received a close control message from the server as the IOException may be in response to the client continuing to send a message after the server sent a close control message. (markt)
fix : Ensure nested realms are correctly destroyed, when a CombinedRealm is destroyed. This ensures that the associated MBeans are deregistered. (markt)
code Refactor APR/native connector to reduce the scope of localAddList. (markt)
fix : Ensure that sockets removed from the Poller and then closed in the APR/native connector are removed and then closed in a thread-safe manner. (markt)
fix Update the APR/native connector to version 1.1.29. (violetagg)
fix : Correct logic error in the JSP parser that was incorrectly identifying EL expressions in jsp:param element values as a literal string. (markt)
add Add support for notify periodic event of cluster. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix Correct the javadoc for org.apache.catalina.Lifecycle. (kfujino)
add Add document for sessionIdAttribute attribute in org.apache.catalina.ha.session.JvmRouteBinderValve. (kfujino)
fix Handle the case when a user closes the browser whilst playing the snake game in the JSR356 WebSocket examples. (markt)
fix Ensure Javadoc comments are associated with the correct elements in org.apache.tomcat.jni.Poll. (markt)
add Expand Context documentation for the use of sessionCookiePath="/" to make the implications for session fixation protection clearer. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the JMX notification listener added during initialization of the servlet org.apache.catalina.manager.StatusManagerServlet is removed in the destroy phase. (violetagg)
fix Correct the documentation for Deployment Organization in the App Dev Guide. (violetagg)
add : Add a Drawboard WebSocket example. (kpreisser)
Tomcat 7.0.45 (violetagg)not released
add : Preserve the order in which request parameters were received when accessing them via the Servlet API. (markt)
fix Logger instance of cluster session manager is changed to non-static in order to enable logging of each application. (kfujino)
Tomcat 7.0.44 (violetagg)not released
fix : Correct concurrency issue that can result in two instances of JspServletWrapper being created for one tag Patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.43 (violetagg)not released
add : o.a.catalina.startup.Tomcat#addWebapp methods now process the web application's META-INF/context.xml when it is available in the provided path. (violetagg)
fix : Ensure local name is recycled between requests so IP virtual hosting works correctly. (markt)
fix : Correct the processing of the provider-configuration file for javax.servlet.ServletContainerInitializer in the resource directory META-INF/services when this file contains comments and multiple SCIs. Patch provided by Nick Williams. (violetagg)
fix : Use the correct resource path when obtaining an InputStream for resources served by a ProxyDirContext. (markt)
fix Ensure that the JAR scanning process scans the Apache Log4j version 2 JARs. Patch provided by Nick Williams. (markt)
fix : Fix failing unit test for file upload checks when running on platform / JVM combinations that have large network buffers. (markt)
fix : Added optional --service-start-wait-time command-line option to change service start wait time from default of 10 seconds.
fix The contextClass attribute of HostConfig refers to the value of the contextClass attribute of Host. (kfujino)
fix : Dispatching to an asychronous servlet from AsyncListener.onTimeout() should not trigger an IllegalStateException. (markt)
fix : Correct a regression in the fix for . (markt)
fix When using a security manager, ensure that calls to the ServletContext that are routed via an AccessController.doPrivileged block do not result in a call to a different underlying method on the ServletContext. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the naming context environment parameters are restored after associating the Principle with the user name. Based on patch provided by Richard Begg. (violetagg)
fix : Ensure the web application class loader is set as a thread context class loader during session deserialization. (violetagg)
fix : Log warnings about using security roles in web.xml without defining them as warnings. (markt)
fix : Don't try a forced stop when stop -force is used if Tomcat has already been stopped. This avoids error messages when the PID file has been cleared. If a forced stop is required, improve handling of the case when the PID file can be read from or written to but not deleted. (markt)
fix : Avoid NPE when parsing an incorrect content type. (violetagg)
update Back-port the JSR-356 Java WebSocket 1.0 implementation from Tomcat 8. Note that use of this functionality requires Java 7. (markt)
update Deprecate the Tomcat proprietary WebSocket API in favour of the new JSR-356 implementation. (markt)
fix : Reduce severity of log message from warning to information for JNDI Realm connection issues where the JNDI Realm automatically re-tries the action that failed. Make clear in the log message that the action is being re-tried. (markt)
fix Correct several incorrect formats of JdkLoggerFormatter. (kfujino)
fix : Ensure that calls to HttpSession.invalidate() do not return until the session has been invalidated. Also ensure that checks on the validity of a session return a result consistent with any previous call to HttpSession.invalidate(). (markt)
fix : Refactor to avoid a possible deadlock when handling an IOException during output when using Tomcat' proprietary (and deprecated) WebSocket API. (markt)
fix The loaded attribute never exists in PersistentManager. isLoaded is defined as operation in mbeans-descriptors. (kfujino)
add Added logging of logging.properties location when system property org.apache.juli.ClassLoaderLogManager.debug=true is set.
fix : Correctly log exceptions for all error conditions in the SPNEGO authenticator. (markt)
fix : Allow web applications to set a HTTP Date header. (markt)
add Expose the current connection count for each protocol handler via JMX. (markt)
fix : If an application configures a timeout for a Comet connection ensure it is only used for read and not write operations. This prevents a long timeout delaying the closing of the socket associated with a Comet connection after an error occurs. (markt)
fix Ensure that java.lang.VirtualMachineErrors are not swallowed when using the HTTP or AJP NIO connectors. (markt)
fix : Use the response locale to select the language to use for the status message in the HTTP response. (markt)
update Refactor the connectors to support the new JSR-356 Java WebSocket 1.0 implementation. The most noticeable change is that the AJP APR/native and HTTP APR/native connectors no longer support multiple poller threads. Both connectors now use a single poller thread. (markt)
fix Internally, content length is managed as a long. Fix a few places in the AJP connector where this was restricted to an int. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the AJP connector does not permit response bodies to be included for responses with status codes and/or request methods that are not permitted to have a response body. (markt)
fix : Don't ignore the value of an asynchronous context timeout when using the AJP NIO connector. (markt)
fix Fix CVE-2013-4286: Better adherence to RFC2616 for content-length headers. (markt)
fix Fix CVE-2013-4322: Add support for limiting the size of chunk extensions when using chunked encoding. (markt)
fix Update the APR/native connector to version 1.1.28. Make this the minimum acceptable version as the correct behaviour of the JSR-356 WebSocket implementation when using the APR/native HTTP connector depends on a bug fix in the 1.1.28 release. (markt)
fix : Ensure attribute values in tagx files that include EL and quoted XML characters are correctly quoted in the output. (markt)
fix Ensure that javax.el.ELContext.getContext(Class) will throw NullPointerException when the provided class is null. (violetagg)
fix Ensure that FeatureDescriptor objects returned by javax.el.MapELResolver.getFeatureDescriptors(ELContext,Object) will be created with a correct shortDescription - an empty string and a named attribute ELResolver.RESOLVABLE_AT_DESIGN_TIME - true. (violetagg)
fix Ensure that FeatureDescriptor objects returned by javax.el.ResourceBundleELResolver.getFeatureDescriptors(ELContext,Object) will be created with a correct shortDescription - an empty string. javax.el.ResourceBundleELResolver.isReadOnly(ELContext,Object,Object) returns true if the base object is an instance of ResourceBundle. (violetagg)
fix : Enforce the restriction that a <jsp:text> element may not contain any sub-elements from any namespace. Patch provided by Jeremy Boynes. (markt)
fix Ensure that javax.el.ListELResolver.getFeatureDescriptors(ELContext,Object) will always return null. javax.el.ListELResolver.isReadOnly(ELContext,Object,Object) will return a result when the property cannot be coerced into an integer. (violetagg)
fix Ensure that javax.el.ArrayELResolver.getFeatureDescriptors(ELContext,Object) will always return null. javax.el.ArrayELResolver.isReadOnly(ELContext,Object,Object) and javax.el.ArrayELResolver.getType(ELContext,Object,Object) will return a result when the property cannot be coerced into an integer. (violetagg)
fix : Fix concurrency issue with JSP compilation and the tag plug-in manager. Patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
fix Ensure that javax.el.BeanELResolver.getFeatureDescriptors(ELContext,Object) and javax.el.BeanELResolver.getCommonPropertyType(ELContext,Object) do not throw NullPointerException when the provided context is null. (violetagg)
add Add new attribute terminateOnStartFailure. Set to true if you wish to terminate replication map when replication map fails to start. If replication map is terminated, associated context will fail to start. If you set this attribute to false, replication map does not end. It will try to join the map membership in the heartbeat. Default value is false. (kfujino)
fix Avoid ConcurrentModificationException when sending a heartbeat. (kfujino)
fix Avoid NPE when the channel fails to start. (kfujino)
fix : Fix IllegalArgumentException thrown by simple test for McastService. (kfujino)
fix : Fix NPE in FileMessageFactory.main when specify empty file as arguments. (kfujino)
fix More definite thread name for MessageDispatch15Interceptor. (kfujino)
Web applications
update Remove the experimental label from the AJP NIO connector documentation. (markt)
fix Correctly associated the default resource bundle with the English locale so that requests that specify an Accept-Language of English ahead of French, Spanish or Japanese get the English messages they asked for. (markt)
fix : Fixed tags that were not properly closed. Based on a patch provided by Larry Shatzer, jr. (violetagg)
update The WebSocket examples in the examples web application have been changed to use the new JSR-356 Java WebSocket 1.0 implementation. (markt)
add Add document for org.apache.catalina.tribes.group.GroupChannel. (kfujino)
fix Correct Realm Component page of Tomcat documentation. (violetagg)
fix : Add a validationQueryTimeout property. Patch provided by Daniel Mikusa. (kfujino)
fix : Avoid NPE caused by createConnection() method returns null. Patch provided by Daniel Mikusa. (kfujino)
fix : Remove unnecessary reset of interrupted flag. If InterruptedException is thrown, the interrupted flag has been cleared. (kfujino)
fix : Add flag to ignore exceptions of connection creation while initializing the pool. (kfujino)
fix Add undefined attributes and operations to mbeans-descriptor. (kfujino)
add : Trigger a thread dump written to standard out if Tomcat fails to stop in a timely manner to aid diagnostics. This is only available on platforms that use catalina.sh. (markt)
fix : Correct namespace used in Servlet 2.4 test web application. Patch provided by Jeremy Boynes. (markt)
fix : Reorder elements so web.xml complies with schema for Servlet 3.0 test web application. Patch provided by Jeremy Boynes. (markt)
fix : Correct namespace in TLD files used in test web applications. Rename elements tagclass to tag-class so TLD files complies with DTD/schema. Patch provided by Jeremy Boynes. (violetagg)
update Update package renamed version of Commons BCEL to the latest code from Commons BCEL trunk. (markt)
update Update package renamed version of Commons FileUpload to the latest code from Commons FileUpload trunk. (markt)
fix : When looking for the jsvc executable, if an explicit path is not set and it is not found in $CATALINA_BASE, look in $CATALINA_HOME as well. (markt)
fix : Correctly escape parameters passed to eval in the catalina.sh script to ensure that Tomcat starts when installed on a path that contains multiple consecutive spaces. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.42 (markt)released 2013-07-05
fix Enforce the restriction described in section 4.4 of the Servlet 3.0 specification that requires the new pluggability methods only to be available to ServletContextListeners defined in one of the specified ways. (markt)
fix Better handle FORM authentication when requesting a resource as an unauthenticated user that is only protected for a sub-set of HTTP methods that does not include GET. (markt)
fix : Add support for a JAAS Realm instance to use a dedicated configuration rather than the JVM global JAAS configuration. This is most likely to be useful for per web application JAAS Realms. Based on a patch by eolivelli. (markt)
fix : Fix JAR file scanning when Tomcat is deployed via Java Web Start. Patch provided by Nick Williams. (markt)
add : Add the ability to configure the RMI bind address when using the JMX remote lifecycle listener. Patch provided by Alexey Noskov. (markt)
fix : Ensure original exception is reported if JDBC Realm fails to read a user's credentials. (markt)
fix , , , , & : Small performance improvements. Patches provided by Adrian Nistor. (markt/violetagg)
add : Add support for time to first byte in the AccessLogValve. Patch provided by Jeremy Boynes. (markt)
fix : If the Server container fails to start, don't allow the Catalina wrapper to start (used when running from the command line and when running as a service) since Tomcat will not be able to do any useful work. (markt)
fix Update the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener to take account of changes in the behaviour of java.beans.Introspector.flushCaches() and sun.awt.AppContext.getAppContext() in Java 7. (markt)
fix Avoid WARNING log message of Users:type=UserDatabase,database=UserDatabase at Tomcat shutdown. (pero)
fix Avoid ClassCastException when an asynchronous dispatch is invoked in an asynchronous cycle which is started by a call to ServletRequest.startAsync(ServletRequest,ServletResponse) where ServletRequest/ServletResponse are custom implementations. (violetagg)
fix Correct a regression introduced in 7.0.39 (refactoring of base 64 encoding and decoding) that broke the JNDI Realm when userPassword was set and passwords were hashed with MD5 or SHA1. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Correct the mechanism for the path calculation in AsyncContext.dispatch(). (violetagg)
fix : Avoid constant focus grabbing when running the Tomcat unit tests under Java 6 on OSX. Patch provided by Casey Lucas. (markt)
fix : Don't ignore connectionUploadTimeout setting when using HTTP NIO connector. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle regular expressions within SSI expressions that contain an equals character. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle infinite soTimeout for BIO HTTP connector. Based on a patch by Nick Bunn. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle infinite soTimeout when disableUploadTimeout is set to false. Patch provided by Nick Bunn. (violetagg)
fix Delete leftover of war file from tempDir when removing invalid FileMessageFactory. (kfujino)
fix Ensure that the keepAlive of NioSender works correctly when keepAliveCount/keepAliveTime is set to a value greater than 0. (kfujino)
add Add logging of when a member is unable to join the cluster. (kfujino)
fix Replace Tribes's TaskQueue as executor's workQueue in order to ensure that executor's maxThread works correctly. (kfujino)
fix : Fix an additional code path that could lead to multiple threads attempting to modify the same selector key set. (markt)
Web applications
add Complete the document for MessageDispatch15Interceptor. (kfujino)
add : Document the circumstances under which Tomcat will add a javax.mail.Authenticator to mail sessions created via a JNDI resource. (markt)
fix : Correct the Javadoc for the remote IP valve so the correct name is used to refer to the proxiesHeader property. (markt)
fix : Fixed Export-Package header and uses directives in MANIFEST.MF. Change the version for package org.apache.juli.logging to "0" in Import-Package header. Thus any version of that package can be used. Patch provided by Martin Lichtin. (violetagg)
update Update Maven Cental location used to download dependencies at build time to be repo.maven.apache.org. (kkolinko)
update Update JUnit to version 4.11. Configure separate download for Hamcrest 1.3 core library as its classes are no longer included in junit.jar. (kkolinko)
fix : When using a forced stop, allow a short period of time (5s) for the process to die before returning. Patch provided by mukarram.baig. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the build process produces Javadoc that is not vulnerable to CVE-2013-1571. Based on a patch by Uwe Schindler. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.41 (markt)released 2013-06-10
fix : Make parsing of HTTP Content-Type headers tolerant of any CR or LF characters that appear in the value passed by the application. Also fix some whitespace parsing issues identified by the additional test cases. (markt)
fix Prevent possible WAR file locking when reading a context.xml file from an unexpanded WAR file. Note that in normal usage, the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener would protect against this. (markt)
fix Ensure that when auto deployment runs for a Host, it uses the latest values for copyXML, deployXML and unpackWARs. (markt)
fix : Provide logging (using a UserDataHelper) when HTTP header parsing fails (e.g. when maxHeaderCount is exceeded). (markt)
add : Enhancements to the unit tests for FORM authentication. Patch provided by Brian Burch. (markt)
fix : When a reload of the application is performed ensure that a subsequent request to the context root does not result in a 404 response. (violetagg)
fix : Ensure that the correct location is used when writing files via javax.servlet.http.Part.write(String). (markt)
fix : Ensure that SessionCookieConfig#set<methods> will throw IllegalStateException if the ServletContext from which this SessionCookieConfig was acquired has already been initialized. (violetagg)
fix : Ensure that ServletContext#getJspConfigDescriptor() will return null when there is no jsp configuration provided by web.xml/web-fragment.xml. (violetagg)
fix Ensure that when Tomcat's anti-resource locking features are used that the temporary copy of the web application and not the original is removed when the web application stops. (markt)
fix : Use the correct encoding when processing a form data posted as multipart/form-data even when the request parameters are not parsed. (violetagg)
fix : The old JSESSIONIDSSO needs to be removed when SSO is being used and logout() and login() occur within a single request. Patch provided by Keith Mashinter. (markt)
add : Add support for the version attribute to the deploy command of the Ant tasks for interfacing with the text based Manager application. Patch provided by Sergey Tcherednichenko. (markt)
add : Add a Servlet Filter that implements . Patch provided by Mohit Soni. (markt)
add : JULI's LogManager now additionally looks for logging properties without prefixes if the property cannot be found with a prefix. (markt)
fix Ensure that only the first asynchronous dispatch operation for a given asynchronous cycle will be performed. Any subsequent asynchronous dispatch operation for the same asynchronous cycle will be ignored and IllegalStateException will be thrown. (violetagg)
fix : Fix the HTTP NIO connector that incorrectly rejected a request if the CRLF terminating the request line was split across multiple packets. Patch by Konstantin Preißer. (markt)
fix : Allow tag plug-ins to be packaged with a web application. Patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
fix : Return the correct version number (2.2) of the JSP specification that is supported by the JSP engine when javax.servlet.jsp.JspEngineInfo#getSpecificationVersion() is invoked. (violetagg)
add Add maxValidTime attribute to prevent the leak of FileMessageFactory in FarmWarDeployer. (kfujino)
code Simplify the code of ReplicationValve: Rather than get cluster instance from container on every request, use instance variable. (kfujino)
add Add maxWait attribute that the senderPool will wait when there are no available senders. (kfujino)
add Improve error message by including specified timeout if failed to retrieve a data sender. (kfujino)
add Add removeSuspectsTimeout attribute in order to remove a suspect node in TcpFailureDetector. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix : Add information to the Window Service how-to about installing and running multiple instances. Based on a patch by Chris Derham. (markt)
fix : Correct the link to Tribes documentation. (violetagg)
add Add document for o.a.c.tribes.group.interceptors.TcpFailureDetector. (kfujino)
Tomcat 7.0.40 (markt)released 2013-05-09
update Update Tomcat's internal copy of Commons FileUpload to FileUpload 1.3. (markt)
fix , CVE-2013-2071: Protect against AsyncListener implementations that throw RuntimeExceptions in response to an event. (markt)
fix : Restore tools.jar entry in jarsToSkip property to prevent warnings when running Tomcat from Eclipse. (markt)
fix : When scanning for web fragments, directories without any web-fragment.xml should not impact the status of distributable element. Patch provided by Trask Stalnaker. (violetagg)
fix When an error occurs during the sending of a WebSocket message, notify the Inbound side (where all the events occur that the application reacts to) that an error has occurred and that the connection is being closed. (markt)
fix : Better error message if a ConcurrentModificationException occurs while checking for memory leaks when a web application stops. Also ensure that the exception does not cause remaining checks to be skipped. Based on a patch by NateC.
fix Allow 204 responses (no content) to include entity headers as required by RFC2616. (markt)
fix Ensure write errors when using HTTP Upgrade with the APR/native connector result in IOExceptions rather than errors being silently swallowed. (markt)
fix : Provide location information for exceptions thrown by JspDocumentParser. (kkolinko)
fix : Do not attempt to parse text that looks like an EL expressions inside a scriptlet in a JSP document because EL expressions are not permitted in scriptlets. (kkolinko/markt)
fix : Do not attept to parse text that looks like an EL expressions in a JSP document if EL expressions have been disabled. (kkolinko/markt)
fix : Add support for CSV lists with the ForEach tag plugin. Patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
fix Add several improvements for FarmWarDeployer. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix : Correct Cluster Receiver page of Tomcat documentation. (violetagg)
update Document StatementCache interceptor. (kkolinko)
fix Fix minor threading issue in ConnectionPool. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Fix leak of statements in StatementCache interceptor. (kkolinko)
fix Fix NPE in SlowQueryReportJmx when running TestSlowQueryReport test. (kkolinko)
update Update to Eclipse JDT Compiler 4.2.2. (kkolinko)
update : Update to Apache Commons Daemon 1.0.15. (mturk)
update Convert remaining unit tests to JUnit 4 and enable Checkstyle rule that forbids use of methods from JUnit 3. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Remove unneeded permissions for reading UserDataHelper properties from catalina.policy file. The class that needed those was moved in 7.0.26. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.39 (markt)released 2013-03-26
fix Ensure a log message is generated when a web application fails to start due to an error processing a ServletContainerInitializer. (markt)
fix Prevent NPE in JAR scanning when running in an environment where the bootstrap class loader is not an ancestor of the web application class loader such as OSGi environments. (violetagg)
fix Ensure that, if a call to UEncoder#encodeURL is made, all internal structures are properly cleaned. (violetagg)
add : Enable the modification of an access log's fileDateFormat attribute while the access log is in use. The change will take effect when the next entry is made to the access log. (markt)
update Update Tomcat's internal copy of Commons FileUpload to FileUpload trunk, revision 1458500 and the associated extract from Commons IO to 2.4. (markt)
fix : Prevent file descriptors leak and ensure that files are closed when parsing web application deployment descriptors. (violetagg)
fix : Further relax the parsing of DIGEST authentication headers to allow for buggy clients that quote values that RFC2617 states should not be quoted. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Enable support for MBeans with multiple operations with the same name but different signatures. (markt)
code Deprecate Tomcat's internal Base 64 encoder/decoder and switch to using a package renamed copy of the Commons Codec implementation. (markt)
fix Ensure that StandardJarScanner#scan will use the provided class loader when scanning the class loader hierarchy. (violetagg)
fix : Fix a regression caused by the previous fix for . If no values are specified for sslEnabledProtocols or ciphers use the default values for server sockets rather than the default values for client sockets. (markt)
Web applications
update Correct Deployer, Manager and Context pages of Tomcat documentation. (kkolinko)
fix : Version for imported package org.apache.juli.logging is extended to include also 7.0.x versions. The fix is applicable only when running in OSGi environment. Patch provided by Martin Lichtin. (violetagg)
fix : Do not print connection password in PoolProperties.toString(). Based on a patch by Daniel Mikusa. (kkolinko)
fix : Add javax.naming.spi to Import-Package header in MANIFEST.MF in order to resolve ClassNotFoundException when running in OSGi environment. (violetagg)
fix Update to Apache Commons Daemon 1.0.14 to resolve which meant that installation of Windows service could fail producing incorrect service launch command. (mturk)
fix Ensure HEAD requests return the correct content length when the requested resource uses a Writer. Patch by Nick Williams. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.38 (markt)not released
fix Ensure that the request start time (used by the access log valve to calculate request processing time) is correctly recorded for the HTTP NIO connector. In some cases the request processing time may have been longer than that recorded. (markt)
update Add one more library from JDK 7 to the value of jarsToSkip property in the catalina.properties file. (kkolinko)
add : If annotation scanning results in a StackOverflowError due to broken class dependencies, add the class hierarchy that triggered the exception to the error message. (markt)
add Add a new option to the standard JarScanner implementation (scanBootstrapClassPath) to control if the bootstrap classpath is scanned or not. By default, it will not be scanned. (markt)
update Provide more consolidated servlet MBean data in the webapp MBean. (rjung)
fix : Take account of the delegate attribute when building the web application class path to pass to the JSP compiler. (markt)
fix Copy the updated and re-packaged UTF-8 decoder from Tomcat 8.0.x and use this improved decoder for WebSocket connections. Remove the WebSocket specific UTF-8 decoder. (markt)
fix : Recycle the byte to character converter used for URIs between requests to ensure an error in one request does not trigger a failure in the next request. (markt)
fix Use the newly added improved UTF-8 decoder for decoding UTF-8 encoded URIs and UTF-8 encoded request bodies. Invalid UTF-8 URIs will not cause an error but will make use of the replacement character when an error is detected. This will allow web applications to handle the URI which will most likely result in a 404 response. The fall-back to decoding with ISO-8859-1 if UTF-8 decoding fails has been removed. Invalid UTF-8 sequences in a request body will trigger an IOException. The way the decoder is used has also been improved. The notable change is that invalid sequences at the end of the input now trigger an error rather than being silently swallowed. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the correct request body length is used when swallowing a request body after FORM authentication prior to restoring the original request preventing possible hanging when restoring POST requests submitted over AJP. (markt)
fix : When writing binary WebSocket messages write from start position in array rather than the start of the array. Patch provided by blee. (markt)
code Refactor char encoding/decoding using NIO APIs. (remm)
Web applications
fix : Complete the Javadoc for javax.servlet.http.Part. (markt)
fix : Fix display of "Used" memory value for memory pools on the status page in Manager web application when the page is rendered as XML. (kkolinko)
fix Correct typos in configuration samples on SSL Configuration page of Tomcat documentation. (kkolinko)
update Disable support for comments on Changelog page of Tomcat documentation. (kkolinko)
fix Fix several issues with status.xsd schema in Manager web application, testing it against actual output of StatusTransformer class. (kkolinko)
fix Clarify the documentation on how context paths may be configured for web applications. (markt)
update : Change catalina.sh to consistently use LOGGING_MANAGER variable to configure logging, instead of modifying JAVA_OPTS one. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.37 (markt)released 2013-02-18
fix : Ensure that concurrent requests that require a DIGEST authentication challenge receive different nonce values. (markt)
fix : Ensure that, if a call to StandardWrapper#isSingleThreadModel() triggers the loading of a Servlet, the correct class loader is used. (markt)
fix : Ensure the default error page is displayed if a custom HTTP status code is used when calling HttpServletResponse#sendError(int, String). (markt)
fix : Ensure that if a client aborts a request when sending a chunked request body that this is communicated correctly to the client reading the request body. (markt)
update Update the native component of the APR/native connector to 1.1.27 and make that version the recommended minimum version. (markt)
add : Enable web applications to provide their own Expression Language interpreter to enable them to optimise processing of expressions. Based on a patch by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
Web applications
add : Create clearer links from the JNDI How-To to the Tomcat specific options for configuring JNDI resources. (markt)
update Update to Apache Commons Daemon 1.0.13. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.36 (markt)not released
fix Make additional allowances for buggy client implementations of HTTP DIGEST authentication. This is a follow-on to . (markt)
fix : Fix a regression in the fix for that triggered a NPE when digested passwords were used and an authentication attempt was made for a user that did not exist in the realm. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle @Resource annotations on primitives. Patch provided by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle resource injection when part of the servlet properties uses @Resource and the other uses injection-target. Patch provided by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix : Include exception when logging errors in the DataSourceRealm. Patch provided by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix : Correct one of the Spanish translations. Based on a suggestion from adinamita. (markt)
fix Prevent the SSO deregister when web application is stopped or reloaded. When StandardManager(pathname="") or DeltaManager stops normally, all sessions in the context are expired. In this case, because most sessions is not time-out, SSO deregister was triggered. (kfujino)
fix Include the exception in the log message if the parsing of the context.xml file fails. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Make memory leak detection code more robust so a failure in the leak detection code does not prevent the Context from stopping unless the error is fatal to the JVM. (markt)
fix : Do not start the background thread that is used for expiring sessions (amongst other things) until the web application is fully started. Stop the background thread as soon as the web application is stopped. (markt)
fix Allow WebSocket Ping/Pong messages to be sent between fragments of a fragmented message. (markt)
fix : Check if the socket is closed before trying to write a WebSocket message to it. Also, flush any partial buffered data before closing the socket. (markt)
fix : Allow APR connector to disable TLS compression if OpenSSL supports it. (schultz)
fix : Fix NIO HTTPS connector to prune specified ciphers and sslEnableProtocols options to those supported by the SSL implementation, sharing logic with the BIO connector. Modified ciphers and sslEnabledProtocols option pruning to not silently revert to JVM defaults when none of the options specified are supported - new behaviour is to warn and explicitly enable no options. (timw)
fix Align NIO HTTP connector with other HTTP connectors and include leading blank lines when determining the size of the HTTP headers. (markt)
fix : Performance improvement for pages with lots of heavily nested tags. Retain a reference to the root JSP context rather than traversing the hierarchy on every call. Based on a patch suggested by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
fix : Correct a regression caused by the changes for that broke compilation of JSPs with JspC. Patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
fix : Improve error message by including the name of the file when the java file generated from a tag file cannot be compiled. Based on a patch by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
fix Fix incorrect increment of counterSend_EVT_SESSION_EXPIRED and counterSend_EVT_CHANGE_SESSION_ID. These values are not incremented if no members active in cluster group. (kfujino)
fix : Correct error in Javadoc of GroupChannel send methods to maker clear that the minimum length of the destination member array is one, not two. (markt)
fix Prevent SSO deregister when node shutdown normally in cluster environment. (kfujino)
fix Check cluster member before sending replicate message in ClusterSingleSignOn. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix : Improve the documentation for the compiler attribute in the Jasper how-to. (markt)
add Add Jespa to the list of third-party Windows authentication providers and make external links in the documentation for those providers no-follow. (markt)
fix : Don't use a hard-coded class name in MemberImpl.toString(). (markt)
update Update to Apache Commons Daemon 1.0.12. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.35 (markt)released 2013-01-16
fix : Prevent ClassNotFoundExceptions on stop when running as a service. (markt)
fix : Ensure resource properties are available when the context path contains encoded characters such as a space. This triggered compilation issues in Jasper. Patch provided by Polina Genova. (markt)
fix : Improve error reporting when a JAR file fails extension validation by including the name of the JAR file in the exception. (markt)
fix Allow web applications to be stopped cleanly even if filters throw exceptions when their destroy() method is called. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Fix memory leak of servlet instances when running with a SecurityManager and either init() or destroy() methods fail or the servlet is a SingleThreadModel one. (kkolinko)
code Cleanup method cache lookup code in SecurityUtil class. (kkolinko)
add Make the Tomcat 7 non-JSR356 WebSocket implementation non-blocking (where supported by the connector) between the HTTP upgrade and the first WebSocket message from the client to the server. (markt)
fix : Ensure that an empty <absolute-ordering /> element in the main web.xml file disables scanning for web fragments. Based on a patch by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix : As per clarification from the Servlet EG, anonymous Filters and Servlets are not permitted. Patch by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix : Prevent exceptions when processing web fragments for unexpanded WAR files when the context path contains characters that need to be encoded in URLs such as spaces. Based on a patch by Polina Genova. (markt)
add : Make HTTP Digest authentication header parsing tolerant of invalid headers sent by known buggy clients. (markt)
fix : Correctly set request attributes for AccessLog in RemoteIpFilter. Patch by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix : Implement support for post-construct and pre-destroy elements in web.xml. Patch by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix : Do not try to register servlets or contexts into the mapper too early (which just caused a warning to be logged). (kkolinko)
fix Fix NPE in WebappLoader.stopInternal when stop is called after a failed start. (kkolinko)
add : Add support for receiving WebSocket pong messages. (markt)
fix : Fix NPE when SSI processing is enabled and an empty SSI directive is present. (markt)
fix Fix ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in HttpParser when parsing incorrect HTTP headers. (kkolinko)
fix : Deployment must fail when multiple servlets are mapped to the same url-pattern. (markt)
fix : Provide a value for the javax.servlet.context.orderedLibs attribute. (markt)
fix : Ensure that byte order marks are swallowed when using a Reader to read a request body with a BOM for those encodings that require byte order marks. (markt)
fix Fix release of processors in AjpNioProtocol. Wrong object was used as a key in the connections map. (kkolinko)
add : Add support for auto-detection and configuration of JARs on the classpath that provide tag plug-in implementations. Based on a patch by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
fix : Revert the fix for as it was not compliant with the JSP specification, specifically that <%= obj %> must be translated to out.print(obj) which in turn becomes out.write(String.valueOf(obj)). This will trigger a NullPointerException if obj.toString() returns null. The fix for incorrectly suppressed the NullPointerException in this case. (markt)
fix : Correct handle null iterations with in the JSTL ForEach tag plug-in implementation. Patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
fix : Avoid NullPointerException when using JSP unloading and tag files. (markt)
fix : Improve handling of nulls when trying to match sets of parameters to a method in EL. (markt)
fix : Correctly coerce the value to the expected type when using the tag plug-in for the JSTL set tag. Patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
Web applications
fix : Clarify the documentation for the BIO and NIO SSL configuration attributes sslEnabledProtocols and sslProtocol within the documentation web application. (markt)
add Integrate documentation of Tomcat 7 with Apache Comments System. People can leave their comments when reading documentation online at the site. (rjung)
fix : Use 'java_home' on Mac OS X to auto-detect JAVA_HOME. (schultz)
Tomcat 7.0.34 (markt)released 2012-12-12
fix : Improve error message if annotation scanning fails during web application start due to poor configuration or illegal cyclic inheritance with the application's classes. (markt)
fix Fix unit test for AccessLogValve when using non-GMT time zone. (rjung)
fix : Ensure correct registration of Filters and Servlets in the JMX registry if the Filter or Servlet name includes a character that must be quoted if used in an ObjectName value. (markt)
add Add new attribute renameOnRotate to the AccessLogValve. (rjung)
fix : Correct unit tests for BASIC authentication so that session timeout is correctly tested. Also refactor unit test to make it easier to add additional tests. Patch by Brian Burch. (markt)
fix : Ensure the ErrorReportValve only generates an error report if the error flag on the response has been set. (markt)
fix Simplify time zone handling in the access log valve and correctly handle various edge cases for non-standard DST changes. (markt)
Web applications
fix : Clarify that HttpServletResponse.sendError(int) results in an HTML response by default. (markt)
fix : Correct JNDI factory package name in Javadoc for org.apache.naming.java.javaURLContextFactory. (markt)
code Fix a handful of Eclipse warnings in the JDBC pool source code including the warnings reported in . (markt)
fix : Make sure that SlowQueryReportJmx mbean deregistered during webapp shutdown. Reported by Alex Franken. (kfujino)
fix : Make sure that connection pool mbean is not registered when jmxEnabled is false. Patch provided by tobias.gierke. (kfujino)
update Update to Eclipse JDT Compiler 4.2.1. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.33 (markt)released 2012-11-21
add , : Extensions to HttpClient test helper class. Patches by Brian Burch. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Avoid a possible NPE in the AccessLogValve when the session ID is logged and a session is invalidated. (markt)
fix Add support for LAST_ACCESS_AT_START system property to PersistentManager. (kfujino)
add Update MIME type mapping with additional / updated mime.types from the Apache web server. (markt)
fix : Fix a memory leak that prevented deletion of a context.xml file associated with a Context that had failed to deploy. Also fix the problems uncovered with undeploying such a Context once the leak had been fixed and the file could be deleted. (markt)
fix : Correct bug in timestamp cache used by logging (including the access log valve) that meant entries could be made with an earlier timestamp than the true timestamp. (markt)
fix : Do not share shell environment variables between multiple instances of the CGI servlet. (markt)
fix : Use a simple parser rather than a regular expression to parse HTTP Digest authentication headers so the header is correctly parsed. The new approach is also faster and generates less garbage. (markt)
fix : Rewrite the web fragment ordering algorithm to resolve multiple issues that resulted in incorrect ordering or failure to find a correct, valid order. (markt)
update The HTTP header parser added to address has been removed and replaced with the light-weight HTTP header parser created to address . The new parser includes a work-around for a bug in the Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.x plug-in for Microsoft Internet Explorer that was identified when the old parser was introduced ().
fix : Add an alternative work-around for clients that use SPNEGO authentication and expect the authenticated user to be cached per connection (Tomcat only does this if an HTTP session is available). (markt)
fix : Correctly handle (ignore) invalid If-Modified-Since header rather than throwing an exception. (markt)
fix : In web.xml, <env-entry> should accept any type that has a constructor that takes a single String or char. (markt)
add : Add support for sending a WebSocket Ping. Patch provided by Sean Winterberger. (markt)
fix Fix CVE-2013-2067: In FormAuthenticator: If it is configured to change Session IDs, do the change before displaying the login form. (kkolinko)
fix Ensure AsyncListener.timeout() and AsyncListener.complete() are called with the correct thread context class loader. (fhanik)
fix : If an asynchronous request times out without any AsyncListeners defined, a 500 error will be triggered. (markt)
fix : Correct provided value of request attribute javax.servlet.async.request_uri and add missing request attribute javax.servlet.async.path_info. (markt)
add Add denyStatus initialization parameter to CsrfPreventionFilter, allowing to customize the HTTP status code used for denied requests. (kkolinko)
fix : Increase the permitted number of nested Realm levels from 2 to 3 by default and make the limit configurable via a system property. (markt)
fix Revert occasional API change in BaseDirContext class that was done in 7.0.32. Methods should not be final. (kkolinko)
fix Prevent failures in the AccessLogValve when running under a SecurityManager and the first request received is an asynchronous one. (markt)
fix Correct an issue that prevented WebSockets from being used over SSL when using the HTTP NIO connector. (markt)
fix : Ensure the Comet END event is triggered on client disconnect with APR/native on Windows Vista/2k8 or later. Patch provided by Douglas Beachy. (markt)
fix : Ensure responses with 1xx response codes are correctly marked as not containing an entity body. This caused an issue for some WebSocket clients when an Transfer-Encoding header was sent with the 101 (HTTP upgrade) response. (markt)
code : Optimise the XML escaping provided by the PageContext implementation. Based on a patch by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
code : Use an optimised CompositeELResolver for Jasper that skips resolvers that are known to be unable to resolve the value. Patch by Jarek Gawor. (markt)
fix : Correct a regression introduced by the fix for . JSP comments that ended with the sequence ---%> (or any similar sequence with a odd number of - characters) was not correctly parsed. (markt)
fix : Fix a bug in the tag plug-in for <c:out> that triggered a JSP compilation error if the escapeXml attribute was used. Patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
code Follow up to . Simplify generated code for <c:out>. Based on a patch by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
fix : Fix a bug in the tag plug-in infrastructure that meant the <c:set> triggered a JSP compilation error when used in a tag file. Based on a patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
code : Simplify coercion of String instances to Object. (markt)
fix : Fix a bug in the tag plug-in for <c:out> that meant that if the value of the tag evaluated to a java.io.Reader object then it was not correctly handled. (markt)
fix Add getSessionIdsFull operation to mbeans-descriptor. listSessionIdsFull no longer exist. (kfujino)
fix : Fix threading issue when stopping an NioReceiver. (markt)
Web applications
add : Add display of the memory pools usage (including PermGen) to the Status page of the Manager web application. (kkolinko)
fix : Make sure getMembers() returns available member when TcpFailureDetector works in static cluster. (kfujino)
Tomcat 7.0.32 (markt)released 2012-10-09
fix Revert multiple operation support for the JMXProxyServlet pending further discussion. (schultz)
fix CVE-2012-4431: Fix bypass of CsrfPreventionFilter when there is no session. Improve session management in the filter. (kkolinko)
Web applications
fix Correct the couple of broken links in the Tomcat Javadoc. (markt)
update Update optional Checkstyle library to 5.6. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.31 (markt)not released
update Add one library from JDK 7 to the value of jarsToSkip property in the catalina.properties file. (kkolinko)
add : Add an option to automatically remove old, unused versions (ones where there are no longer any active sessions) of applications deployed using parallel deployment. (markt)
fix : Use correct status code when closing a WebSocket connection normally in response to a close frame from a client. (markt)
update JMXProxyServlet now allows multiple operation commands like invokeAndSet, invokeAndGet, etc. (schultz) Note: reverted in 7.0.32.
fix : request.isAsyncStarted() must continue to return true until the dispatch actually happens (which at the earliest isn't until the thread where startAsync() was called returns to the container). (markt)
fix : Ensure the the implicit servlets (JSP and default) are marked as override-able when using embedded mode. (markt)
fix When the DefaultServlet is under heavy load, the HTTP header parser added to address generates large amounts of garbage and uses significant CPU time. A cache has been added that significantly reduces the overhead of this parser. (markt)
fix : Make directory listings work correctly when aliases are used. (markt)
code : Performance improvement of up to four times faster parsing of JSP pages. Patch provided by Sheldon Shao. (markt)
add Make the cluster members and the cluster deployer associated with the cluster accessible via JMX. (markt)
fix Fix a behavior of TcpPingInterceptor#useThread. If set to false, ping thread is never started. (kfujino)
Web applications
add Improve the documentation web application to clarify the difference between the tag and version parameters when using text interface of the Manager web application. (markt)
add Make sessions saved in the Store associated with a Manager that extends PersistentManager optionally visible (via the showProxySessions Servlet initialisation parameter in web.xml) to the Manager web application. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.30 (markt)released 2012-09-06
fix Automatically delete temporary files used by Servlet 3.0 file upload (for parts which size is greater than file-size-threshold option in web.xml) when request processing completes. (kkolinko)
fix : This additional fix for this issue improves the formatting of Jasper errors (or any exceptions that use a multi-line message) with the ErrorReportValve. (markt)
fix : If a URL passed to javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse.encodeURL() cannot be made absolute, never encode it and return it unchanged. Previously, the fix for meant than an IllegalArgumentException was thrown. (markt)
fix : Added support for SSLHonorCipherOrder to allow the server to impose its cipher order on the client. Based on a patch provided by Marcel Šebek. This feature requires Tomcat Native 1.1.25 or later. (schultz)
fix : Fix atomicity bugs in use of concurrent collections. Based on a patch by Yu Lin. (markt)
fix Correct a regression in the previous fix for that did not always correctly normalize redirect URLs when the redirect URL included a query string or fragment component. (markt)
fix Add missing getter and setter for roleSearchAsUser option on JNDI Realm. (markt)
update Add some HTTP status codes registered at IANA. (rjung)
fix : Fix ExpandWar.expand to check the return value of File.mkdir and File.mkdirs. (schultz)
fix : Reduce memory footprint when performing class scanning on Context start. Patch provided by Cedomir Igaly. (markt)
fix : Fix JAR scanning when WEB-INF/lib is provided via VirtualDirContext. Patch provided by Philip Zuev. (markt)
fix : Ensure Servlets defined using jsp-file are available when metadata-complete is true. (markt)
fix : Ignore path parameters when comparing URIs for FORM authentication. This prevents users being prompted twice for passwords when logging in when session IDs are being encoded as path parameters. (markt)
fix : When performing a asynchronous dispatch after series of forwards, ensure that the request properties are correct for the request at each stage. (markt)
fix : Ensure that HttpServletResponse.sendRedirect() works when called after a dispatch from an AsyncContext. (markt)
fix : Correct name of HTTP header used in WebSocket handshake for listing the preferred protocols. (markt)
code Document the constants that were added to the RequestDispatcher interface in Servlet 3.0. (kkolinko)
fix Ensure custom error pages are not truncated if the page that triggered the error set a content length header. (markt)
fix : Ensure that a 500 response rather than no response is returned if the HTTP headers exceed the size limit. (markt)
fix : When merging web.xml fragments, allow for <jsp-property-group> elements having multiple <url-pattern> elements. (markt)
add Always make the resulting web.xml available even if metadata-complete is true. (markt)
fix : Provide separate system properties to control which JARs are excluded from which scans when using the JarScanner. This allows JARs to be excluded from all scans or only from TLD scanning and/or Servlet 3.0 pluggability scanning. (markt)
update Add several JDK libraries to the value of jarsToSkip property in the catalina.properties file. (markt, kkolinko)
fix Fix typos etc. in the code that logs merged web.xml (as enabled by logEffectiveWebXml option on Context). (kkolinko)
fix : When adding filters via FilterRegistration.Dynamic the filters were added at the wrong point because the isMatchAfter logic was inverted. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle JARs generated by tools that do not create specific entries for directories. Patch provided by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix Improvements to DIGEST authenticator including the disabling caching of authenticated user in session by default, tracking server rather than client nonces and better handling of stale nonce values. (markt)
fix Improve performance of DIGEST authenticator for concurrent requests. (markt)
fix CVE-2012-3546: Fix bypass of security constraint checks with FORM authentication. Remove unneeded processing in RealmBase. (kkolinko)
fix : FileDirContext.list() did not provide correct paths for subdirectories. Patch provided by Kevin Wooten. (kkolinko)
fix : Overlapping URL patterns were sometimes merged incorrectly in security constraints leading to incorrect 401 responses. Note: it was possible for access to be denied when it should have been granted but it was not possible for access to be granted when it should have been denied. (markt)
fix Remove the socket.soTrafficClass from the BIO and NIO HTTP and AJP connectors because any use of the option is either ignored or in some cases (Java 7 with NIO) throws an Exception. (mark)
fix Prevent possible NPE when processing Comet requests during Connector shutdown. (markt)
fix : Better handling of edge conditions in chunk header processing. (kkolinko)
fix : Correct a regression in the fix for that mean that in some circumstances the comet flag was not reset on HttpAprProcessor instances. This caused problems when the Processor was re-used for a new connection that would trigger a NullPointerException and could result in a JVM crash. (markt)
fix : Fix possible corruption of GZIP'd output. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Better parsing of line-terminators for requests using chunked encoding. (markt)
fix Further improvements to handling of Comet END events when the connector is stopped. (markt)
fix : Ensure buffered data is cleared when using a jsp:forward action inside a classic custom tag. (markt)
fix : Support file:// URLs for JSP dependencies. Patch provided by Viola Lu. (markt)
fix : Support MethodExpressions that include a method invocation that is not at the end of the expression. (markt)
fix Fix an issue when running under Java 7 which throws exceptions when trying to set an invalid option whereas Java 6 silently swallowed them. The option using the problem was soTrafficClass. Investigations showed that this option had no effect for Cluster Channel Receivers so it was removed. (markt)
fix : Fix race condition between the processing of session sync message and transfer complete message. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix Update JSTL version information in the JNDI section of the documentation web application. (markt)
fix : Correct a typo in the cluster how-to section of the documentation web application. Also fix a handful of spelling errors. (markt)
fix : Clarify in documentation that building Apache Tomcat 7 from sources requires a Java 6 JDK. (kkolinko)
fix : Allow for wrapped source code example in config/context.html. Patch provided by Terence Bandoian. (schultz)
update : Change links on the list of applications in the Manager to point to '/appname/' instead of '/appname'. (kkolinko)
fix Avoid potential NPE identified by Find Bugs in org.apache.catalina.tribes.io.ReplicationStream. (markt)
fix : Fix potential NPE in TcpPingInterceptor. Based on a patch by F. Arnoud. (markt)
fix : To avoid NPE, set TCP PING data to ChannelMessage. Patch provided by F.Arnoud (kfujino)
fix : Javadoc fixes. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
code Remove some unused code from Tomcat's package renamed, cut-down copy of Commons BCEL used for annotation scanning. (markt)
add : Add support for Java 7 byte code to Tomcat's package renamed, cut-down copy of Commons BCEL used for annotation scanning. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.29 (markt)released 2012-07-08
add Add support for searching for roles in JNDI/LDAP using another value than the actual DN or username specified. Rather it will use a value from the users directory entry. The new attribute introduced to the JNDIRealm is userRoleAttribute (fhanik)
fix Fix checking of recommended tcnative library version when using the APR connector. (rjung)
update : Improve StuckThreadDetectionValve: add stuckThreadNames property as a pair for the stuckThreadIds one, add thread ids to the log messages. (kkolinko)
add : Add support for a default error page to be defined in web.xml by defining an error page with just a nested location element. It appears this feature was intended to be included in the Servlet 3.0 specification but was accidently left out. (markt)
fix : Correct regression in fix for that could easily trigger a deadlock when deploying a ROOT web application. (markt)
fix As per section 1.6.2 of the Servlet 3.0 specification and clarification from the Servlet Expert Group, the servlet specification version declared in web.xml no longer controls if Tomcat scans for annotations. Annotation scanning is now always performed - regardless of the version declared in web.xml - unless metadata complete is set to true. (markt)
fix : As per clarification from the Servlet Expert Group, JARs will always be scanned for ServletContainerInitializers regardless of the setting of metadata complete. However, if an absolute ordering is specified and a JAR is excluded from that ordering it will not be scanned for ServletContainerInitializers nor will it be scanned for matches to any HandleTypes annotations. (markt)
add : Populate mapped-name property for resources defined in web.xml. Based on a patch by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
add Make the request available when establishing a WebSocket connection. (markt)
fix : Correct a regression in the fix for that introduced problems for JSPs that used characters that must be encoded if used in a URI. (markt)
fix : Avoid a JVM crash when a connector that requires the APR/native library is explicitly specified and the library, or a recent enough version of it, is not available. (markt)
fix : Provide a more helpful error message if a getter or setter cannot be found for a bean property when using expression language. (markt)
fix : Allow container to handle errors if the creation of the PageContext fails rather than swallowing the error. (markt)
Web applications
fix Update the WebSocket examples in the examples web application so that they work with secure connections (wss) as well as non-secure (ws) connections. (markt)
fix : Minor corrections and improvements to the HTTP connector configuration reference. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
fix : Correction and clarifications to the SSL Connector configuration examples in the SSL how-to. (markt)
fix : Correct reference to sample init.d script for use with jsvc in the documentation web application. (markt)
fix : Correct the allowed values for the SSI option isVirtualWebappRelative which are true or false. (markt)
fix Document roleNested property of JNDIRealm in Configuration Reference. (kkolinko)
fix (): Allow configurable name for SlowQueryReportJmx (fhanik)
fix (): Multiple pools with the same name should register under JMX (fhanik)
fix Fix cleanup of temporary files in TestNamingContext test. (kkolinko)
fix Remove a few files from the source distribution that are not required since they are copied / generated during the build. (markt)
fix Add manifest files to the set of files for which the line-ending is changed to match the OS defaults in the source distributions. (markt)
code Align Jk Ant tasks definitions between antlib.xml and catalina.tasks files, introducing jkupdate as synonym for jkstatus. The latter one is deprecated. Simplify bin/catalina-tasks.xml, replacing taskdef with typedef and adding Ant condition implementations used with JMX to jmxaccessor.tasks file. (kkolinko)
fix : Return correct content-length header for HEAD requests when content length is greater than 2GB. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.28 (markt)released 2012-06-19
fix : An additional fix to ensure that the ChunkedInputFilter is correctly recycled. (markt)
add : Make DIGEST authentication tolerant of clients (mainly older Android implementations) that do not follow RFC 2617 exactly. (markt)
update : Implement custom thread factory for container start-stop thread pool. It allows to use daemon threads and give them more distinct names. (kfujino)
fix : Remove synchronization bottleneck from the firing of Container events. (markt)
add : Additional test cases for BASIC authentication and RFC2617 compliance. Patch provided by Brian Burch. (markt)
fix : Correct WebSocket protocol version detection. (pero)
add Add new attributes of allow and deny to UserConfig. (kfujino)
fix : Fix context reloading so requests received during the reload are paused and processed when reloading completes rather than receiving 404 responses. (markt)
add Improve the handling of watched resources so that changes trigger a reload rather than a stop followed by a start which allows requests received to be paused and processed when reloading completes rather than receiving 404 responses. (markt)
fix Remove potential bottleneck on creation of new WebSocket connections. (markt)
fix : If a JDBC Realm or DataSource Realm is configured for an all roles mode that only requires authorization (and no roles) and no role table or column is defined, don't populate the Principal's roles. (markt)
fix : Add APR version number to tcnative version INFO log message. (schultz)
fix : Add OpenSSL version number INFO log message when initializing. (schultz)
update Save a bit of memory in annotations cache in DefaultInstanceManager by trimming annotation lists to their size. (kkolinko)
fix Correctly configure the parser used to process server.xml so that external entities may be used to include the content of external files into server.xml. (markt)
fix Make sure ContextMBean#findFilterDefs returns correct filter definitions. (kfujino)
add Ensure that maxParameterCount applies to multi-part requests handled via the Servlet 3 file upload API. (markt)
fix : When constructing absolute URLs for redirects from relative URLs ensure that the resulting URLs are normalized. (markt)
fix : Ensure the WebSocket Servlet continues to work when requests are wrapped. (markt)
fix Enable host's xmlBase attribute in ContextConfig. (kfujino)
fix : Use the message from the throwable (if there is one) when generating the report in the ErrorReportValve and no message has been specified via sendError(). (markt)
fix : Switch to an infinite socket timeout by default for WebSocket connections. (markt)
fix : Do not always cache resources loaded by the web application class loader since they may be very large which in turn could trigger a memory leak. Calls to the web application class loader's getResourceAsStream() method will now access the resource directly rather than via the cache in most cases. (markt)
fix : Include superclasses when considering injection targets. Patch provided by Borislav Kapukaranov. (markt)
fix : Provide a better error message if a ClassFormatException occurs during annotation scanning and do not prevent the web application from starting in this case. (markt)
fix : Improve check for setter method when processing annotations. Patch provided by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix : Fix an IllegalStateException due to the JAR file being closed when accessing static resources in a JAR file when urlCacheProtection="false" in the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener. (markt)
fix : Changed ManagerBase to throw TooManyActiveSessionsException instead of IllegalStateException when the maximum number of sessions has been exceeded and a new session will not be created. (schultz)
fix : Ensure that resources, including JSP files, that have names that include characters with special meanings in URLs (such as ampersand, semicolon, plus, hash and percent) are correctly handled. This bug is partially a regression caused by the original fix for and partially an existing issue that had not previously been identified. This fix reverts the original fix for , correctly fixes that issue and fixes the additional issues identified by the test cases that were also added as part of this fix. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : If a class specified in a @HandlesTypes annotation on a ServletContainerInitializer is missing log a more helpful message and do not prevent the web application from starting. (markt)
fix : Ensure that using the GC Daemon Protection feature of the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener does not trigger a full GC every hour. (markt)
fix : Do not require security-role-ref elements to contain a role-link element. (markt)
fix : Prevent double initialization of pre-created Servlet instances when used in embedded mode. (markt)
fix : When processing resource injection, correctly infer property name from its setter method if the name starts with several uppercase characters. (kkolinko)
fix : When processing JNDI resources, take account of the types of any specified injection targets to ensure that the resource definition and the injection target types are consistent. Based on a patch provided by Violeta Georgieva. (markt)
fix : Forwarding via a RequestDispatcher to an asynchronous Servlet always failed. Includes a test case based on code by Rossen Stoyanchev. (markt)
fix : Ensure WebSocket call backs (onOpen etc.) are called using the web application's class loader. (markt)
fix : To avoid BindException, make startStopThreads into a demon thread. (kfujino)
fix : Make the internal HTTP header parser more tolerant of Content-Type values that contain invalid parameters by ignoring the invalid parameters. It is a followup to bug . (markt)
fix : Correctly handle @WebFilter annotations that do not include a mapping. (markt)
fix : Add support for servlets mapped explicitly to the context root of a web application. (markt)
fix : Ensure new HTTP header parser works correctly when running Tomcat under a security manager. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Configure the default security policy to allow web applications to use WebSocket when running under a security manager. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Allow whitespace around delimiters in <Context> aliases for readability. (schultz)
fix , CVE-2012-4534: Correct fix for high CPU load. (fhanik)
fix : Broken Sendfile on SSL introduced in 7.0.27 (fhanik)
fix : Additional fix required to ensure that InputFilters are recycled between requests. (markt)
fix : Fix a problem in the NIO connector whereby if the poller was under low but consistent load (>1 request/per second and always less than 1 second between requests) timeouts never took place. (markt)
fix : When using an Executor with BIO, use the executor's maxThreads as the default for maxConnections. (markt)
fix : Prevent buffer overflow errors being reported when a client disconnects before the response has been fully written from an AJP connection using the APR/native connector. (markt)
add : Allow developers to avoid chunked encoding for a response of unknown length by setting the Connection: close header. Based on a patch suggested by Philippe Marschall. (markt)
fix : Properly count down maxConnections (fhanik)
update Update default value of pollerThreadCount for the NIO connector. The new default value will never go above 2 regardless of available processors. (fhanik)
add Allow to retrieve the current connectionCount via getter from the endpoint and as JMX attribute of the ThreadPool mbean. (rjung)
fix Correct an edge case where Comet END events were not send to connected clients when the Tomcat connector was stopped. (markt)
fix : Fix possible stack overflow on connection close when using Comet. (fhanik)
fix Improve InternalNioInputBuffer.parseHeaders(). (kkolinko)
add Implement maxHeaderCount attribute on Connector. It is equivalent of LimitRequestFields directive of . Default value is 100. (kkolinko)
fix , : If JSP page unexpectedly fails to initialize PageContext instance, write exception to the logs instead of silent swallowing. (kkolinko)
fix : Modify JspC so it extends org.apache.tools.ant.Task enabling it to work with features such as namespaces within build.xml files. (markt)
fix Avoid NPE when reload if a state of a BackupManager is FAILED. (kfujino)
fix : In order to avoid that a backup node expire a session, replicate session access time in BackupManager. (kfujino)
add Add support for SecureRandom to cluster manager template. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix Remove obsolete bug warning from Windows service documentation page. (rjung)
add : Various improvements to the Compression Filter. Patch provided by David Becker. (markt)
fix : Clarify how Jar Scanner handles directories. (markt)
fix : Fix documented defaults for DBCP. Patch provided by ph.dezanneau at gmail.com. (rjung)
fix : Correct documentation for the default value of connectionTimeout attribute for AJP protocol connectors. (kkolinko)
update : Clarify ResourceLink example that uses DataSource.getConnection(username, password) method. Not all data source implementations support it. (kkolinko)
fix Fix several HTML markup errors in servlets of examples web application. (kkolinko)
fix : Correct spelling of "received" in the Manager application's XML output. (markt)
fix : Update a reference to the Servlet specification in the first web applciation section of the documentation web application to include newer versions of the specificarion. (markt)
fix (): JMX enable most pool properties (fhanik)
add (): Add in the ability to purge connections from the pool (fhanik)
update (): Prevent pool from hanging during database failure (fhanik)
update When a connection is reconnected due to failed validation make sure the ConnectionState is reset or it will assume incorrect values (fhanik)
fix (): Add support for the following properties in DataSourceFactory: commitOnReturn, rollbackOnReturn, useDisposableConnectionFacade, logValidationErrors and propagateInterruptState. Based on patch proposed by Suresh Avadhanula. (kkolinko)
update Update to Eclipse JDT Compiler 3.7.2 at maven tomcat-jasper.pom. (pero)
update Update the native component of the Tomcat APR/native connector to 1.1.24. (markt)
fix Add missing dependencies in pom files. (markt)
add : Add project.url and project.licenses sections to the POMs for the Maven artifacts. (markt)
fix Properly mention jsp_2_2.xsd in the main LICENSE and INSTALLLICENSE files. (kkolinko)
fix : Fix using the command "catalina.bat run" when the value of %TEMP% contains spaces. (kkolinko)
update Add dependencies and description to "validate" target in build.xml, so that it could be run separately. Improve BUILDING.txt and RUNNING.txt. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.27 (markt)released 2012-04-05
update Explicitly ignore empty path values in virtualClasspath attribute of VirtualWebappLoader class. Document that whitespace around the values is trimmed. Reformat documentation examples to make them more readable. (kkolinko)
fix Further improve fix for to allow an error reporting Valve to write a response body if sendError() is called during an asynchronous request on a container thread. (markt)
fix Correct fix for (): If VirtualDirContext class is configured with non-empty value of extraResourcePaths option (a feature added in 7.0.24), do not implicitly set allowLinking option to the value of true. If it is really needed, it should be set explicitly. (kkolinko)
add : Added configurable mechanism to retrieve user names from X509 client certificates. Based on a patch provided by Michael Furman. (schultz)
fix : Fix a theoretical resource leak in the JAR validation that checks for non-permitted classes in web application JARs. (markt)
code Code clean-up identified by , , , , , and . (markt)
fix : Improve error message when a JNDI resource can not be found. (markt)
fix : Fix parsing of Content-Type header in HttpServletResponse.setContentType(). Introduces a new HTTP header parser that follows RFC2616. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Correct JNDI lookups when using javax.naming.Name to identify the resource rather than a java.lang.String. (markt)
fix : Handle the case where the parent class loader for the Catalina object does not have the system class loader in its hierarchy. This may happen when embedding. Patch provided by olamy. (markt)
add : Add a unit test for DigestAuthenticator and SingleSignOn. Patch provide by Brian Burch. (markt)
fix : Make sure NonLoginAuthenticator registers not MemoryUser but GenericPrincipal into a session when UserDatabaseRealm is used. (kfujino)
add : Extend memory leak prevention and detection code to work with IBM as well as Oracle JVMs. Extend unit tests to check direct and indirect ThreadLocal memory leak detection. Based on a patch provided by Rohit Kelapure. (markt)
add Add support for the WebSocket protocol (RFC6455). Both streaming and message based APIs are provided and the implementation currently fully passes the Autobahn test suite. Also included are several examples. A significant contribution to this new functionality was provided by Johno Crawford — particularly the examples. Contributions were also provided by Petr Praus, Jonathan Drake & Slávka. (markt)
fix When stopping a Context, ensure that any Servlets registered with JMX are unregistered. (markt)
code Make the implementation of Catalina.getParentClassLoader consistent with similar methods across the code base and have it return the system class loader if no parent class loader is set. (markt)
fix : Ensure users can authenticate when using DIGEST authentication with digested passwords if the digested password is stored using upper case hexadecimal characters since DIGEST authentication expects digests to use lower case characters. Based on a patch provided by Neale Rudd. (markt)
fix : Ensure that a Valve implements Lifecycle before calling any Lifecycle methods on that Valve. (markt)
fix : Fix MBean descriptors for org.apache.catalina.realm package. (markt)
fix : Fix NameNotFoundException when field/method is annotated with @Resource annotation. Patch provided by Violet Agg. (markt)
add Add support for multi-thread deployment in UserConfig. (kfujino)
fix Correctly register NIO sockets with poller after processing Comet events to ensure that no read events are missed. This fixes an intermittent issue observed in the unit tests. (fhanik/markt)
fix : Fix a bug in the highly unlikely circumstance that an infinite timeout was specified for writing data to a client when using NIO. (markt)
fix : Fix high CPU load with SSL, NIO and sendfile when client breaks the connection before reading all the requested data. (markt)
fix : Avoid NPE when an NIO Comet connection times out on one thread at the same time as it is closed on another thread. (markt)
add Include port number when known in connector name when logging messages from connectors that use automatic free port allocation. (markt)
fix Don't try an unlock the acceptor thread if it is not locked. This is unlikely to impact normal usage but it does fix some unit test issues. (markt)
fix When using the APR connector ensure that any connections in a keep-alive state are closed when the connector is stopped rather than when the connector is destroyed. This is important when stop() followed by start() is called on the connector. (markt)
fix : Use configurable package name for tags rather than hard-coded value so configuration actually works. (markt)
code : Implement additional interface methods in Eclipse JDT integration required for Jasper to correctly with the latest Eclipse development code. (markt)
fix : Ensure uriRoot is fully validated before it is used. Patch based on a suggestion by Eugene Chung. (markt)
fix : Refactor the code so JspFragment.invoke cleans up after itself. Patch provided by Karl von Randow. (markt)
fix : Take account of coercion rules when invoking methods via EL. (markt)
fix : Partial fix. Remove static references to the EL expression factory and use per web application references instead. (markt)
fix : Remainder of fix. Cache the class to use for the EL expression factory per class loader. (kkolinko)
fix : Revert the fix for since the use case described in the bug is invalid since it breaks the EL specification. (markt)
fix Replicate principal in ClusterSingleSignOn. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix : Fix expires filter mime type in javascript examples. (rjung)
fix : Exception in MBeanDumper when dumping MBean for StandardThreadExecutor. (rjung)
update Bring built-in mime types for embedded Tomcat more in line with the ones defined in the default web.xml configuration file. (rjung)
add Add support to the JMXProxyServlet which is part of the Manager application for fetching a specific key from a CompositeData value. Updated documentation, so that the entire 'get' command for the JMX proxy servlet is documented, including the new optional 'key' parameter. (schultz/markt)
update Pool cleaner thread should be created using the classloader that loaded the pool, not the context loader (fhanik)
fix : Make pool properties serializable and cloneable. (fhanik)
fix (): Slow Query Report should log using WARN level when queries are slow and within the threshold of caching it. (fhanik)
fix (): Add in configuration option to disallow connection reuse. (): useDisposableConnectionFacade is by default enabled (fhanik)
fix (): Java 7 DataSource method addition. (fhanik)
fix (): Throw an error and notification when pool is exhausted. (fhanik)
fix (): Add in option to configure logging for validation errors. (fhanik)
fix (): Add in configuration option, progagateInterruptState, to allow threads to retain the interrupt state. (fhanik)
fix : Fix the way how daemon.sh parses command options so that more then one can be provided. (mturk)
update Rearrange validate-eoln target in build.xml so that it could be run ahead of compilation. (kkolinko)
update Update Apache Commons Daemon to 1.0.10. (mturk)
update Update the native component of the Tomcat APR/native connector to 1.1.23 and take advantage of the simplified distribution. (mturk)
update Update to Eclipse JDT Compiler 3.7.2. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.26 (markt)released 2012-02-21
code Provide constants for commonly used Charset objects and use these constants where appropriate. (markt)
fix Refactor the fix for to correct two issues (a missing class and incorrect class/method names) when using the extras logging packages. (markt)
fix : Only load classes during HandlesTypes processing if the class is a match. Previously, every class in the web application was loaded regardless of whether it was a match or not. (markt)
fix : Correct typo: exipre -> expire. (markt)
add Add a unit test for SSO authentication. Patch provided by Brian Burch. (markt)
fix : Correct regression in the fix for that caused a harmless exception to be logged when scanning for annotations and WEB-INF/classes did not exist. (markt)
code Refactor to remove a circular dependency between org.apache.catalina and org.apache.naming. (markt)
code Remove some initialisation code from the standard start process (i.e. via the scripts) that was intended for embedding but is not required when performing a standard start.(markt)
add Add new method to MBeanFactory that allows any Valve to be created and deprecate the methods to create specific Valves. (markt)
add Partial sync of MIME type mapping with mime.types from the Apache web server. (rjung)
fix : Fix a regression in the fix for . Prevent output truncation when reset() is called on a response. (mark)
fix : Remove an old and now unnecessary hack that modified the path info reported via the javax.servlet.forward.path_info request attribute when forwarding to an error page. (markt)
fix : Ensure that if it is necessary to fall back to the default NullRealm, the NullRealm instance is created early enough for it to be correctly initialised. (markt)
fix Fix millisecond output in AccessLogValve when using a SimpleDateFormat based time pattern. (rjung)
fix : When dumping MBean data, skip attributes where getters throw UnsupportedOperationException. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the extension validator checks the JARs in the shared and common class loaders for extensions. (markt)
fix Correct a threading issue in the generation of the list of standard authenticators during Context initialization that could lead to a web application failing to start if Contexts were started in parallel. (markt)
fix : Correct regression that broke annotation processing in /WEB-INF/classes for web applications deployed as WARs, packageless classes and some embedding scenarios. The regression was introduced by the invalid assumptions made in the fix for . (markt)
fix : When dumping MBean data, skip attributes where getters throw NullPointerException. (markt)
add : Provide a meaningful error message when writing more response headers than permitted. (markt)
fix : Ensure that bytes written (which is used by the access log) is correctly reset after an HTTP 1.0 request has been processed. (markt)
code Minor refactoring to reduce code duplication in the HTTP connectors. (markt)
fix : Ensure that POST bodies are available for reply after FORM authentication when using the AJP connectors. (markt)
fix : Ensure that leading and trailing white space is removed from listener class names when parsing TLD files. (markt)
fix : When converting class path entries from URLs to files/directories, ensure that any URL encoded characters are converted. Fixes JSP compilation with javac when Tomcat is installed at a path that includes spaces. (markt)
fix : Correct coercion order in EL when processing the equality and inequality operators. (markt)
Web applications
update Improve BUILDING.txt. Update instructions for building. Add instructions for using Checkstyle and running the tests. (kkolinko)
add : Improve handling of null return values in the JMX proxy servlet which is part of the Manager application. (kkolinko)
fix : Make it clear in the Realm how-to in the documentation web application that digested password storage when using DIGEST authentication requires that MD5 digests are used. (markt)
fix : Fix typos in JSP examples. Patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (rjung)
fix : Remove mentioning of ldap.jar from docs. Patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (rjung)
fix Fix code style issues and enable Checkstyle checks for jdbc-pool when it is built within Tomcat. (kkolinko)
fix Correct set and reset the query cache to avoid NPE (fhanik)
fix Update Commons Daemon to 1.0.9 to resolve which meant that services created with service.bat did not set the catalina.home and catalina.base system properties. (markt)
add Implement check for correct end-of-line characters in the source files. It is run as separate target in build.xml. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.25 (markt)released 2012-01-21
Web applications
fix Restore format of the first line of error message for JMX proxy servlet in case scripts were depending on it. (markt)
fix When building a Windows installer do not copy whole "res" folder to output/dist, but only the files that we need. Apply fixcrlf filter only after the files are copied, so that INSTALLLICENSE file had correct line ends. (kkolinko)
update Remove res/License.rtf. The file that is actually shown by the Windows installer is res/INSTALLLICENSE. (kkolinko)
add Automate the OpenPGP signature generation for the release process. (markt)
fix Don't exclude directories named target from the build process. (rjung)
Tomcat 7.0.24 (markt)not released
add : Provide greater control over the logging of errors triggered by invalid input data (i.e. data over which Tomcat has no control). (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Fix ClassCastException in an Alias added to existing host through JMX. (kkolinko)
fix Do not throw IllegalArgumentException from parseParameters() call when chunked POST request is too large, but treat it like an IO error. The FailedRequestFilter filter can be used to detect this condition. (kkolinko)
fix : Don't allow web applications to package classes from the javax.el package. Patch provided by pid. (markt)
fix : Fix regression caused by the addition of the threaded component start () that triggered a deadlock on startup if no Realm was configured. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle the case when antiResourceLocking is enabled at the Context level when unpackWARs is disabled at the Host level. Based on a patch by Justin Miller. (markt)
fix In ExtendedAccessLogValve when printing %-encoded value of a parameter, use UTF-8 encoding to convert parameter value to bytes instead of platform default encoding. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Allow web applications that do not have a login configuration to participate in a SSO session. Patch provided by Brian Burch. (markt)
fix : When using sendfile, use the number of bytes requested to be written to the response in the access log valve for bytes written rather than recording a value of zero. (markt)
fix : Reduce log level for class loading errors during @HandlesTypes processing to debug. (markt)
fix : Improve performance when large numbers of single characters and/or small strings are written to the response via a Writer. (markt)
fix : Do not fail with parameter parsing when debug logging is enabled. (kkolinko)
fix Do not flag extra '&' characters in parameters as parse errors. (kkolinko)
fix Reduce log level for the message about hitting maxParameterCount limit from WARN to INFO. (kkolinko)
fix : Ensure that the correct host is used when configuring logging when Tomcat is embedded. Patch provided by David Calavera. (markt)
update : Align the Servlet 3.0 implementation with the changes defined in the first maintenance release (also know as Rev. A). See the for a detailed list of changes (markt)
fix Improve JMX names for objects related to Connectors that have the address attribute set. (markt)
fix Remove some stale attributes from MBeans. (rjung)
code Move destruction of ContainerBase objects to ContainerBase to ensure that they are destroyed. (markt)
fix : Change the behaviour of the default Realm in the embedded use case so it is set once on the Engine rather than on every Context thereby avoiding the Lifecycle issues with having the same Realm set on multiple Contexts. (markt)
add Provide a new Realm implementation, the NullRealm, that does not contain any users and is used as the default Realm implementation (rather than the JAAS Realm which was used prior to this change) if no Realm is specified. (markt)
fix : Don't assume file based URLs when checking last modified times for global and host level web.xml files. Patch provided by violetagg. (markt)
add Add test cases for the BASIC and NonLogin Authenticators when not using SSO. Patch provided by Brian Burch. (markt)
add : Add support for automatic binding to a free port by a connector if the special value of zero is used for the port. This is mainly useful in embedded and testing scenarios. (markt)
update Remove obsolete emptySessionPath JMX attribute. (rjung)
fix Correct error in fix for . (markt)
fix Ensure that the process of unlocking the acceptor thread does not trigger processing of the connection as if it were a valid request. (markt)
fix : Add setter for entityResolver in ParserUtils. This is mainly useful when jasper and dtds are in different class loaders. (mturk)
fix : Ensure that the order of multiple prelude/coda values for JSP pages is respected. (markt)
fix : Only handle <\% and not \% as escaped in template text. (markt)
fix : Ensure that when using ValueExpression.getValueReference() if the expression is an EL variable that the value returned is the ValueReference for the ValueExpression associated with the EL variable. (markt)
fix : Don't assume that EL method expressions have exactly three components (identifier, method name, paramaters). (markt)
Web applications
add : Add the ability to invoke MBean operations to the JMX proxy sevrlet in the Manager application. Based on a patch by Christopher Hlubek. (markt)
update Further clarify the relation between values used by RemoteIpValve and RemoteIpFilter and their use by AccessLogValve. (kkolinko)
fix : Improve windows service documentation to clarify how to include # and/or ; in the value of an environment variable that is passed to the service. (markt)
fix : Fix typo in VirtualWebappLoader documentation (configuration example). (rjung)
update Replace Bugzilla search link on ROOT/index.jsp page with one pointing to the bug reporting page of Tomcat site. (kkolinko)
update Move MBean dump code from JMXProxyServlet into a utility class. (rjung)
fix : Fix threading issue that may lead to harmless NPE during shutdown that has occasionally been observed when running the unit tests. (markt)
fix , , and : Fix some potential concurrency issues in FastQueue. (markt)
add : Pool cleaner should be a global thread, not spawn one thread per connection pool. (fhanik)
update Update Apache Commons Daemon to 1.0.8. (mturk)
update Update Apache Commons Pool to 1.5.7. (kkolinko)
fix Fix line ends in .gitignore files contained in source distributions. (rjung)
fix Run Mapper performance test twice if the first run took too long, to ignore occasional failures. (kkolinko)
fix Align .gitignore and build.xml exclude patterns with svn:ignore. (kkolinko)
fix Configure defaultexcludes for Ant 1.8.1/1.8.2. The .git and .gitignore patterns are in since Ant 1.8.2, but we include .gitignore in src distributions. (kkolinko)
add : Allow JUnit logs to be generated in formats other than plain text. Patch provided by M Hasko. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Fix build condition for tomcat-dbcp to always rebuild whan a new version of commons-pool or commons-dbcp is downloaded. (kkolinko)
update Add example of configuration for SetCharacterEncodingFilter to the default web.xml file. (kkolinko)
update Switch unit tests to bind Connectors to localhost rather than all available IP addresses. (markt)
update Update to Eclipse JDT Compiler 3.7.1. (markt)
update Add Netbeans nbproject folder to svn:ignore and .gitignore. (rjung)
update Align .gitignore with trunk. (rjung)
Tomcat 7.0.23 (markt)released 2011-11-25
add : Add the ability to start and stop containers (primarily Contexts) using a thread pool rather than a single thread. This can significantly improve start and stop time. Based on patches by Joe Kislo and Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix : Enable FIPS mode to be set in AprLifecycleListener. Based upon a patch from Chris Beckey. (schultz/kkolinko)
fix : Throw the correct exception if an application attempts to modify the associated JNDI context. (markt)
add : Add an option to the StandardContext that allows exception throwing when an application attempts to modify the associated JNDI context to be disabled. (markt)
fix : Prevent NPE on connector stop if Comet applications are being used without the CometConnectionManagerValve. (markt)
fix : Do not limit saving of request bodies during FORM authentication to POST requests since any HTTP method may include a request body. Based on a patch by Nicholas Sushkin. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : RemoteAddrFilter used getRemoteHost instead of getRemoteAddr when filtering Comet events. (schultz)
fix : Make the inclusion of a response body with a redirect response introduced to address optional and disabled by default due to the side-effects of including a body with the response in this case. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle protocol relative URLs when used with sendRedirect(). (markt)
code Simplify the deployment code and use full paths in log messages to remove any ambiguity in where a context is being deployed from. (markt)
fix : Fix a NPE during access log entry recording when an error occurred during the processing of a Comet request. (markt)
fix In OneLineFormatter log formatter in JULI always use the US locale to format the date (esp. the month names). (rjung)
add Cache the results of parsing the global and host level web.xml files to improve web application start time. (markt)
fix : Correct threading issue in annotation caching that could lead to an NPE if multiple threads were processing the same class hierarchy for annotations. (markt)
fix Correct additional threading and premature clearance issues with the annotation cache. (markt)
fix Correct a regression in the fix for that parameters POSTed by an unauthenticated user to a page that required FORM authentication were lost during the authentication process. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the input and output buffers are correctly reset between keep-alive requests when using Servlet 3.0 asynchronous request processing. (markt)
fix Ensure changes to the configuration of the RemoteHostValve and the RemoteAddrValve via JMX are thread-safe. (markt)
fix Ensure the the memory leak protection for the HttpClient keep-alive always operates even if the thread has already stopped. (markt)
code Remove the Java 1.2 specific error handling around the adding of the shutdown hook. (markt)
fix Correct errors in i18n resources and resource usage that meant some messages were either not used or were incorrectly formatted. (markt)
code Replace the use of deprecated auth method names from authenticator.Constants with the auth method names from HttpServletRequest. (kkolinko)
add Make configuration issues for security related Valves and Filters result in the failure of the valve or filter rather than just a warning message. (markt)
add Improve performance of parameter processing for GET and POST requests. Also add an option to limit the maximum number of parameters processed per request. This defaults to 10000. Excessive parameters are ignored. Note that FailedRequestFilter can be used to reject the request if some parameters were ignored. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Address performance issues related to lock contention in StandardWrapper. Patch provided by Taiki Sugawara. (markt)
code Switch to using Collections.enumeration() rather than custom code that does the same thing. (markt)
fix : Don't assume presence of context.xml file with JMX deployment. (markt)
update In RequestFilterValve (RemoteAddrValve, RemoteHostValve): refactor value matching logic into separate method and expose this new method isAllowed through JMX. (kkolinko)
fix : Ensure that getServletContext().getResource(path) returns the correct resource when path contains /../ sequences or any other sequences that require normalization. (markt)
add Report existence of HTTP request parameter parsing errors via new special ServletRequest attribute, org.apache.catalina.parameter_parse_failed. (kkolinko)
add New filter FailedRequestFilter that will reject a request if there were errors during HTTP parameter parsing. (kkolinko)
update Improve special attributes handling in Request object by using hash table lookup instead of series of string comparisons. (kkolinko)
code Deprecate unused methods in IntrospectionUtils class. (kkolinko)
fix Improve processing of errors that are wrapped in InvocationTargetException. Rethrow fatal errors that must be rethrown. (kkolinko)
fix Improve handling of failed web application deployments during automatic deployment. Once deployment of a web application fails in one form (e.g. WAR), no further attempt (e.g. directory) will be made to deploy that web application. The base Lifecycle implementation has been improved to allow failed web applications to be started once the configuration issues have been resolved. Any changes to a context.xml file (global, per host or web application specific) will now result in a redeploy of the affected web application(s) that ensures that any changes are correctly applied rather than a reload which ignores changes in context.xml files. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Improve Javadoc for delegate attribute of WebappClassLoader. Based on a patch by bmargulies. (markt)
add Add denyStatus attribute to RequestFilterValve (RemoteAddrValve, RemoteHostValve valves) and RequestFilter (RemoteAddrFilter, RemoteHostFilter filters). It allows to use different HTTP response code when rejecting denied request. E.g. 404 instead of 403. (kkolinko)
fix Slightly improve performance of UDecoder.convert(). Align %2f handling between implementations. (kkolinko)
fix : Correctly complete Comet requests when the Comet END event is triggered asynchronously. (markt)
fix : Fix infinite loop in AprEndpoint shutdown if acceptor unlock fails. Reduce timeout before forcefully closing the socket from 30s to 10s. (kkolinko)
fix : Fix HTTP header processing in NIO HTTP connector. (kkolinko)
fix Improve MimeHeaders.toString(). (kkolinko)
fix Fix threading issue in NIO connectors during shutdown that meant Comet connections were not always shut down cleanly. (markt)
add In HTTP connectors: self-guard against using a non-recycled input buffer. Requests will be rejected with response status 400. (kkolinko)
fix : Fix possible output corruption when compression is enabled for a connector and the response is flushed. Includes a test case provided by David Marcks. (kkolinko/markt)
fix Improve multi-byte character handling in Coyote output for HTTP and AJP. (rjung)
add Refactor acceptor unlock code to reduce waiting time during connector pause and stop. (markt)
fix Correct possible (but very small) memory leak when using maxLoadedJsps to limit the number of JSPs loaded at any one time. (markt)
fix : Better handling of missing resource problems with non-standard Servlet mappings so that a 404 response is returned to the client rather than a 500 response. (markt)
fix : Address performance issues related to log creation in TagHandlerPool. Patch provided by Taiki Sugawara. (markt)
code Switch to using Collections.enumeration() rather than custom code that does the same thing. (markt)
fix Avoid an unnecessary session ID change notice. Notice of changed session ID by JvmRouteBinderValve is unnecessary to BackupManager. In BackupManager, change of session ID is replicated by the call of a setId() method. (kfujino)
fix Fix duplicate resetDeltaRequest() call in DeltaSession.setId(String). (kkolinko)
fix Work around a that is fixed in 1.7.0_01 but still present in 1.6.0_29 and was triggering intermittent unit test failure for org.apache.catalina.tribes.group. TestGroupChannelMemberArrival.testMemberArrival. The bug affects any components that use NIO although it was more likely to be observed in the clustering module than the HTTP or AJP NIO connector. (markt)
add When Context manager does not exist, no context manager message is replied in order to avoid timeout (default 60sec) of GET_ALL_SESSIONS sync phase. (kfujino)
fix Fix setting maxInactiveInterval, sessionIdLength and processExpiresFrequency for cluster managers. Use setter when setting maxActiveSessions. (rjung)
Web applications
add : Use distinct background color for code tag in Tomcat documentation, for better readability. (kkolinko)
fix : Fix bug in async0 example that triggered an IllegalStateException in the application log. (markt)
add : Add additional information regarding DriverManager, the service provider mechanism and memory leaks. (markt)
fix : Improve setup instructions for running as a Windows service: remove references to specific Windows operating systems - it easily becomes dated; correct information on how a JRE is identified and selected. (markt)
update : Clarify Tomcat build instructions. Patch provided by bmargulies. (kkolinko)
fix : In jdbc-pool: JdbcInterceptor passes not 'this' but 'proxy' to getNext().invoke. (kfujino)
fix In jdbc-pool: Improve handling of Errors that originate from methods invoked through reflection. In TrapException interceptor: rethrow Error as is, without wrapping it in a RuntimeException. (kkolinko)
fix In jdbc-pool: Unwrap InvocationTargetException if it is caught in ResultSetProxy, like we do it elsewhere. (kkolinko)
fix When building jdbc-pool from within Tomcat, use Tomcat's output directory location. This allows to move all build output away from the source tree. (kkolinko)
update Update the package re-named copy of Commons BCEL (formerly Jakarta BCEL) to the latest code from Commons BCEL trunk. (markt)
code Remove some unused code from the packaged renamed Commons BCEL. (markt)
fix : In Windows uninstaller: Do not forget to remove Tomcat keys from 32-bit registry on deinstallation. (kkolinko)
code Start the process of deprecating unused and unnecessary code that will be removed in the next major release (8.0.x). (markt)
update Ignore .git directory when building the source distributive. (markt)
update Remove trailing whitespace from the default configuration files. (kkolinko)
update Improve RUNNING.txt. (kkolinko)
update Update optional Checkstyle library to 5.5. (kkolinko)
add In test suite: add LoggingBaseTest class to allow use of Tomcat logging configuration in tests that do not start Tomcat. (kkolinko)
fix In test suite: speed up TestGroupChannelSenderConnections. Remove 48 seconds worth of waits. (kkolinko)
fix : Add tomcat-coyote.jar to catalina-tasks.xml as this JAR is now required by the Ant tasks. Patch provided by Volker Krebs. (markt)
add Add sample Apache Commons Daemon JSVC wrapper script bin/daemon.sh that can be used with /etc/init.d. (mturk)
Tomcat 7.0.22 (markt)released 2011-10-01
fix : An additional change that ensures any exceptions thrown by an Authenticator (or any other Valve configured for the Context) will be handled by the custom error pages for the Context if an appropriate error page is configured. (markt)
fix : Added a nicer error message when a WAR file contains filenames not properly encoded in UTF-8. (schultz)
fix : Added (optional) protection against sun.java2d.Disposer thread pinning a WebappClassLoader into memory in the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener. (schultz)
add : Fixes a problem with Eclipse WTP "Serve modules without publishing" feature where applications failed to access resources when using getResource() on the classloader. (slaurent)
fix : Prevent application code from closing the associated JNDI context while the application is running. (markt)
fix Correct a regression with the fix for that broke custom error pages for 4xx responses from the Authenticators. Error handling and request listeners are now handled in the StandardHostValve to ensure they wrap all Context level activity. (markt)
fix : The digester (used for processing XML files) used the logger name org.apache.commons.digester.Digester rather than the expected org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.Digester. The digester has been changed to use the expected logger name. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Fix incorrect cached method signature that prevented session tracking modes from being defined in web.xml when running under a security manager. (markt)
add Add an annotation cache to the DefaultInstanceManager that improves performance for applications that make use of a lot of non-poolable objects (e.g. tag files) that need to be scanned for annotations when created. (markt)
fix Use the specification compliant request attribute of javax.servlet.request.ssl_session_id to access the SSL session ID and deprecated the Tomcat specific request attribute. (markt)
add Allow to overwrite the check for distributability of session attributes by session implementations. (rjung)
update Add Java 7 sunec.jar and zipfs.jar to the list of JARs to skip when scanning for TLDs and web fragments. (rjung)
add : Added a classesToInitialize attribute to JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener to allow pre-loading of configurable classes to avoid some classloader leaks. (slaurent)
fix Reduce visibility of static field ManagerBase.name and make it final. (kkolinko)
update Add thread name to juli OneLineFormatter. (rjung)
fix Ensure Servlets that implement ContainerServlet always get treated as restricted. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the access log always uses the correct value for the remote IP address associated with the request and that requests with multiple errors do not result in multiple entries in the access log. (markt)
code Remove unused and undocumented socketCloseDelay attribute from NIO connector. (markt)
fix : Support separate connection and keep-alive timeouts for the APR/native connector HTTP and AJP connectors. (markt)
code Further re-factoring of the HTTP connectors to align the BIO, NIO and APR implementations. (markt)
fix : Fix race condition in NioEndpoint. (fhanik)
fix : Correct SSL configuration property name from sslImplemenationName to sslImplementationName. (rjung)
fix Fix a timing issue in NIO connector that meant that stopping a connector did not trigger a Comet END event if the associated processor was processing a READ event when the connector was stopped. (markt)
fix Replace unneeded call that iterated events queue in NioEndpoint.Poller. (kkolinko)
fix : Fix issues if using NIO with a custom SSLImplementation. Based on a suggestion by Roman Tsirulnikov. (markt)
fix Allow the BIO HTTP connector to be used with SSL when running under Java 7. (markt)
update Don't send AJP CPONG if endpoint is already paused. (rjung)
update Align APR AJP connector with NIO one. Send 503 if endpoint is paused. (rjung)
update Accept AJP request even if endpoint is paused, if CPING was successful. (rjung)
fix When unloading JSPs due to configuration of the maxLoadedJsps initialisation parameter, the unloading code was retaining a reference to the to the unloaded JSP preventing the associated class from being unloaded until the JSP that replaced it was itself unloaded. (markt)
fix : Correct two problems in the handling of varargs methods with the BeanELResolver. The first meant the wrong method was sometimes called and the second that an ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsExceptions could be thrown. Patch (including a test case) provided by Matt Benson. (markt)
update Refactor cluster manager configuration: move handling of common attributes to base class. (kfujino, rjung)
add New cluster manager attribute sessionAttributeFilter allows to filter which session attributes are replicated using a regular expression applied to the attribute name. (rjung)
Web applications
fix Correct the documentation for connectionLinger attribute for the AJP and HTTP connectors. (markt)
update Document caveat of using RemoteAddrValve with IPv6 addresses. (kkolinko)
fix In jdbc-pool: Avoid IllegalArgumentException when setting maxActive less than or equal to 0. ArrayBlockingQueue doesn't allow capacity of 0 or less. (kfujino)
fix (): Fix typo in StatementDecoratorInterceptor. (fhanik)
fix : In jdbc-pool: validatorClassName and suspectTimeout are ignored. In order to support them correctly, validatorClassName and suspectTimeout are added to a property list. (kfujino)
fix : In jdbc-pool: Discarded connection is not active in a pool any longer. It removes from the active connection list. (kfujino)
fix : Fix dependency in Maven POM file of tomcat-jbdc. (kkolinko)
update Update the "test" target in the default build file to report a test failure only after all available connector variants (bio, nio, apr) have been tested. Do not stop after first connector that fails. (kkolinko)
update : When running the unit tests, use a fast but insecure random number source for session ID generation to reduce the delays caused by waiting for entropy. (kkolinko/markt)
code Code clean-up to further reduce the number of warnings reported by Eclipse, FindBugs and CheckStyle. (markt/kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.21 (markt)released 2011-09-01
add : Include a response body when sending a redirect. (markt)
add : Improve the memory leak prevention for leaks triggered by java.sql.DriverManager. (markt)
fix : Fix annotation scanning for contexts with a multi-level context path such as /a/b. (markt)
fix Unregisters MBean of DataSource when web application stops. (kfujino)
fix : Code clean-up. Patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix : Move application level error page handling from the Host to the Context. This ensures that application error page handling is completed before the requestDestroyed event of any ServletRequestListener is fired. (markt)
fix : Improve handling of invalid appBase settings for Host elements. (markt)
fix : Fix possible NPE when logging a failed request. Based on a suggestion by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix : JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener now protects against AWT thread creation. (schultz)
fix : Ensure cache control headers are sent when appropriate even if the request is secure. Patch provided by Michael Zampani. (markt)
fix : Improve message that is logged if there is an error in the value of protocol in a Connector. (kkolinko)
fix : When using a landing page with FORM authentication ensure that the request has a valid HTTP method. (markt)
fix : Use correct key when removing processor instances from the connections map during clean-up. Patch provided by zhh. (mark)
fix More changes to align the code between the different HTTP connectors. (markt)
fix Ensure AjpMessage headers are correct for the direction of the message. (markt)
code Code clean-up and re-factoring to reduce duplicate code in the AJP processor implementations. (markt)
add Detect incomplete AJP messages and reject the associated request if one is found. (markt)
fix : Fix CVE-2011-3190. Prevent AJP message injection. (markt)
fix : Use platform line-endings when reporting compilation errors. (markt)
add : Make rpcTimeout configurable in BackupManager. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix : Update the documentation web application to include the ThreadLocal leak prevention listener. (markt)
add (, ): Fix shutdown delay in jdbc-pool. (fhanik/kkolinko)
fix : Don't force the use of StandardManager when using any of the Tomcat#addWebapp() methods. (markt)
fix : Make use of File#mkdirs() more robust. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.20 (markt)released 2011-08-11
fix Corrected missing comma in the value of jarsToSkip property in conf/catalina.properties file, which caused tomcat-jdbc.jar and commons-beanutils*.jar to be not ignored when scanning jars for tag libraries. (kkolinko)
fix : Provide exception messages where no message is provided currently for IllegalStateExcpetions triggered by calling HttpServletResponse methods when the reponse is committed. (markt)
fix : Fix potential concurrency issue in CSRF prevention filter that may lead to some requests failing that should not. (markt)
fix : Correct error in web.xml parsing rules for the <others/> tag when using absolute ordering. (markt)
add Move the SetCharacterEncoding filter from the examples web application to the org.apache.catalina.filters package so it is available for all web applications. (markt)
fix : Internal errors in Tomcat components that process requests before they are passed to a web application, such as Authenticators, now return a 500 response rather than a 200 response. (markt)
fix : Allow destroy() to be called on Lifecycle components that are in the initialized state. (markt)
add Add x-threadname pattern format token to ExtendedAccessLogValve to log the current request thread name. Based on a patch from Felix Schumacher. (timw)
fix : Ensure file paths are encoded/decoded when translated to/from URLs when working with resources from a Context so special characters don't cause issues. (markt)
fix : Expand error handling to cover anything that is recoverable (or might be recoverable) when loading classes during HandlesTypes processing. (markt)
fix : Make it easier to extend the AccessLogValve to add support for custom elements. (markt)
fix Ensure that calls to StandardWrapper methods() that may trigger creation of a Servlet instance always do so in way that correctly instantiates a Servlet instance. (markt)
fix In JDBCStore: Committing connection if autoCommit is false. Make sure committed connection is returned to the pool if datasource is enabled. (kfujino)
add Split condition attribute of AccessLogValve into two, conditionIf and conditionUnless. Implement conditional logging that logs only if a request attribute is present. (kkolinko)
fix Allow to have several AccessLogValve instances in the same scope (e.g. in the same Context). (kkolinko)
fix : If an unchecked exception occurs during a lifecycle transition (e.g. web application start) ensure that the component is put into the failed state. (markt)
fix : Avoid calling store.load() and session.expire() twice in PersistentManager when expiring sessions. (kfujino)
fix Prevent spurious log warnings on container stop if a child component has previously failed. (markt)
fix Add missing getter and setter for the alwaysUseSession attribute of the authenticators. (markt)
fix : Prevent JVM crash with the AJP APR connector when flushing a closed socket. (jfclere)
fix : Return -1 instead of throwing an exception when encountering an EOF while processing an input stream with the HTTP APR connector. (jfclere)
fix Correctly handle a connectionTimeout value of -1 (no timeout) for the HTTP NIO and AJP NIO connectors. (markt)
fix : Add additional validation that prevents a connector from starting if it does not have a port > 0. (markt)
fix : Ignore HTTP headers that do not comply with RFC 2616 and use header names that are not tokens. (markt)
add Improve error handling for HTTP APR if an error occurs while using sendfile. (markt)
fix Ensure that when using sendfile, HTTP APR sockets are not added to multiple pollers. This may cause errors during shutdown. (markt)
update Set reuse flag of final AJP END_RESPONSE packet to 0 if we plan to close the connection. (rjung)
update Correctly indicate if socket is closing when calling recycle for the AJP NIO processor. Note since the flag is unused in this case there were no bugs triggered by the re-factoring error. (rjung)
fix : JSP files with dependencies in JARs were recompiled on every access leading to poor performance. (markt)
fix : Correctly resolve bean methods in EL so accessible methods that are overridden by inaccessible methods do not cause an IllegalAccessException. (markt)
Web applications
fix : Add the allRolesMode attribute to the Realm configuration page in the documentation web application. (markt)
fix : Fixed some typos and correct cross-referencing to the HTTP Connector documentation with the SSL How-To page of the documentation web application. (markt)
fix : Improvements and fixes for index page for ROOT web application. Based on a patch provided by pidster. (markt)
fix : Correct documentation web application to show correct system property name for changing the name of the SSO session cookie. (markt)
update Configure the Manager and Host Manager web applications with the Set Character Encoding Filter to make the default request character encoding UTF-8 to improve i18n support. Note that best results will be obtained if the connector is also configured with URIEncoding="UTF-8".(markt)
update Update the documentation web application to be even more explicit about the implications of setting the path attribute on a Context element in server.xml. (markt)
fix : Update the Realm page within the documentation web application to recommend the use of digest.[bat|sh] to generate digests rather than calling RealmBase directly. (markt)
fix : Update the class loading page of the documentation web application to include information on the search order for the common class loader when separate values are used for $CATALINA_HOME and $CATALINA_BASE. (markt)
update Improve class loading documentation and logging documentation. (kkolinko)
add Add information to the security page of the the documentation web application for the ciphers attribute of the Connector element. (markt)
fix : Add additional validation to Windows installer that ensure that the shutdown port, HTTP port and AJP port are all specified during the install process. (markt)
fix : Update sample Eclipse classpath file to reflect updated ECJ jar. Patch provided by Ian Brandt. (markt)
update Convert Tomcat unit tests to JUnit 4. (kkolinko)
update Update optional CheckStyle library to 5.4. (kkolinko)
update Remove resolveHosts attribute from AccessLogValve configuration in the default server.xml. It was documented in 7.0.19 that it has no effect. (kkolinko)
update Simplify mapping for jsp servlet in the default web.xml. (kkolinko)
fix Correctly handle uninstall with the Windows installer if the service is installed with a name that contains a '-' character. (markt)
fix : Prevent direct invocation of the Windows uninstaller without a service name from executing since the uninstall will not be complete. (markt)
fix Use Tomcat icon (cat) instead of Apache Commons Daemon (feather) one in the list of uninstallable programs on Windows. (kkolinko)
update Update to Apache Commons Daemon 1.0.7. (markt)
fix : Add additional required JARs to the deployer distribution. (markt)
fix Fix a small number of warnings reported by FindBugs. (markt)
update Update to version 1.1.22 of the native component for the AJP APR/native and HTTP APR/native connectors. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.19 (markt)released 2011-07-19
add Add option to activate access log for unit tests. (rjung)
fix Fix regression in year number formatting for AccessLogValve. (rjung)
add : Allow to specify character set to be used to write the access log in AccessLogValve. (kkolinko)
fix : Prevent an NPE when a long running request completes if the associated web application was destroyed while the request was processing. (markt)
update Allow choosing a locale for timestamp formatting in AccessLogValve. (rjung)
fix When generating access logs for errors, log at the Context/Host level if a Context or Host can be identified for the failed request. (markt)
update Create a directory for access log or error log (in AccessLogValve and in JULI FileHandler) automatically when it is specified as a part of the file name, e.g. in the prefix attribute. Earlier this happened only if it was specified with the directory attribute. (kkolinko)
fix Log a failure if access log file cannot be opened. (kkolinko)
fix Use en_US as locale for timestamps in ExtendedAccessLogValve. (rjung)
fix Use en_US as locale for creationdate in WebdavServlet. (rjung)
update : Support all SSL protocol combinations in the APR/native connector. This only works when using the native library version 1.1.21 or later, which is not yet released. (rjung)
update Various refactorings to reduce code duplication and unnecessary code in the connectors. (markt)
fix Correct regression introduced in 7.0.17 that triggered 400 entries in the AccessLog when using the AJP/BIO connector. (markt)
fix Fix regression producing invalid MBean names when using IPV6 addresses for connectors. (rjung)
fix Add missing thread name in RequestProcessor when Servlet 3 Async is used. Fixes null thread name in access log and JMX MBean. (rjung)
fix Fix CVE-2011-2526. Protect against infinite loops (HTTP NIO) and crashes (HTTP APR) if sendfile is configured to send more data than is available in the file. (markt)
fix Prevent NPEs when a socket is closed in non-error conditions after sendfile processing when using the HTTP NIO connector. (markt)
update Remove unnecessary server.xml parsing code for old cluster implementation that does not ship as part of Tomcat 7. (markt)
Web applications
add Add additional information to the documentation web application on the benefits and remaining risks when running under a security manager. (markt)
fix : Correct broken HTML in JSP tag plugin examples and improve the <c:if> example to make failures more obvious. Based on suggestions by Charles. (markt)
add Document ExtendedAccessLogValve. (rjung)
fix Correct default value of enableLookups for connectors and mention, that resolveHosts for the AccessLogValve is replaced by enableLookups. (rjung)
add Include jdbc-pool into Tomcat release. (fhanik)
update Update to Apache Commons Daemon 1.0.6. (markt)
update Update to Eclipse JDT Compiler 3.7. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.18 (markt)not released
fix Correct regression introduced in 7.0.17 that triggered an NPE if a CrawlerSessionManagerValve was used without setting crawlerUserAgents. (markt)
fix : Correct comment typos in HostManagerServlet. Patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix : Invoke Thread.start() rather than Thread.run() so that listeners and filters are stopped in a separate thread rather than the current thread. Patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix : Fix concatenation of values in SecurityConfig.setSecurityProperty(). (kkolinko)
fix Fix response.encodeURL() for the special case of an absolute URL with no path segment (http://name). (rjung)
fix Correct regression caused by connector re-factoring that made AJP APR/native connector very unstable on Windows platforms. (markt)
fix Correct regression caused by connector re-factoring that meant that sendfile data was not reset between pipe-lined HTTP requests. (markt)
update Re-factor tests to align packages for tests with the classes under test. Start to convert non-JUnit tests to JUnit. Remove unnecessary code. (markt)
fix Add synchronization to receiver socket binding to prevent test failures on Linux. (markt)
fix More code clean-up to remove unused code and reduce IDE warnings. (markt/kkolinko)
update Further improvements to the Windows installer. (markt/kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.17 (markt)not released
add : Add regular expression support for SSI. (markt)
add : Allow any time stamp formats supported by SimpleDateFormat in AccessLogValve. Support logging begin and/or end of request. (rjung)
add : Allow system property variables to be used in the values of "common.loader" and other "*.loader" properties in the catalina.properties file. (kkolinko)
fix : When adding a Servlet via ServletContext#addServlet(String, Servlet), the Servlet was not initialized when the web application started and a load on startup value was set. (markt)
fix : Correct code for processing @HandlesTypes annotations so only types of interest are reported to a ServletContainerInitializer. (markt)
update Add the Tomcat extras, ant-junit and Java Help Jars to the list of JARs to skip when scanning for TLDs and web fragments. (rjung)
fix The fix for bug caused a regression that re-introduced bug and deleted the contents of the work directory when Tomcat was shutdown. This fix ensures that that work directory for an application is not deleted when Tomcat is shutdown. (markt)
fix Correct issues with JULI's OneLineFormatter including: correctly re-using formatted timestamps when possible; thread-safety issues in timestamp formatting; correcting the output of any milliseconds to include leading zeros and formatting any parameters present. (kkolinko/markt/rjung)
fix : Fix memory leak triggered when an application that includes a SAXParserFactory is the first web application to be loaded. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle jsp-file entries in web.xml when the JSP servlet has been configured via code when embedding Tomcat. (markt)
fix : Avoid known bottleneck in JVM when converting between Strings and bytes by always providing a Charset rather than an encoding name. Based on a patch by Dave Engberg. (markt)
fix : Correctly initialise shared WebRuleSet instance used by the digesters that parse web.xml and prevent incorrect warnings about multiple occurrences of elements that are only allowed to appear once in web.xml and web-fragment.xml. (kfujino)
add : Avoid NPE in JULI FileHandler if formatter is misconfigured. (kkolinko)
fix Previous improvements in JAR scanning performance introduced a start-up performance penalty for some use cases. This fix addresses those performance penalties while retaining the original improvements. (markt)
add : Provide more control over Context creation when embedding Tomcat. Based on a patch by Benson Margulies. (markt/kkolinko)
fix Remove redundant copy of catalina.properties from o.a.c.startup. Generate this copy for inclusion in bin and src jars during the ant "compile" task. (rjung)
fix Use system properties loaded from catalina.properties via the class path in unit tests. (rjung)
update Improve JMX unit test. (rjung)
fix Fix IllegalStateException for JavaScript files when switching from Writer to OutputStream. The special handling of this case in the DefaultServlet was broken due to a MIME type change for JavaScript. (funkman)
fix Fix CVE-2011-2204. Prevent user passwords appearing in log files if a runtime exception (e.g. OOME) occurs while creating a new user for a MemoryUserDatabase via JMX. (markt)
fix Fix an issue with the CrawlerSessionManagerValve that meant sessions were not always correctly tracked. (markt)
fix : Send 100 (Continue) response earlier to enable ServletRequestListener implementations to read the request body. Based on a patch by Simon Olofsson. (markt)
fix Ensure an access log entry is made if an error occurs during asynchronous request processing and the socket is immediately closed. (markt)
fix Ensure that if asyncDispatch() is called during an onTimeout event and the target Servlet does not call startAsync() or complete() that Tomcat calls complete() once the target Servlet exits. (markt)
fix Improve the handling for Servlets that implement the deprecated SingleThreadModel when embedding Tomcat. (markt)
fix : Correctly initialise all instances of Servlets that implement SingleThreadModel. Based on a patch by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix : Fix a regression in the preemptive authentication support (enhancement ) that could trigger authentication even if preemptive authentication was disabled. (markt)
fix Prevent possible NPE when serving Servlets that implement the SingleThreadModel interface. (markt)
fix In launcher for embedded Tomcat: do not change catalina.home system property if it had a value. (kkolinko)
fix When using Servlets that implement the SingleThreadModel interface, add the single instance created to the pool when it is determined that a pool of servlets is required rather than throwing it away. (markt)
fix Fix unit test for bindOnInit which was failing for APR on some platforms. (rjung)
fix Remove superfluous quotes from thread names for connection pools. (rjung)
fix Fix crash observed during pausing the connector when using APR. Only add socket to poller if we are sure we don't close it later. (rjung)
update Various refactorings to reduce code duplication and unnecessary code in the connectors. (markt)
fix Correct a regression introduced in Apache Tomcat 7.0.11 that broke certificate revocation list handling. (markt)
update Improve the message printed by TldLocationsCache and add configuration example to the logging.properties file. (kkolinko)
fix : Recompile JSPs if last modified time of the source or any of its dependencies changes either forwards or backwards. Note that this introduces an incompatible change to the code generated for JSPs. Tomcat will automatically re-compile any JSPs and tag files found in the work directory when upgrading from 7.0.16 or earlier to 7.0.17 or later. If you later downgrade from 7.0.17 or later to 7.0.16 or earlier, you must empty the work directory as part of the downgrade process. (markt)
fix : Handle the case where tag file attributes (which can use any valid XML name) have a name which is not a Java identifier. (markt/kkolinko)
add Broaden the exception handling in the EL Parser so that more failures to parse an expression include the failed expression in the exception message. Hopefully, this will help track down the cause of . (markt)
fix : Avoid NPE when handleSESSION_EXPIRED is processed while handleSESSION_CREATED is being processed. (kfujino)
fix Notifications of changes in session ID to other nodes in the cluster should be controlled by notifySessionListenersOnReplication rather than notifyListenersOnReplication. (markt)
fix The change in session ID is notified to the container event listener on the backup node in cluster. This notification is controlled by notifyContainerListenersOnReplication.(kfujino)
Web applications
fix Update Maven repository information in the documentation to reflect current usage. (markt)
add : Add host name and IP address to the HTML Manager application. Patch by Dennis Lundberg. (markt)
fix Add session="false" directive to the index page of the ROOT web application. (kkolinko)
fix : Document the notifySessionListenersOnReplication attribute for the DeltaManager. (markt)
fix : Viewing a back up session in the HTML Manager web application no longer changes the session to a primary session. Based on a patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
fix : Install monitor to auto-start for current user only rather than all users to be consistent with menu item creation. (markt)
add : Provide an option to install shortcuts for the current user or all users. Also ensure registry is correctly cleaned on uninstall for 64-bit platforms. (markt)
add : Provide the ability to specify the AJP port and service name when installing Tomcat using the Windows installer. This permits multiple instances of the same Tomcat version to be installed side-by-side. (markt)
update Clean up shell and batch scripts (improve consistency, clarify comments, add configtest command support for Windows). (rjung)
fix : Make CATALINA_BASE visible for setenv.sh. (rjung)
update Remove unnecessary variable BASEDIR from scripts. (rjung)
fix , : Update Spanish translations. Based on patches provided by Jesus Marin. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.16 (markt)released 2011-06-17
fix : Further improve system property replacement code in ClassLoaderLogManager of Tomcat JULI to cover some corner cases. (kkolinko)
fix : Improve the previous fix for this issue by returning the connection to the pool when not in use so it does not appear to be an abandoned connection. Patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix : Improve handling of exceptions when flushing the response buffer to ensure that the doFlush flag does not get stuck in the enabled state. Patch provided by Jeremy Norris. (markt)
fix Correct a regression in the fix for that prevented any web application from being marked as distributable. (kfujino/markt)
fix Correct a regression in the fix for that prevented a web application from overriding the default welcome files. (markt)
fix Enable remaining valves for Servlet 3 asynchronous processing support. (markt)
fix Avoid possible NPE when logging requests received during embedded Tomcat shutdown. (markt)
fix : Fix thread-safety issue when parsing multiple web.xml files in parallel. Apache Tomcat does not do this but products that embed it may. (markt)
fix : Fix problem with Lifecycle re-factoring for deprecated embedded class that prevented events being triggered. (markt)
fix : Prevent possible NPE when processing WebDAV locks. (markt)
fix When parsing the port in the HTTP host header, restrict the value to be base 10 integer digits rather than hexadecimal ones. (rjung/markt/kkolinko)
update Various refactorings to reduce code duplication and unnecessary code in the connectors. (markt)
update Change JAR scanning log messages where no TLDs are found to DEBUG level and replace the multiple messages with a single INFO level message that indicates that at least one JAR was scanned needlessly and how to obtain more info. (markt)
fix Enable Servlet 3 asynchronous processing support when using clustering. (markt)
Web applications
fix Correct the log4j configuration settings when defining conversion patterns in the documentation web application. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.15 (markt)not released
fix : Remove a workaround for a very old and since fixed Mozilla bug and change the default value of the securePagesWithPragma attribute of the Authenticator Valves to false. These changes should reduce the likelihood of issues when downloading files with IE. (markt)
fix : Check that a file is not specified for a Host's appBase and log an error if it is. (markt)
fix : Fix possible dropped connection when sendError or sendRedirect are used during async processing. (markt)
fix : Correct Spanish translation of text used in a 302 response. Patch provided by Paco Soberón. (markt)
fix : Correct ClassLoaderLogManager system property replacement code so properties of the form "}${...}" can be used without error. (markt)
fix : Allow the JDBC persistent session store to use a JNDI datasource to define the database in which sessions are persisted. Patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix : Add missing i18n strings in PersistentManagerBase. Patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
fix : Provide an abstraction for accessing content in JARs so the most efficient method can be selected depending on the type of URL used to identify the JAR. This improves startup time when JARs are located in $CATALINA_BASE/lib. (markt)
fix : Improve error message if an application is deployed with an incomplete FORM authentication configuration. (markt)
fix : Allow ServletContainerInitializers to override settings in the global default web.xml and the host web.xml. (markt)
fix : When stopping the Server object on shutdown call destroy() after calling stop(). (markt)
add : Add an AJP-NIO connector. (markt/rjung)
add : Add a system property to enable tag pooling with JSPs that use a custom base class. Based on a patch by Dan Mikusa. (markt)
add Include a comment header in generated java files that indicates when the file was generated and which version of Tomcat generated it. (markt)
fix : Ensure that maxConnections limit is enforced when multiple acceptor threads are configured. (markt)
fix : Add missing attributes to JMX for ReplicationValve and JvmRouteBinderValve. Patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
Web applications
add Add documentation for AJP-NIO connector. (markt/rjung)
fix : Document JAAS supported added in . Patch provided by Neil Laurance. (markt)
fix : Fix broken documentation links for non-English locales in the HTML Manager application. Patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
fix : Fix bugs in the Servlet 3.0 asynchronous examples. Patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
fix : Add web application version support to the Ant tasks. Based on a patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
fix : Clarify behaviour of unpackWAR attribute of StandardContext components. (markt)
fix : Configure svn:bugtraq properties for Tomcat trunk. Based on a patch provided by Marc Guillemot. (markt)
fix : Correct logic in catalina.sh stop when using a PID file to ensure the correct message is shown. Patch provided by Caio Cezar. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.14 (markt)released 2011-05-12
update Stylistic improvements to MIME type sync script. Based on a patch provided by Felix Schumacher. (rjung)
fix Ensure that the SSLValve provides the SSL key size as an Integer rather than a String. (markt)
fix Ensure that the RemoteIpValve works correctly with Servlet 3.0 asynchronous requests. (markt)
fix Use safe equality test when determining event type in the MapperListener. (markt)
fix Use correct class loader when loading Servlet classes in StandardWrapper. (markt)
add Provide additional configuration options for the RemoteIpValve and RemoteIpFilter to allow greater control over the values returned by ServletRequest#getServerPort() and ServletRequest#getLocalPort() when Tomcat is behind a reverse proxy. (markt)
fix Ensure session cookie paths end in / so that session cookies created for a context with a path of /foo do not get returned with requests mapped to a context with a path of /foobar. (markt)
fix : Ensure Tomcat's MapElResolver always returns Object.class for getType() as required by the EL specification. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.13 (markt)not released
fix Correct mix-up in Realm Javadoc. (markt)
fix Fix display of response headers in AccessLogValve. (kkolinko)
update Implement display of multiple request headers in AccessLogValve: print not just the value of the first header, but of the all of them, separated by commas. (kkolinko)
add : New StuckThreadDetectionValve to detect requests that take a long time to process, which might indicate that their processing threads are stuck. Based on a patch provided by TomLu. (slaurent)
fix : Ensure that asynchronous requests are included in access logs. (markt)
fix : Don't trigger session creation listeners when a session ID is changed as part of the authentication process. (markt)
fix : Add additional common but non-standard file extension to MIME type mappings for MPEG 4 files. Based on a patch by Cédrik Lime. (markt)
add Add some additional common JARs that do not contain TLDs or web fragments to the list of JARs to skip when scanning for TLDs and web fragments. (markt)
fix While scanning JARs for TLDs and fragments, avoid using JarFile and use JarInputStream as in most circumstances where JARs are scanned, JarFile will create a temporary copy of the JAR rather than using the resource directly. This change significantly improves startup performance for applications with lots of JARs to be scanned. (markt)
fix Ensure response is committed when AsyncContext#complete() is called. (markt)
add Add a container event that is fired when a session's ID is changed, e.g. on authentication. (markt)
fix : Correctly implement non-default login configurations (configured via the loginConfigName attribute) for the the SPNEGO authenticator. (fhanik/markt)
add : Add JAAS authentication support to the JMXRemoteLifecycleListener. Patch provided by Neil Laurance. (markt)
add : Provide methods that enable the name of a Context on Context creation when using Tomcat in an embedded scenario. Based on a patch provided by David Calavera. (markt)
fix : Add additional Microsoft Office MIME type mappings. (rjung)
add Partial sync of MIME type mapping with mime.types from the Apache web server. About 600 MIME types added, some changed. (rjung)
fix Make access logging more robust when logging requests that generate 400 responses since the request object is unlikely to be fully/correctly populated in that case. (markt)
fix : Fix regression in HTTP BIO connector that triggered errors when processing pipe-lined requests. (markt)
fix : Ensure the asynchronous requests never timeout if the timeout is set to zero or less. Based on a patch provided by Chris. (markt)
fix : Throw an exception and do not start the APR connector if it is configured for SSL and an invalid value is provided for SSLProtocol. (markt)
fix Align all the connector implementations with the documented default setting for processorCache of 200. This changes the default from -1 (unlimited) for the AJP-BIO, AJP-APR and HTTP-APR connectors. Additional information was also added to the documentation on how to select an appropriate value.
fix Take account of time spent waiting for a processing thread when calculating connection and keep-alive timeouts for the HTTP BIO connector. (markt)
fix : Don't trigger a NullPointerException when the SSL handshake fails with the HTTP-APR connector. Patch provided by Mike Glazer. (markt)
fix Improve handling in AJP connectors of the case where too large a AJP packet is received. (markt)
fix Restore the automatic disabling of HTTP keep-alive with the BIO connector once 75% of the processing threads are in use and make the threshold configurable. (markt)
fix Make pollerSize and maxConnections synonyms for the APR connectors since they perform the same function. (markt)
fix Use maxThreads rather than 10000 as the default maxConnections for the BIO connectors. (markt)
fix : Correctly coerce the empty string to zero when used as an operand in EL arithmetic. Patch provided by gbt. (markt)
add Label JSP/tag file line and column numbers when reporting errors since it may not be immediately obvious what the numbers represent. (markt)
fix Correct a regression in the fix for that resulted in JSPs being compiled twice rather than just once. (markt)
add Log JARs that are scanned for TLDs where no TLD is found so that users can easily identify JARs that can be added to the list of JARs to skip. (markt)
update Use a single TLD location cache for a web application rather than one per JSP compilation to speed up JSP compilation. (markt)
add : Refactor BodyContentImpl to assist in determining the root cause of this bug. Based on a patch by Ramiro. (markt)
fix : Correct possible NotSerializableException for an authenticated session when running with a security manager. (markt)
Web applications
update Configure Security Manager How-To to include a copy of the actual conf/catalina.policy file when the documentation is built, rather than maintaining a copy of its content. (kkolinko)
fix Fix broken stylesheet URL in XML based manager status output. (rjung)
fix : Ensure session expiration option is available in Manager application was running web applications that were defined in server.xml. (markt)
update Clarify error messages in *.sh files to mention that if a script is not found it might be because execute permission is needed. (kkolinko)
update Update Apache Commons Pool to 1.5.6. (markt)
fix : Fix auto-detection of JAVA_HOME for 64-bit Windows platforms that only have a 32-bit JVM installed. (markt)
fix : Remove duplicate @deprecated tags in ServletContext Javadoc. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
fix : Add comments to @deprecated tags that have none. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.12 (markt)released 2011-04-06
add Automatically correct invalid paths when specified for Context elements inside server.xml and log a warning that the configuration has been corrected. (markt)
fix Don't unpack WAR files if they are not located in the Host's appBase. (markt)
fix Don't log to standard out in SSLValve. (markt)
fix Handle the case where a web crawler provides an invalid session ID in the CrawlerSessionManagerValve. (markt)
update Update pattern used in CrawlerSessionManagerValve to that used by the ASF infrastructure team. (markt)
fix Remove unnecessary whitespace from MIME mapping entries in global web.xml file. (markt)
fix When using parallel deployment, correctly handle the scenario when the client sends multiple JSESSIONID cookies. (markt)
add : Add support (disabled by default) for preemptive authentication. This can be configured per context. Based on a patch suggested by Werner Donn. (markt)
fix Make the CSRF nonce cache serializable so that it can be replicated across a cluster and/or persisted across Tomcat restarts. (markt)
update Resolve some refactoring TODOs in the implementation of the new Context attribute "swallowAbortedUploads". (markt)
fix Include the seed time when calculating the time taken to create SecureRandom instances for session ID generation, report excessive times (greater than 100ms) at INFO level and provide a value for the message key so a meaningful message appears in the logs. (markt)
fix Don't register Contexts that fail to start with the Mapper. (markt)
add : Add initial support for SPNEGO/Kerberos authentication also referred to as integrated Windows authentication. This includes user authentication, authorisation via the directory using the user's delegated credentials and exposing the user's delegated credentials via a request attribute so applications can make use of them to impersonate the current user when accessing third-party systems that use a compatible authentication mechanism. Based on a patch provided by Michael Osipov. (markt)
fix HTTP range requests cannot be reliably served when a Writer is in use so prevent the DefaultServlet from attempting to do so. (kkolinko)
fix Protect the DefaultServlet from Valves, Filters and Wrappers that write content to the response. Prevent partial responses to partial GET requests in this case since the range cannot be reliably determined. Also prevent the DefaultServlet from setting a content length header since this too cannot be reliably determined. (markt)
fix : When wrapping an exception, include the root cause. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
fix : Fix regression in fix for that called close on a JNDI resource while it was still available to the application. (markt)
add Provide a configuration option that lets the close method to be used for a JNDI Resource to be defined by the user. This change also disables using the close method unless one is explicitly defined for the resource and limits it to singleton resources. (markt)
fix Correctly track changes to context.xml files and trigger redeployment when copyXML is set to false. (markt)
fix : Relax the requirement that directories must have a name ending in .jar to be treated as an expanded JAR file by the default JarScanner. Based on patch by Rodion Zhitomirsky. (markt)
fix Don't append the jvmRoute to a session ID if the jvmRoute is a zero length string. (markt)
fix Don't register non-singelton DataSource resources with JMX. (markt)
add CVE-2011-1184: Provide additional configuration options for the DIGEST authenticator. (markt)
fix Provide a workaround for Tomcat hanging during shutdown when running the unit tests. (markt)
add : Add support for configuring the JSSE provider used to convert client certificates. Based on a patch by pknopp. (markt)
fix : When a connector is stopped, ensure that requests that are currently in a keep-alive state and waiting for client data are not processed. Requests where processing has started will continue to completion. (markt)
fix : Improve error message when SSLCertificateFile is not specified when using APR with SSL. Based on a patch provided by sebb. (markt)
fix : Don't ignore keyPass attribute for HTTP BIO and NIO connectors. Based on a patch provided by sebb. (markt)
fix Securely seed the SecureRandom instance used for UUID generation and report excessive creation time (greater than 100ms) at INFO level. (markt)
Web applications
fix : Clean-up HTTP connector comparison table. (markt)
add Slightly expanded the documentation of the Host element to clarify the relationship between host name and DNS name. (markt)
fix : Update SSL how-to to take account of keyPass connector attribute. (markt)
update Improve Tomcat Logging documentation. (kkolinko)
fix Align the authenticator documentation and MBean descriptors with the implementation. (markt)
fix Prevent the custom error pages for the Manager and Host Manager applications from being accessed directly. (markt)
fix : When using the Manager application ensure that undeployment fails if a file cannot be deleted. (markt)
update Update Eclipse JDT complier to 3.6.2. (markt)
update Update WSDL4J library to 1.6.2 (used by JSR 109 support in the extras package). (markt)
update Update optional CheckStyle library to 5.3. (markt)
fix : Reduce noise generated during the build of the Windows installer so warnings are more obvious. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
fix Further work to reduce compiler and validation warnings across the code base. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.11 (markt)released 2011-03-11
fix CVE-2011-1088: Completed fix. Don't ignore @ServletSecurity annotations. (markt)
add : Close Apache Commons DBCP datasources when the associated JNDI naming context is stopped (e.g. for a non-global DataSource resource on web application reload) to close remaining database connections immediately rather than waiting for garbage collection. (markt)
add : Provide a mechanism for users to register their own URLStreamHandlerFactory objects. (markt)
fix : Fix NPE on HttpServletRequest.logout() when debug logging is enabled. (markt)
add New context attribute "swallowAbortedUploads" allows to make request data swallowing configurable for requests that are too large. (rjung)
fix : Add additional permissions required by the Manager application when running under a security Manager and support a shared Manager installation when $CATALINA_HOME != CATALINA_BASE. (markt)
fix : Add additional information to the download README for the extras components. (markt)
fix Calling stop() and then destroy() on a connector incorrectly triggered an exception. (markt)
add : Allow the configuration of a custom trust manager for use in CLIENT-CERT authentication. (markt)
fix Fix issues that prevented asynchronous servlets from working when used with the HTTP APR connector on platforms that support TCP_DEFER_ACCEPT. (markt)
fix Correct possible threading issue in JSP compilation when development mode is used. (markt)
fix : Don't initialize classes created during the compilation stage. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.10 (markt)released 2011-03-08
fix CVE-2011-1088: Partial fix. Don't ignore @ServletSecurity annotations. (markt)
fix : Improve reporting of missing files. (markt)
fix : Add URL encoding where missing to parameters in URLs presented by Ant tasks to the Manager application. Based on a patch by Stephane Bailliez. (markt)
fix Improve handling of SSL renegotiation by failing earlier when the request body contains more bytes than maxSavePostSize. (markt)
fix Improve shut down speed by not renewing threads during shut down when the ThreadLocalLeakPreventionListener is enabled. (markt)
add : Add SSL re-negotiation support to the HTTP NIO connector and extend test cases to cover CLIENT-CERT authentication. (fhanik/markt)
Tomcat 7.0.9 (markt)not released
add : Add an option to the JNDI realm to allow role searches to be performed by the authenticated user. (markt)
add : Add the ability to specify the roleBase for the JNDI Realm as relative to the users DN. Based on a patch by Art W. (markt)
add : Add a new Lifecycle listener, org.apache.catalina.security.SecurityListener that prevents Tomcat from starting insecurely. It requires that Tomcat is not started as root and that a umask at least as restrictive as 0007 is used. This new listener is not enabled by default. (markt)
fix : Better logging when specifying an invalid directory for a class loader. Based on a patch by Ralf Hauser. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Refactor to remove use of parallel arrays. (markt)
add Enhance the RemoteIpFilter and RemoteIpValve so that the modified remote address, remote host, protocol and server port may be used in an access log if desired. (markt)
fix Restore access to Environments, Resources and ResourceLinks via JMX which was lost in early 7.0.x re-factoring. (markt)
update Remove ServerLifecycleListener. This was already removed from server.xml and with the Lifecycle re-factoring is no longer required. (markt)
add Add additional checks to ensure that sub-classes of org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase correctly implement the expected state transitions. (markt)
fix : Once the application has finished writing to the response, prevent further reads from the request since this causes various problems in the connectors which do not expect this. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the override attribute of context parameters is correctly followed. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle URL decoding where the URL ends in %nn. Patch provided by Christof Marti. (markt)
add : Add additional information when an invalid WAR file is detected. (markt)
fix : Allow the content length header to be set up to the point the response is committed when a writer is being used. (markt)
fix : When authenticating with the JNDI Realm, only attempt to read user attributes from the directory if attributes are required. (markt)
fix : Fix typo in debug message in deprecated Embedded class. (markt)
fix : Provide an option to enable ServletRequestListeners for forwards as required by some CDI frameworks. (markt)
fix : When processing Servlet 3.0 async requests, ensure that the requestInitialized and requestDestroyed events are only fired once per request at the correct times. (markt)
fix : Ensure that ServletContext.getResourcePaths() includes static resources packaged in JAR files in its output. (markt)
add Web crawlers can trigger the creation of many thousands of sessions as they crawl a site which may result in significant memory consumption. The new Crawler Session Manager Valve ensures that crawlers are associated with a single session - just like normal users - regardless of whether or not they provide a session token with their requests. (markt)
fix Don't attempt to start NamingResources for Contexts multiple times. (markt)
fix : Avoid IllegalArgumentException if an embedded Tomcat instance that includes at least one Context is destroyed without ever being started. (markt)
fix Ensure a web application is taken out of service if the web.xml file is not valid. (kkolinko/markt)
fix Ensure Servlet 2.2 jspFile elements are correctly converted to use a leading '/' if missing. (markt)
fix : Better documentation of the meaning of Lifecycle.isAvailable() and correct a couple of cases where this could incorrectly return true. (markt)
fix : Fix memory leak in APR implementation of AJP connector introduced by the refactoring for . (markt)
fix If server configuration errors and/or faulty applications caused the ulimit for open files to be reached, the acceptor threads for all connectors could enter a tight loop. This loop consumed CPU and also logged an error message for every iteration of the loop which lead to large log files being generated. The acceptors have been enhanced to better handle this situation. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the use of non-ISO-8859-1 character sets for web.xml does not trigger an error when Jasper parses the web.xml file. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the use of the genStringAsCharArray does not result in String constants that are too long for valid Java code. (markt)
fix : Improve method resolution in EL expressions. (markt)
fix : Ensure HttpServletRequest#getAuthType() returns the name of the authentication scheme if request has already been authenticated. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix : Remove roles command from the Manager application. (markt)
fix (): Allow RPC callers to get confirmation when sending a reply. (fhanik)
fix : Cache CheckStyle results between builds to speed up validation. Patch provided by Oliver. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.8 (markt)released 2011-02-05
fix Fix NPE in CoyoteAdapter when postParseRequest() call fails. (kkolinko)
fix : Make ApplicationContextFacade non-final to enable extension. (markt)
fix When running under a security manager, user requests may fail with a security exception. (markt)
fix Reduce level of log message for invalid URL parameters from WARNING to INFO. (markt)
fix Fix hanging Servlet 3 asynchronous requests when using the APR based AJP connector. (markt)
fix Align server.xml installed by the Windows installer with the one bundled in zip/tar.gz files. The differences are LockOutRealm being used and AccessLogValve being enabled by default. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.7 (markt)not released
fix : Don't merge stdout and stderr internally so users retain the option to treat them separately. (markt)
add : Provide protection against null or zero length names being provided for users, roles and groups in the MemoryRealm and UserDatabaseRealm. (markt)
update Improve fix for to trigger an error earlier if invalid configuration is used. (markt)
add Provide additional control over component class loaders, primarily for use when embedding. (markt)
fix Fix NPE in RemoteAddrFilter, RemoteHostFilter. (kkolinko)
fix : HttpServletRequest#getParts will work in a filter or servlet without an @MultipartConfig annotation or MultipartConfigElement if the new "allowCasualMultipartParsing" context attribute is set to "true". (schultz)
fix : Correct another instance where deployment incorrectly failed if a directory in the work area already existed. (markt)
fix : Refactor access logging so chunked encoding is not forced for all requests if bytes sent is logged. (markt)
fix : Don't instantiate a new instance of a Filter if an instance was provided via the ServletContext.addFilter(String, Filter) method. Patch provided by Ismael Juma. (markt)
fix : Correct URL for Manager text interface. (markt)
fix : Stop exceptions that occur during Session.endAccess() from preventing the normal completion of Request.recycle(). (markt)
fix : Make StandardContext.bindThread() and StandardContext.unbindThread() protected to allow use by sub-classes. (markt)
update Use getName() instead of logName() in error messages in StandardContext. (kkolinko)
fix : Move the sun.net.www.http.HttpClient keep-alive thread memory leak protection from the JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener to the WebappClassLoader since the thread that triggers the memory leak is created on demand. (markt)
fix : Improve Catalina shutdown when running as a service. Do not call System.exit(). (kkolinko)
fix : Ensure annotations are scanned when unpackWARs is set to false in the Host where a web application is deployed. (markt)
fix Improve HTTP specification compliance in support of Accept-Language header. This protects from known exploit of the Oracle JVM bug that triggers a DoS, CVE-2010-4476. (kkolinko)
fix Prevent possible thread exhaustion if a Comet timeout event takes a while to complete. (markt)
fix Prvent multiple Comet END events if the CometServlet calls event.close() during an END event. (markt)
fix : When the JVM indicates support for RFC 5746, disable Tomcat's allowUnsafeLegacyRenegotiation configuration attribute and use the JVM configuration to control renegotiation. (markt)
fix : Fix occassional NPE when using NIO connector and Comet. (markt)
fix Ensure correct recycling of NIO input filters when processing Comet events. (markt)
fix : Correct interaction of NIO socket and Poller when processing Comet events. (markt)
fix Correct interaction of APR socket and Poller when processing Comet events. (markt)
fix : InternalNioInputBuffer should honor maxHttpHeadSize. (kkolinko)
fix Improve special case handling of javax.servlet.jsp.el.ScopedAttributeELResolver in javax.el.CompositeELResolver to handle sub-classes. (markt)
update : Use fully-qualified class names in generated jsp files to avoid naming conflicts with user imports. (markt)
fix : Remove redundant object instantiations in JspRuntimeLibrary. Patch provided by Anthony Whitford. (markt)
update Improve error message when EL identifiers are not valid Java identifiers and use i18n for the error message. (markt)
fix : Prevent an NPE when using tag files from an exploded JAR file, e.g. from within an IDE. Patch provided by Larry Isaacs. (markt)
fix : Fix NPE in ReplicationValve. (kkolinko)
add Internationalise the log messages for the FarmWarDeployer. (markt)
fix : Prevent a ConcurrentModificationException when removing a WAR file via the FarmWarDeployer. (markt)
fix Be consistent with locks on sessionCreationTiming, sessionExpirationTiming in DeltaManager.resetStatistics(). (kkolinko)
fix : Correctly set the interrupt status if a thread using RpcChannel is interrupted waiting for a message reply. Based on a patch by Olivier Costet. (markt)
fix : Ensure larger Tribes messages are fully read. Patch provided by Olivier Costet. (markt)
fix : Update the FarmWarDeployer to support parallel deployment. (markt)
Web applications
fix : Add a commented out RemoteAddrValve that limits access to the Manager and Host Manager applications to localhost. Based on a patch by Yann Cébron. (markt)
fix Correct a handful of Javadoc warnings. (markt)
add Provide additional detail about how web application version order is determined when using parallel deployment. (markt)
fix Correct the documentation for the recoveryCount count attribute of the the default cluster membership. (markt)
fix : Clarify when it is valid to set the docBase attribute in a Context element. (markt)
fix : Provide additional documetation on configuring JavaMail resources. (markt)
fix : Use correct names of roles required to access the Manager application. (markt)
add Extend the Checkstyle tests to check for license headers. (markt)
fix Modify the build script so a release build always rebuilds the dependencies to ensure that the correct Tomcat version appears in the manifest. (markt)
fix Code clean-up to remove unused code and reduce IDE warnings. (markt)
fix : Code clean-up. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
fix : Improve CGIServlet: Provide support for specifying empty value for the executable init-param. Provide support for explicit additional arguments for the executable. Those were broken when implementing fix for bug . (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.6 (markt)released 2011-01-14
update Update to Apache Commons Daemon 1.0.5. (mturk)
fix : org.apache.catalina.SessionListener now extends java.util.EventListener. (markt)
add : Add an option to the Authenticators to force the creation of a session on authentication which may offer some performance benefits. (markt)
update : Improve error message if the className attribute is missing on an element in server.xml where it is required. (markt)
update : Provide option to parse application/x-www-form-urlencoded PUT requests. (schultz)
update : Include context name in case of error while stopping or starting a context during its reload. Patch provided by Marc Guillemot. (slaurent)
add : Extend thread local memory leak detection to include classes loaded by subordinate class loaders to the web application's class loader such as the Jasper class loader. Based on a patch by Sylvain Laurent. (markt)
add : Avoid creating a SESSIONS.ser file when stopping an application if there's no session. Patch provided by Marc Guillemot. (slaurent)
fix : No longer accept specification invalid name only cookies by default. This behaviour can be restored using a system property. (markt)
add : Improve memory leak protection by renewing threads of the pool when a web application is stopped. (slaurent)
fix : Re-fix after connector re-factoring. If connector initialisation fails (e.g. if a port is alreasy in use) do not trigger an LifecycleException for an invalid state transition. (markt)
fix : Allow Tomcat to use shared data sources with per application credentials. (fhanik)
fix : Remove unnecessary entries package.access property defined in catalina.properties. Patch provided by Owen Farrell. (markt)
fix : Correct several MBean descriptors. Patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
update Further performance improvements to session ID generation. Remove legacy configuration options that are no longer required. Provide additional options to control the SecureRandom instances used to generate session IDs. (markt)
fix : Update the access log reference in StandardEngine when the ROOT web application is redeployed, started, stopped or defaultHost is changed. (markt/kkolinko)
add : Load javax.security.auth.login.Configuration with JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener to avoid memory leak when stopping a web application that would use JAAS. (slaurent)
fix : Fix the regression that broke BeanFactory resources caused by the previous fix for . (markt)
fix : Ensure that AsyncListener.onComplete() is fired when AsyncContext.complete() is called. (markt)
fix : Set the correct LifecycleState when stopping instances of the deprecated Embedded class. (markt)
fix Further Lifecycle refactoring for Connectors and associated components. (markt)
fix Correct handling of versioned web applications in deployer. (markt)
fix Correct removal of LifeCycleListeners from Containers via JMX. (markt)
fix Don't use nulls to construct log messages. (markt)
fix Code clean-up. Replace use of inefficient constructors with more efficient alternatives. (markt)
fix : Ensure sessions are removed from the Store associated with a PersistentManager. (markt)
fix : Ensure 304 responses are not returned when using static files as error pages. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Fix possible IllegalStateException caused by recent session management refactoring. (markt)
fix Ensure aliases settings for a context are retained after a context is reloaded. (markt)
fix Log a warning if context.xml files define values for properties that do not exist (e.g. if there is a typo in a property name). (markt)
fix : Correctly handle multiple X-Forwarded-For headers in the RemoteIpFilter and RemoteIpValve. Patch provided by Jim Riggs. (markt)
add : Add support for setting the size limit and time limit for LDAP seaches when using the JNDI Realm with userSearch. (markt)
update All configuration options that use regular expression now require a single regular expression (using java.util.regex) rather than a list of comma-separated or semi-colon-separated expressions. (markt)
fix : Bytes sent in the access log are now counted after compression, chunking etc rather than before. (markt)
fix : When a new directory is created (e.g. via WebDAV) ensure that a subsequent request for that directory does not result in a 404 response. (markt)
fix : Code clean up. (markt)
add : Improve JreMemoryLeakPreventionListener to prevent a potential class loader leak caused by a thread spawned when the class com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapPoolManager is initialized and the system property com.sun.jndi.ldap.connect.pool.timeout is set to a value greater than 0. (slaurent)
fix : Return the client's IP address rather than null for calls to getRemoteHost() when the APR connector is used with enableLookups="true" but the IP address is not resolveable. (markt)
add : Add get/set methods for Connector property minSpareThreads. Patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
fix : Provide an option to control when the socket associated with a connector is bound. By default, the socket is bound on Connector.init() and released on Connector.destroy() as per the current behaviour but this can be changed so that the socket is bound on Connector.start() and released on Connector.stop(). This fix also includes further Lifecycle refactoring for Connectors and associated components. (markt)
fix Remove a huge memory leak in the NIO connector introduced by the fix for . (markt)
fix : Protected against NPE triggered by a race condition that causes the NIO poller to fail, preventing the processing of further requests. (markt)
add : Make variables in _jspService() method final where possible. (markt)
fix : Fix NoSuchMethodException when using scoped variables with EL method invocation. (markt)
fix : Avoid a memory leak caused by using a cached exception instance in JspDocumentParser and ProxyDirContext. (kkolinko)
fix : Use correct coercions (as per the EL spec) for arithmetic operations involving string values containing '.', 'e' or 'E'. Based on a patch by Brian Weisleder. (markt)
add : Add additional trace level logging to Tribes to assist with fault diagnosis. Based on a patch by Ariel. (markt)
fix Don't try and obtain session data from the cluster if the current node is the only node in the cluster. Log requesting session data as INFO rather than WARNING. (markt)
fix : When web application has a version, Engine level Clustering works correctly. (kfujino)
fix : Add time stamp for CHANGE_SESSION_ID message and SESSION_EXPIRED message. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix : Ensure cookies are written before the response is commited in the Cookie example. Patch provided by Stefan Radzom. (markt)
add : Add more information to documentation regarding format of configuration files. Patch provided by Luke Meyer. (markt)
fix Correctly validate provided context path so sessions for the ROOT web application can be viewed through the HTML Manager. (markt)
update Improve documentation of database connection factory. (rjung)
fix : Update classpath required when using jsvc and add a note regarding server VMs. (markt)
fix Further filtering of Manager display output. (kkolinko)
fix Don't configure Windows installer to use PID file since it is not removed when the service stops which prevents the service from starting. (markt)
fix : Make TagLibraryInfo.getTag() more robust at handling nulls. (markt)
fix : Avoid NPE that hides error message when using Ant tasks. (schultz)
add Provide two alternative locations for the libraries downloaded from the ASF web site at build time. Use the main distribution site as default and the archive one as fallback. (kkolinko)
Tomcat 7.0.5 (markt)beta, 2010-12-01
update Update to Apache Commons Daemon 1.0.4. (mturk)
fix : Provide a mechanism to gracefully handle the case where users book-mark the form login page or otherwise misuse the FORM authentication process. Based on a suggestion by Mark Morris. (markt)
fix : Add option to disable log rotation in juli FileHandler. Patch provided by Pid (pidster at apache). (funkman)
fix : Ensure servlet request listeners are fired for the login and error pages during FORM authentication. (markt)
fix : When removing a Host via JMX, do not attempt to destroy the host's pipeline twice. Patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
fix : Fix threading issues in org.apache.catalina.security.SecurityUtil. (markt)
fix : Ensure MapperListener is only added to a container object once. (markt)
fix : Add a new attribute for <Resource> elements, singleton, that controls whether or not a new object is created every time a JNDI lookup is performed to obtain the resource. The default value is true, which will return the same instance of the resource in every JNDI lookup. (markt)
fix : Separate the Lifecycle.DESTROY_EVENT into Lifecycle.BEFORE_DESTROY_EVENT and Lifecycle.AFTER_DESTROY_EVENT. Use the additional state to ensure that Context objects are only destroyed once. (markt)
fix : Ensure that when a Container is started that it doesn't try and register with the mapper unless its parent has already started. Patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
add : Modify memory leak prevention code so it pins the system class loader in memory rather than than the common class loader, which is better for embedded systems. Patch provided by Christopher Schultz. (markt)
add Improve debug logging for MapperListener registration. (markt)
add Expose names of LifecycleListeners and ContainerListeners for StandardContext via JMX. (markt)
add Add a new option, resourceOnlyServlets, to Context elements that provides a mechanism for working around the issues caused by new requirements for welcome file mapping introduced in Servlet 3.0. By default, the existing Tomcat 6.0.x welcome file handling is used. (markt)
fix Make Tomcat more tolerant of null when generating JMX names for Valves. (markt)
fix Make AccessLogValve attribute enabled changeable via JMX. (pero)
fix Correct infinite loop if ServletRequest.startAsync(ServletRequest, ServletResponse) was called. (markt)
fix : Remove dependency between StoreBase and PersistentManager and associated code clean-up. Patch provided by Tiago Batista. (markt)
fix : Prevent ClassCastException when using a <ResourceLink>. Patch provided by Eiji Takahashi. (markt)
add Reduce synchronization in session managers to improve performance of session creation. (markt)
fix If starting children automatically when adding them to a container (e.g. when adding a Context to a Host) don't lock the parent's set of children whilst the new child is being started since this can block other threads and cause issues such as lost cluster messages. (markt)
add Implement support for parallel deployment. This allows multiple versions of the same web application to be deployed to the same context path at the same time. Users without a current session will be mapped to the latest version of the web application. Users with a current session will continue to use the version of the web application with which the session is associated until the session expires. (markt)
fix : Allow asynchronous request processing to call AsyncContext.dispatch() once the asynchronous request has timed out. (markt)
add Make memory leak prevention code that clears ThreadLocal instances more robust against objects with toString() methods that throw exceptions. (markt)
fix : Complete support for handling trailing headers in chunked HTTP requests. (markt)
add Impose a limit on the length of the trailing headers. The limit is configurable with a system property and is 8192 by default. (kkolinko)
fix : Ensure Comet timeout events are triggered. This bug was a regression triggered by the fix for . (markt)
fix : Enforce the rules in the JSP specification for parsing the attributes of custom and standard actions that require that the attribute names are unique within an element and that there is whitespace before the attribute name. The whitespace test can be disabled by setting the system property org.apache.jasper.compiler.Parser.STRICT_WHITESPACE to false. Attributes of the page directive have slightly different rules. The implementation of that part of the fix is based on a patch by genspring. (markt)
fix : When processing composite EL expressions use Enum.name() rather than Enum.toString() as required by the EL specification. (markt)
fix Fix minor thread-safety and performance issues in the implementation of maxLoadedJsps. (rjung)
add Add support for unloading JSPs that have not been requested for a long time using the new parameter jspIdleTimeout. (rjung)
add Add logging and JMX support to JSP unloading. (rjung)
fix : Improve performance for EL when running under a security manager. Based on a patch by Robert Goff. (markt)
fix : Improve recycling of BodyContentImpl. This avoids keeping a cached reference to a webapp-provided Writer used in JspFragment.invoke() calls. (kkolinko)
add : Provide a workaround for an HP-UX issue that can result in large numbers of SEVERE log messages appearing in the logs as a result of normal operation. (markt)
fix : Increase the size of internal ELResolver array from 2 to 8 since in typical usage there are at least 5 resolvers. Based on a patch by Robert Goff. (markt)
fix Add support for maxActiveSessions attribute to BackupManager. (kfujino)
fix Improve sending an access message in DeltaManager. maxInactiveInterval of not Manager but the session is used. If maxInactiveInterval is negative, an access message is not sending. (kfujino)
fix : BIO sender was not scheduling tasks to the executor during normal operation. Patch provided by Ariel. (markt)
fix : Add an option to the RpcChannel to enable the Channel send options to be set for the reply message. Based on a patch by Ariel. (markt)
fix Ensure that a new Context waiting for session data from other nodes in the cluster does not block the processing of clustering messages for other Contexts. (markt)
Web applications
fix : Localize messages in the Manager application based on the Locale of the user rather than the default Locale of the server. (markt)
fix Localize messages in the Host Manager application based on the Locale of the user rather than the default Locale of the server. (markt)
add : Provide a sample log4j configuration that more closely matches the default JULI configuration. Patch provided by Christopher Schultz. (markt)
add Restore the ability to edit the contents of /WEB-INF and /META-INF via WebDAV via the provision of a new configuration option, allowSpecialPaths. (markt)
fix Correct broken links for on-line JavaDocs. (markt)
fix : Add new DistributedManager interface that is implemented by the Backup Manager to remove circular dependency between tomcat-catalina-ha and tomcat-catalina modules. Also allows third-party distributed Manager implementations to report full session information through the HTML Manager. (markt)
update Improve Tomcat Logging documentation. (kkolinko)
fix : Update JNDI how-to to reflect the new JavaMail download location and that JAF is now included in Java SE 6. (markt)
fix Fix ordering functionality on sessions page for the HTML Manager application. (markt)
fix Fix primary sessions not always being treated as such in the HTML Manager application. (markt)
fix Fix message not being displayed after session attribute removal in the HTML Manager application. (markt)
fix : Fix display of Servlet information in the Manager application. (markt)
fix CVE-2010-4172: Multiple XSS in the Manager application. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Fix display of negative values in the Manager application. (kkolinko)
fix : Avoid NPE when trying to view session detail for an expired session in the Manager application. (markt)
fix Correct a handful of Javadoc warnings. (markt)
fix : Fix some typos and formatting issues in the global web.xml file. Based on a patch by Yann Cébron. (markt)
add Extend Checkstyle validation checks to check for unused imports. (markt)
fix General code clean-up to reduce (not eliminate) the number of warnings reported by IDEs. (markt)
fix : Don't ignore a user specified installation directory when performing a silent install with the Windows installer on 64-bit platforms. (markt)
update Reimplemented Windows installer dialogs, using modern libraries (nsDialogs, MUI2). (kkolinko)
add When installing with the Windows installer on 64-bit platforms, allow the user to select either a 32-bit JDK or a 64-bit JDK. If a 32-bit JDK is selected, the 32-bit service wrapper and the 32-bit native DLL will be installed. If a 64-bit JDK is selected, the 64-bit service wrapper and the 64-bit native DLL will be installed. (markt/kkolinko)
add Create Windows shortcuts for the Manager and Host Manager webapps. (kkolinko)
add Support /? command line option in the Windows Installer. (kkolinko)
add Display and allow to change roles for the Tomcat admin user in the Windows installer. (kkolinko)
fix In the Windows installer: do not leave stale server.xml and tomcat-users.xml fragments in the $TEMP folder. (kkolinko)
update : Redesign of home page by Pid (pidster at apache). (timw)
Tomcat 7.0.4 (markt)beta, 2010-10-21
fix : Re-implement the fix for bug – namespace issues for some Microsoft WebDAV clients. (kkolinko)
fix : Fix memory leak triggered by using the deprecated javax.security.auth.Policy class. (markt)
fix : Don't add filter twice to filter chain if the filter matches more than one URL pattern and/or Servlet name. Patch provided by heyoulin. (markt)
fix : Use an InstanceManager when creating an AsyncListener through the AsyncContext to ensure annotations are processed. Based on a patch by David Jencks. (markt)
fix To avoid NoSuchMethodException, xmlValidation and xmlNamespaceAware are removed from the createStandardHost definition of mbeans-descriptors.xml. (kfujino)
fix : Continue improvements to JMX. Fix a handful of attributes that were showing as Unavailable in JConsole. Patch provided by Chamith Buddhika. (markt)
fix : Allow ServletContainerInitializers to add listeners to a web application. Patch provided by David Jencks. (markt)
fix : Handle case when @Resource annotation uses the full JNDI name for a resource. Based on a patch by Gurkan Erdogdu. (markt)
fix : Correct regression due to Lifecycle refactoring that cleared all work directories (with compiled JSPs and persisted sessions) when Tomcat was stopped. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle the case when a directory expected to be created during web application start is already present. Rather than throwing an exception and failing to start, allow the web application to start normally. (markt)
fix : Fix thread safety issue with population of servlet context initialization parameters. (markt)
fix : As per the Java EE 6 specification, return a new object instance for each JNDI look up of a resource reference. (markt)
fix : Re-factor dynamic servlet security implementation to make extensions, such as JACC implementations, simpler. Patch provided by David Jencks. (markt)
fix : Re-factor isUserInRole() and login()/logout() methods to support JACC implementations and to improve encapsulation. Patch provided by David Jencks. (markt)
update : Code clean-up. No functional change. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
fix : Avoid NPE on start when a Context is defined in server.xml with one or more JNDI resources. (markt)
fix : JARs should always be searched for static resources even if the web application is marked as meta-data complete. (markt)
fix : Correct regression in fix for that causes applications marked as meta-data complete to return 404s for all requests. Patch provided by heyoulin. (markt)
fix : Catch ClassFormatErrors when scanning for annotations. (markt)
fix : Avoid using negative timeouts during acceptor unlock to ensure APR connector shuts down properly. (mturk)
fix : Fix potential thread safe issue when formatting dates for use in HTTP headers. (markt)
fix : Set not maxThreads but minSpareThreads to corePoolSize, if AbstractEndpoint.setMinSpareThreads is called. (kfujino)
fix : Fix issue when using comet where socket remained in long poll after the comet request has ended. (markt)
fix : Correctly handle the setting of minSpareThreads in AJP connector. (kfujino)
fix : Fix issues when using a non-blocking read for the request line with the NIO connector that could result in the request line being mis-read. (markt)
fix : Fix thread safety issue for JSP reload. (timw)
fix : Make jsp:root detection work with single quoted attributes as well. (timw)
fix Correctly handle the setting of primitive bean values via expression language. (markt)
fix Don't swallow exceptions when processing TLD files and handle the case when there is no web.xml file. (markt)
fix : Fix building of recursive tag files when the file depends on a JAR file. Patch provided by Sylvain Laurent. (markt)
fix : Fix threading problem in EL caches. Patch provided by Takayoshi Kimura. (markt)
add Make EL cache sizes configurable. (markt)
Web applications
fix Apply filters to default home page so copyright year is correctly displayed. (markt)
update : Do not call reset if the default LogManager is in use. (markt)
fix : Correctly package classes from org.apache.tomcat.util.file and add the tomcat-util.jar to the class path for the Ant tasks. Based on a patch provided by Sylvain Laurent. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.3 (markt)not released
fix : Review all instances of catching Throwable and re-throw where appropriate. (markt)
update Allow glob patterns in the jarsToSkip configuration and add some debug logging to the jar scanner. (rjung)
fix : Workaround a couple of long standing JDK bugs to enable GZIP compressed output streams to be flushed. Based on a patch provided by Jiong Wang. (markt)
update : Replace strings "catalina.base" and "catalina.home" by globally defined constants. Patch provided by Marc Guillemot. (rjung)
fix : Don't report an error when shutting down a Windows service for a Tomcat instance that has a disabled shutdown port. (markt)
fix : Prevent possible AccessControlException during undeployment when running with a security manager. Patch provided by Sylvain Laurent. (markt)
fix : Handle CGI executables with spaces in the path. (markt)
fix : Ensure that using the JDBC driver memory leak prevention code does not cause a one of the memory leaks it is meant to avoid. (markt)
fix : Restore SSO functionality that was broken by Lifecycle refactoring. (markt)
fix : Allow a listener to complete an asynchronous request if it times out. (markt)
fix : The annotation process of Jar doesn't influence distributable element of web.xml. (kfujino)
fix : Alls JAR in a web application should be searched for resources, not just those with a web-fragment.xml that is going to be processed. (markt)
fix : Improve PID file handling when another process is managing the PID file and Tomcat does not have write access. (markt)
fix : Fix a race condition in StandardThreadExector that can cause requests to experience large delays. Patch provided by Sylvain Laurent. (markt)
fix : Single sign on cookies should have httpOnly flag set using same rules as session cookies. (markt)
fix : Align WebappClassLoader.validate() implementation with Javadoc and ensure that javax.servlet.* classes can not be loaded by a WebappClassLoader instance. Patch provided by pid. (markt)
fix : Correct some generics warnings. Based on a patch provided by Gábor. (markt)
fix : Improve handling of POST requests and FORM authentication, particularly when the user agent responds to the 302 response by repeating the POST request including a request body. Any request body provided at this point is now swallowed. (markt)
fix CSRF prevention filter did not correctly handle URLs that used anchors. (markt)
fix Fix memory leak on web application stopped caused by failed to de-register the web application's Servlets with the MBean server. (markt)
update More tweaks to the Lifecycle refactoring to ensure that when a component is being destroyed, the destroy method is only called once on each child component. (markt)
fix Keep the MBean names for web applications consistent between Tomcat 6 and Tomcat 7. (markt)
fix : Add an executorName attribute to Connectors so it is possible to trace ThreadPool to Connector to Executor via the JMX interface. (markt)
fix : Tomcat failed to start if catalina.properties was not present. (markt)
fix : Fix the generics warnings in the copied Apache Jakarta BCEL code. Based on a patch by Gábor. (markt)
fix : Ensure that the CombinedRealm and LockOutRealm return a name for use in log messages rather than throwing an UnsupportedOperationException. (markt)
fix : Fix occassional NullPointerException on async complete(). This resulted in a major refactoring of the async implementation to address a number of threading issues. (markt)
fix Update the version numbers in ServerInfo defaults to Tomcat 7.0.x. (markt)
fix : Correct JNDI name for method resource injections. Based on a patch by Gurkan Erdogdu. (markt)
fix Ensure that Context elements defined in server.xml use any configClass setting specified in the parent Host element. (markt)
fix GSOC 2010. Enable the creation of Services, Engines, Connectors, Hosts and Contexts via JMX from a minimal server.xml that contains only a Server element. Based on a patch by Chamith Buddhika. (markt)
fix : Fix a regression introduced with the fix for that prevented JSTL classes being loaded. (markt)
fix : Make error more obvious, particularly when accessed via JConsole, if StandardServer.storeConfig() is called when there is no StoreConfig implementation present. (markt)
fix : Fix some minor Javadoc errors in Jasper source. Based on a patch by sebb. (timw)
fix : Correct a regression in the fix for that may have caused additional problems during a failure at start up. (markt)
fix : Prevent serving of resources from WEB-INF and META-INF directories when DefaultServlet or WebdavServlet is mapped to a sub-path of the context. This changes DefaultServlet to always serve resources with paths relative to the root of the context regardless of where it is mapped, which is a breaking change for current servlet-mappings that map the default servlet to a subpath. (timw)
fix : Provide 100 Continue responses at appropriate points during FORM authentication if client indicates that they are expected. (markt)
update Wait for the connectors to exit before closing them down. (mturk)
add Follow up to . Make JSSE connectors more tolerant of a incorrect trust store password. (markt)
fix Fix some edge cases in the NIO connector when handling requests that are not received all at the same time and the socket needs to be returned to the poller. (markt)
update Further work to reduce the code duplication in the HTTP connectors. (markt)
fix Make sure acceptor threads are stopped when the connector is stopped. (markt)
fix Make sure async timeout thread is stopped when the connector is stopped. (markt)
fix : Ensure Vary header is set if response may be compressed rather than only setting it if it is compressed. (markt)
fix : Re-factor connector pause, stop and destroy methods so that calling any of those methods has the expected results. (markt)
update Various refactorings to reduce code duplication and unnecessary code in the connectors. (markt)
fix : Add partial support for trailing headers in chunked HTTP requests. (markt)
fix : Provide better information including JSP file name and location when a missing file is detected during TLD handling. Patch provided by Ted Leung. (markt)
fix : Specifying a default content type via a JSP property group should not prevent a page from setting some other content type. (markt)
fix : The new omit attribute for jsp:attribute elements now supports the use of expressions and expression language. (markt)
fix : Switch to using an initialisation parameter to pass JSP file information from Catalina to Jasper. This simplifies the Catalina code as well as making it easier for Geronimo and others to integrate Jasper. Patch provided by David Jencks. (markt)
fix : Fix thread safety issue in EL parser. (markt)
fix Remove domainReplication attribute from ClusterManager. If you send session to only same domain, use DomainFilterInterceptor. (kfujino)
fix Add Null check when CHANGE_SESSION_ID message received. (kfujino)
fix Add support for LAST_ACCESS_AT_START system property to DeltaSession. (kfujino)
fix Avoid a NPE in the DeltaManager when a parallel request invalidates the session before the current request has a chance to send the replication message. (markt)
fix : Prevent memory leak when using asynchronous session replication. (markt)
fix : When non-primary node changes into a primary node, make sure isPrimarySession is changed to true. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix Correct the class name of the default JAR scanner in the documentation web application. (rjung)
fix : Update JSVC documentation to reflect new packaging of Commons Daemon. (markt)
update Update the Servlet, JSP and EL Javadoc links to link to the specifications and the relevant part of the Java EE 6 Javadoc. (markt)
fix Update a few places in the docs where the Manager documentation referred to the old role name of manager rather than than the new manager-script. (markt)
fix : Don't log RMI ports formatted with commas for the JMX remote listener. (markt)
fix Correct the user names created by the Windows installer for the Manager and Host Manager applications. (mturk)
fix Correct the Eclipse compiler dependency in the Jasper POM. (markt)
add Extend Checkstyle validation checks to check import order. (markt)
fix : Fix generics warnings exposed by a fix in Eclipse 3.6. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
update Update Apache Commons Pool to 1.5.5. (markt)
update : Improvement and correction of Building Tomcat guide. Based on a patch from Wesley Acheson. (timw)
update : Improve check for JAVA_HOME and add support for JRE_HOME in service.bat. (mturk)
Tomcat 7.0.2 (markt)beta, 2010-08-11
fix Fix regression that prevented running with a security manager enabled. (markt)
Web applications
fix Correct Javadoc errors. (markt)
add Provide Javadoc for Servlet 3.0 API, JSP 2.2 API and EL 2.2 API. (markt)
fix Remove second copy of RUNNING.txt from the full-docs distribution. Some unpacking utilities can't handle multiple copies of a file with the same name in a directory. (markt)
add Extend Checkstyle validation checks to check for tabs in nearly all text files. (markt)
update Update Apache Commons Daemon from 1.0.2 to 1.0.3. (markt)
update Update Eclipse JDT Core Batch Compiler (ecj.jar) from 3.5.1 to 3.6. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.1 (markt)not released
fix GSOC 2010. Continue work to align MBean descriptors with reality. Patch provided by Chamith Buddhika. (markt)
fix When running under a security manager, enforce package access and package definition restrictions defined in the catalina.properties file. (markt)
fix When using a Loader configured with searchExternalFirst="true" failure to find the class in an external repository should not prevent searching of the local repositories. (markt)
add Add entryPoint support to the CSRF prevention filter. (markt)
fix : Correctly initialise handler chain for web services resources. (markt)
add : Add a new option to the SSI Servlet and SSI Filter to allow the disabling of the exec command. This is now disabled by default. Based on a patch by Yair Lenga. (markt)
add , : Add the ExpiresFilter, a port of the httpd mod_expires module. Patch provided by Cyrille Le Clerc. (markt)
fix : When initializing/starting/stopping connectors and one of them fails, do not ignore the others. (markt/kkolinko)
fix : Don't swallow exceptions unnecessarily in WebappClassLoader.start(). (markt)
fix : Align comments in setclasspath.[sh|bat] with behaviour. Based on a patch provided by sebb. (markt)
fix : Enhance JRE leak prevention listener with protection for the keep-alive thread started by sun.net.www.http.HttpClient. Based on a patch provided by Rob Kooper. (markt)
fix : When reporting threads that may have triggered a memory leak on web application stop, attempt to differentiate between request processing threads and threads started by the application. (markt)
fix : Add a work-around for the known namespace issues for some Microsoft WebDAV clients. Patch provided by Panagiotis Astithas. (markt)
add Add support for *.jar pattern in VirtualWebappLoader. (kkolinko)
add Use a LockOutRealm in the default configuration to prevent attempts to guess user passwords by brute-force. (markt)
add : Add support for user specified character sets to the AddDefaultCharsetFilter. Based on a patch by Felix Schumacher. (markt)
fix : Make sure connectors bind to their associated ports sufficiently early to allow jsvc and the org.apache.catalina.startup.EXIT_ON_INIT_FAILURE system property to operate correctly. (markt)
fix : Ensure cookies for the ROOT context have a path of / rather than an empty string. (markt)
fix , : Ensure that AsyncContext.isAsyncStarted() returns the correct value after AsyncContext.start() and that if AsyncContext.complete() is called on a separate thread that it is handled correctly. (markt)
fix : Contexts and Servlets not stopped when Tomcat is shut down. (markt)
fix : If no ROOT context is deployed, ensure a 404 rather than a 200 is returned for requests that don't map to any other context. (markt)
add Additional debug logging in StandardContext to provide information on Manager selection. (markt)
fix : Supress deprecation warning where deprecated code is required to be used. No functional change. Patch provided by Sebb. (markt)
fix : Allow default context.xml location to be specified using an absolute path. (markt)
add Improve logging of unhandled exceptions in servlets by including the path of the context where the error occurred. (markt)
add Include session ID in error message logged when trying to set an attribute on an invalid session. (markt)
fix Improve the CSRF protection filter by using SecureRandom rather than Random to generate nonces. Also make the implementation class used user configurable. (markt)
fix Avoid NullPointerException, when copyXML=true and META-INF/context.xml does not exist. (kfujino)
fix : When session is changed and the session cookie is replaced, ensure that the new Set-Cookie header overwrites the old Set-Cookie header. (markt)
fix Create a thread to trigger asynchronous timeouts when using the BIO connector, change the default timeout to 10s (was infinite) and make the default timeout configurable using the asyncTimeout attribute on the connector. (pero/markt)
fix : Make exceptions returned by the ProxyDirContext consistent for resources that weren't found by checking the DirContext or the cache. Test case based on a patch provided by Marc Guillemot. (markt)
fix : Improve performance when using SSL for applications that make multiple class to Request.getAttributeNames(). Patch provided by Sampo Savolainen. (markt)
fix Handle the edge cases where resources packaged in JARs have names that start with a single quote character or a double quote character. (markt)
fix Correct copy and paste typo in web.xml parsing rules that mixed up local-ejb-ref and resource-env-ref. (markt)
update Refactor session managers to remove unused code and to reduce code duplication. Also, all session managers used for session replication now extend org.apache.catalina.ha.session.ClusterManagerBase. (markt)
update Remove references to Jikes since it does not support Java 6. (markt)
fix Correct over zealous type checking for EL in attributes that broke the use of JSF converters. (markt)
fix Correct algorithm used to identify correct method to use when a MethodExpressions is used in EL. (markt)
fix : Ensure that identifiers used in EL meet the requirements of the Java Language Specification. (markt)
add Improve logging of JSP exceptions by including JSP snippet (if enabled) rather than just the root cause in the host log. (markt)
fix : Correctly handled Tag Libraries where functions are defined in static inner classes. (markt)
fix : Don't swallow exceptions unnecessarily in SimpleTcpReplicationManager.startInternal(). (markt)
fix : Change the BackupManager so it is consistent with DeltaManager and reports both primary and backup sessions when active sessions are requested. (markt)
fix : When session ID is changed after authentication, ensure the DeltaManager replicates the change in ID to the other nodes in the cluster. (kfujino)
Web applications
fix : Update the ROOT web application's index page. Patch provided by pid. (markt)
fix : Add the permissions necessary to enable the Manager application to operate currently when running with a security manager. (markt)
fix : Correct documented default for readonly attribute of the UserDatabase component. (markt)
fix : Use new role name for manager application access on the ROOT web application's index page. (markt)
fix : CSRF protection was preventing access to the session expiration features. Also switch the manager application to the generic CSRF protection filter. (markt)
fix Better handle failure to create directories required for new hosts in the Host Manager application. (markt)
fix Switch the Host Manager application to the generic CSRF protection for the HTML interface and prevent started hosts from being started and stopped hosts from being stopped. (markt)
fix : Fix typo in extras documentation. (markt)
fix : Fix regression due to change of name for MBeans for naming resources that broke the complete server status page in the manager application. Note these MBeans now have a new name. (markt)
fix : When using the example compression filter, set the Vary header on compressed responses. (markt)
add Add redirects for the root of the manager and host-manager web applications that redirect users to the html interface rather than returning a 404. (markt)
add Provide the HTML Manager application with the ability to differentiate between primary, backup and proxy sessions. Note that proxy sessions are only shown if enabled in web.xml. (markt)
fix : Better describe the core package in the Windows installer, making it clear that the service will be installed. Patch provided by sebb. (markt)
add Re-factor unit tests to enable them to be run once with each of the HTTP connector implementations (BIO, NIO and APR/native). (markt)
add : Add the necessary plumbing to include CheckStyle in the build process. Start with no checks. Additional checks will be added as they are agreed. (markt)
update Updated to Ant 1.8.1. The build now requires a minimum of Ant 1.8.x. (markt)
update Update the re-packaged version of commons-fileupload from 1.2.1 to 1.2.2. The layout of re-packaged version was also restored to the original commons-fileupload layout to make merging of future updates easier. (markt)
update Update the re-packaged version of Jakarta BCEL from trunk revision 880760 to trunk revision 978831. (markt)
Tomcat 7.0.0 (markt)beta, 2010-06-29
update Update Servlet support to the Servlet 3.0 specification. (all)
update Improve and document VirtualWebappLoader. (rjung)
add : Add prestartminSpareThreads attribute for Executor. (jfclere)
update Switch from AnnotationProcessor to InstanceManager. Patch provided by David Jecks with modifications by Remy. (remm/fhanik)
update and . Make shutdown address configurable. (jfclere)
fix Add some missing control checks to ThreadWithAttributes. (markt)
add Add a startup class that does not require any configuration files. (costin)
fix Log if temporary file operations within the CGI servlet fail. Make sure header Reader is closed on failure. (markt)
fix Delete references to DefaultContext which was removed in 6.0.x. (markt)
add Initial implementation of an asynchronous file handler for JULI. (fhanik)
fix Give session thisAccessedTime and lastAccessedTime clear semantics. (rjung)
add Expose thisAccessedTime via Session interface. (rjung)
add Provide a log format for JULI that provides the same information as the default but on a single line. (markt)
add Provide the ability to configure the Executor job queue size and a timeout for adding jobs to the queue. (fhanik)
add Add support for aliases to StandardContext. This allows content from other directories and/or WAR files to be mapped to paths within the context. (markt)
update Provide clearer definition of Lifecycle interface, particularly start and stop, and align components that implement Lifecycle with this definition. (markt)
add : Provide a new option to control the copying of context XML descriptors from web applications to the host's xmlBase. Copying of XML descriptors is now disabled by default. (markt)
fix Move comet classes from the org.apache.catalina package to the org.apache.catalina.comet package to allow comet to work under a security manager. (markt)
update Port SSLInsecureRenegotiation from mod_ssl. This requires to use tomcat-native 1.2.21 that have option to detect this support from OpenSSL library. (mturk)
update Allow bigger AJP packets also for request bodies and responses using the packetSize attribute of the Connector. (rjung)
update Make Java socket options consistent between NIO and JIO connector. Expose all the socket options available on java.net.Socket (fhanik)
fix : The writer returned by getWriter() now conforms to the PrintWriter specification and uses platform dependent line endings rather than always using \r\n. (markt)
update Use tc-native 1.2.x which is based on APR 1.3.3+ (mturk)
update NIO connector now always uses an Executor. (fhanik)
update Implement keepAliveCount for NIO connector in a thread safe manner. (fhanik)
update Implement keep alive timeout for NIO connector. (fhanik)
update Update JSP support to the JSP 2.2 specification. (markt)
update Update EL support to the EL 2.2 specification. (markt)
update Use "1.6" as the default value for compilerSourceVM and compilerTargetVM options of Jasper. (kkolinko)
add : Add support for limiting the number of JSPs that are loaded at any one time. Based on a patch by Isabel Drost. (markt)
add : Access TLD files through a new JarResource interface to make extending Jasper simpler, particularly in OSGi environments. Patch provided by Jarek Gawor. (markt)
High Availability
add Add support for UDP and secure communication to tribes. (fhanik)
add Add versioning to the tribes communication protocol to support future developments. (fhanik)
add Add a demo on how to use the payload. (fhanik)
add Started to add JMX support to the cluster implementation. (markt)
fix Minor fixes to the throughput interceptor and the NIO receiver. (fhanik)
fix Additional checks for the NIO receiver. (fhanik)
update Improve error message when multicast is not enabled. (fhanik)
Web applications
update Update changelog to support the <rev> element in the documentation. (fhanik)
add A number of additional roles were added to the Manager and Host Manager applications to separate out permissions for the HTML interface, the text interface and the JMX proxy. (markt)
add CSRF protection was added to the Manager and Host Manager applications. (markt)
add List array elements in the JMX proxy output of the Manager application. (rjung)
add A new JmxRemoteLifecycleListener that can be used to fix the ports used for remote JMX connections, eg when using JConsole. (markt)
fix Numerous code clean-up changes including the use of generics and removing unused imports, fields, parameters and methods. (markt)
fix All deprecated internal code has been removed. Warning: If you have custom components for a previous Tomcat version that extend internal Tomcat classes and override deprecated methods it is highly likely that they will no longer work. (markt)
update Parameterize version number throughout build scripts and source. (rjung)

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