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These release notes describe the V1.x series of releases. The V2.x series of releases are described here; the corresponding release notes are here.

Release 1.2.0 (end of life)

Release date: 2013-04-17

For a complete list of issues addressed in this release, see

  • XSTJ-38: blacklist MD5 algorithm during signature verification
  • XSTJ-33: release process for XmlSecTool 1.2.0
  • XSTJ-31: add ECDSA elliptic curve signature support
  • XSTJ-28: provide blacklist ability for SHA-1 during signature verification
  • XSTJ-27: compatibility with Apache Santuario 1.5.x
  • XSTJ-24: should not use xmlsec IdResolver class
  • XSTJ-23: stabilise xmlsectool build, update dependencies
  • XSTJ-22: non-zero exit codes from shell script
  • XSTJ-20: pass JVMOPTS environment variable through
  • XSTJ-19: pkcs11Config option fails to use indicated keystore provider
  • XSTJ-17: multiple errors in --help documentation
  • XSTJ-16: misleading error message on failed schema validation
  • XSTJ-15: XmlSecTool fails with String index out of range -1
  • XSTJ-14: allow specification of Digest and Signature algorithms when signing
  • XSTJ-5: ship RPM packaging files with xmlsectool

Release 1.1.5

Release date: 2011-07-25

  • XSTJ-13: failure to fetch via http if web server doesn't present a content-encoding header field
  • Security issue: additional validation of signatures to protect against signature wrapping attacks similar to CVE-2011-1411

Release 1.1.4

  • XTSJ-10: Correct class and command name
  • XSTJ-9: Add support for reading/writting base64, deflate, gzip encoded files
  • XTSJ-8: xmlsectool generates spurious xmlns:xml definitions in output
  • XTSJ-7: verify xmlsectool dependencies

Release 1.1.3

  • XSTJ-6: program fails with a NullPointerException when using a signing key from the filesystem without a password

Release 1.1.2

  • XSTJ-1: Update dependency libraries for version 1.1.2
  • XSTJ-2: non-zero status code not returned when a signature is invalid

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