Apache Tomcat 9.0.20 And 8.5.41 is Released, which Fixes many Bugs

The Apache Tomcat Project is proudly announced the new release of version 9.0.20 of Apache Tomcat 9 branch and version 8.5.41 of Apache Tomcat 8 branch.

Apache Tomcat 8.5.x replaces 8.0.x and includes new features, which back ported from Tomcat 9.0.x.

The minimum Java version and implemented specification versions remain unchanged.

Refer the following article for installation and configuration of Apache Tomcat

The notable changes from both the versions are listed below.

For Tomcat 9.0.20:

  • Fixed many potential resource leak and concurrency issue in various area.
  • Various HTTP/2 improvements and stability fixes.
  • The useAsyncIO boolean attribute on the Connector element value now defaults to true.
  • Stack traces written by the OneLineFormatter are fully indented.
  • The entire stack trace is now indented by an additional TAB character.
  • There are lot more things are done in this release. Refer the official release notes page for more information.

For Tomcat 8.5.41:

  • Fixed many potential resource leak and concurrency issue in various area.
  • Various HTTP/2 improvements and stability fixes.
  • Stack traces written by the OneLineFormatter are fully indented.
  • The entire stack trace is now indented by an additional TAB character.
  • Avoid OutOfMemoryErrors and ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsExceptions when accessing large files via the default servlet when resource caching has been disabled.
  • When running on newer JREs that don’t support SSLv2Hello, don’t warn that it is not available unless explicitly configured.
  • There are lot more things are done in this release. Refer the official release notes page for more information.

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