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Rob Winch

Rob Winch

Spring Security, Session, & LDAP project lead

Rob Winch is employed by Pivotal as the project lead of security related projects within Spring. He is also a committer on the core Spring Framework and co-author of the Spring Security 3.1 book. In the past he has worked in the health care industry, bioinformatics research, high performance computing, and as a web consultant. When he is not sitting in front of a computer he enjoys playing the guitar.
Blog Posts by Rob Winch

Spring LDAP 2.3.1 Released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring LDAP 2.3.1!

This release brings in a new era for Spring Data compatibility. Integration for Spring LDAP and Spring Data has been moved to spring-data-ldap so that it can partake in the Spring Data release train and ensure compatibility with the latest and greatest Spring Data code base.

The release also brings read only attribute support.

Note
We did an immediate release of Spring LDAP 2.3.1 due to an issue with the Spring LDAP 2.3.0 release.
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CVE-2016-9879: Spring Security 3.2.10, 4.1.4, 4.2.1 Released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Security 3.2.10, 4.1.4, and 4.2.1 which fix CVE-2016-9879. Users are encouraged to update immediately.

It is important to note that Spring Framework 3.2.x has reached EOL. As with Spring Framework, we expect all users to upgrade to 4.2.1+ for further support. Detailed instructions (including samples) on migrating both XML and Java Config based projects can be found in the reference appendix

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Spring LDAP 2.2.1 & 2.3 RC1 Released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring LDAP 2.2.1 and 2.3 RC1.

A special thanks to Mark Paluch for getting spring-data-ldap aligned on the Spring Data side!

Spring LDAP 2.3 RC1

This release brings in a new era for Spring Data compatibility. Integration for Spring LDAP and Spring Data has been moved to spring-data-ldap so that it can partake in the Spring Data release train and ensure compatibility with the latest and greatest Spring Data code base. For additional details refer to the changelog

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Spring Session 1.3.0 Released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Session 1.3.0.RELEASE. This release evolved through 1.3.0.M1, 1.3.0.M2, 1.3.0.RC1, and 1.3.0.RELEASE

What’s New in Spring Session 1.3.0.RELEASE

You can find highlights of what’s new in the What’s New in Spring Session 1.3.0.RELEASE section of the reference. For details refer to the changelog links above.

Contributions

Without the community we couldn’t be the successful project we are today. I’d like to thank everyone that created issues & provided feedback.

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Spring Session 1.3.0 RC1 Released

On behalf of the community, I’m pleased to announce the release of Spring Session 1.3.0.RC1. This release release closes lots of community submitted Pull Requests. For a complete list of changes see the changelog.

What’s New in Spring Session 1.3.0 RC1

Highlights include:

Contributions

Without the community we couldn’t be the successful project we are today. I’d like to thank everyone that created issues & provided feedback.

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Spring Security 4.2.0 Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce the release of Spring Security 4.2.0.RELEASE.

What’s New in Spring Security 4.2

You can find highlights of what’s new in the What’s New in Spring Security 4.2 section of the reference. This release closes out 80+ issues which can be found in the 4.2 M1, 4.2 RC1, and 4.2 RELEASE changelogs.

Contributions

Without the community we couldn’t be the successful project we are today. I’d like to thank everyone that created issues & provided feedback.

An easy way to contribute is to help spread the word about the release.

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Spring Security 4.2 RC1

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce the release of Spring Security 4.2.0.RC1.

What’s New in Spring Security 4.2

You can find highlights of what’s new in the What’s New in Spring Security 4.2 section of the reference. This release closes out 70+ issues which can be found in the 4.2 M1 and 4.2 RC1 changelogs.

Contributions

Without the community we couldn’t be the successful project we are today. I’d like to thank everyone that created issues & provided feedback.

Feedback Please

If you have feedback on this release, I encourage you to reach out via StackOverflow, GitHub Issues, or via the comments section. You can also ping me @rob_winch or Joe @joe_grandja on Twitter.

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Spring LDAP 2.2.0 Released

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce the release of Spring LDAP 2.2.0.RELEASE.

What’s New in Spring LDAP 2.2

You can find highlights of what’s new in the What’s New in Spring LDAP 2.2 section of the reference.

Contributions

Without the community we couldn’t be the successful project we are today. I’d like to thank everyone that created issues & provided feedback.

Feedback Please

If you have feedback on this release, I encourage you to reach out via StackOverflow, GitHub Issues, or via the comments section. You can also ping me @rob_winch or Joe @joe_grandja on Twitter.

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Spring LDAP 2.2 RC1

On behalf of the community, I am pleased to announce the release of Spring LDAP 2.2.0.RC1.

What’s New in Spring LDAP 2.2

You can find highlights of what’s new in the What’s New in Spring LDAP 2.2 section of the reference.

Contributions

Without the community we couldn’t be the successful project we are today. I’d like to thank everyone that created issues & provided feedback.

Feedback Please

If you have feedback on this release, I encourage you to reach out via StackOverflow, GitHub Issues, or via the comments section. You can also ping me @rob_winch or Joe @joe_grandja on Twitter.

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