(tick) These are the notes for the Struts 2.3.31 distribution.

(tick) For prior notes in this release series, see Version Notes 2.3.30

  • If you are a Maven user, you might want to get started using the Maven Archetype.
  • Another quick-start entry point is the blank application. Rename and deploy the WAR as a starting point for your own development.
  • There is huge number of examples you can also use as a starting point for you application here
Maven Dependency

You can also use Struts Archetype Catalog like below

Struts Archetype Catalog
mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeCatalog=http://struts.apache.org/
Staging Repository
    <name>ASF Nexus Staging</name>

Internal Changes

  • (warning) Possible path traversal in the Convention plugin S2-042
  • (warning) Using the Config Browser plugin in production S2-043


This release contains fixes related to S2-042 and S2-043 security bulletins, please read them carefully!



  • [WW-4601] - webconsole can always be accessed
  • [WW-4628] - Space character and includeParams
  • [WW-4659] - Exception starting filter struts2 java.lang.IncompatibleClassChangeError: Implementing class
  • [WW-4663] - NullPointerException when displaying a form without action attribute
  • [WW-4667] - ParametersInterceptor excludeParams only applies to first instance of params interceptor in paramsPrepareParamsStack
  • [WW-4669] - Struts 2.5.1 gives errors on unexpected action names
  • [WW-4675] - Select box does not pre-select chosen values


  • [WW-4674] - StrutsPrepareAndExecuteFilter should check for response commited status
  • [WW-4685] - Allow directly accessing I18N keys from Tiles defintions

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