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Dear Apache Shiro Community,

The Shiro team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Shiro version 1.2.0!

This release includes a number of bug fixes and new features since the 1.1.0 release.  The 1.2.0 release is available from the Download page.

All binaries (.jars) are available in Maven Central already.  Please note that the Apache mirrors are still updating to reflect the source distribution, but some mirrors may not be updated yet.  If a mirror download link does not work, please try another or wait another 12 to 24 hours.

New Features

More complete PasswordService and related config documentation will be added to the Shiro website in the next few days - it was better to release now for the many who are waiting on the release, and follow up with this part of the documentation shortly.

And even more new features!  See the 'Resolved Issues' below for a complete list.

Backwards-incompatible or potential breaking changes

There are only a few small cases where breakage could occur - please view the release notes to ensure you mitigate any potential breaking change - particularly if you are using the SecureRandomNumberGenerator
or Shiro's Block Cipher Services (AES, Blowfish):

Resolved Issues

Jira resolved issue report:


The Apache Shiro Team