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Struts 2 version released

Latest version of Struts 2: Struts 2 version released with major bug fixes. It is advisable to upgrade your Struts 2 application to use the current version.

Struts 2 version released - Download and use the latest version of Struts 2

The latest version Struts 2, version released on 15-October-2013, which includes Important Security Fixes. Struts is
available as a "General Availability" release which can be downloaded from its official website. The "General Availability" or simply GA is designation as the the highest quality grade release.

Apache Struts 2 is very elegant and highly extensible web application development framework, which can be used to develop enterprise grade applications in Java technologies which can run on Java enabled servers. The Struts 2 framework is designed from scratch as compared to struts 1, which streamlines the full application development cycle, which includes designing, development, building testing and deployment and the maintenance of the application.

This release (Struts 2 version includes important security fixes:

  •  S2-018 - Broken Access Control Vulnerability in Apache Struts2
  •  solved problem with action: prefix broken in

It is advised to update the existing applications to use the latest version of Struts 2 libraries. If you can using maven you just have to change the dependency version to <version></version>. Here is the Maven dependency code:


If you have included the complete libraries in your project then download the complete package from and then include/update the library in your project.

How to use  Struts Archetype Catalog?

Following code show you how you can use Struts Archetype Catalog:

mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeCatalog=

Where is the Staging Repository?

Here is the code of using stating repository in your Maven project.

    <name>ASF Nexus Staging</name>

Where to learn Struts 2?

You can learn Struts 2 at your website


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