We just published three bugfix releases of Hibernate Search: 5.6.4.Final, 5.7.3.Final and 5.8.2.Final.

Those releases include in particular an upgrade of the Lucene dependency to 5.5.5, which fixes CVE-2017-12629. This vulnerability should only affect you if you use org.apache.lucene.queryparser.xml.CoreParser and feed it with input from untrusted sources: this class is not used by Hibernate Search itself. However, the upgrade is recommended even if you don’t use this class.

What’s new?

Here are the most notable changes:

  • HSEARCH-2927: the Lucene dependency was upgraded to 5.5.5, which fixes a remote code execution vulnerability: CVE-2017-12629.

  • HSEARCH-2868: adding elements to a persistent collection representing the reverse side of an association will now correctly trigger the reindexing of the entity if there is a field on this collection.

  • HSEARCH-2863: @CalendarBridge(encoding = EncodingType.STRING) will no longer fail at indexing time with a ClassCastException. Thanks to Tomáš Tomek for reporting this!

For a full list of changes, please refer to the release notes:

How to get these releases

All the necessary information is available (and updated regularly) on hibernate.org:

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