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  • security fix:
    • [HIGH SEVERITY]  XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability in pdfbox. (DS-3309 - requires a JIRA account to access)
      • Reported by Seth Robbins
  • other fixes:
    • It was not possible to send mails using an ssl secured connection to the mail server (DS-2702)

4.5 Release Notes

titleWe highly recommend ALL users of DSpace 4.x upgrade to 4.5

DSpace 4.5 contains security fixes for both the XMLUI and JSPUI. To ensure your 4.x site is secure, we highly recommend ALL DSpace 4.x users upgrade to DSpace 4.5.

DSpace 4.5 upgrade instructions are available at: Upgrading DSpace