24 September 2015, Apache Solr™ 5.3.1 available The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 5.3.1 Solr is the popular, blazing fast, open source NoSQL search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling, and geospatial search. Solr is highly scalable, providing fault tolerant distributed search and indexing, and powers the search and navigation features of many of the world's largest internet sites. This release contains various bug fixes and optimizations since the 5.3.0 release. The release is available for immediate download at: http://lucene.apache.org/solr/mirrors-solr-latest-redir.html Please read CHANGES.txt for a full list of new features and changes: https://lucene.apache.org/solr/5_3_1/changes/Changes.html Solr 5.3.1 includes these bug fixes. * security.json is not loaded on server start * RuleBasedAuthorization plugin does not respect the collection-admin-edit permission * Fix VelocityResponseWriter template encoding issue. Templates must be UTF-8 encoded * SimplePostTool (also bin/post) -filetypes "*" now works properly in 'web' mode * example/files update-script.js to be Java 7 and 8 compatible. * SolrJ could not make requests to handlers with '/admin/' prefix * Use of timeAllowed can cause incomplete filters to be cached and incorrect results to be returned on subsequent requests * VelocityResponseWriter's $resource.get(key,baseName,locale) to use specified locale. * Fix the exclusion filter so that collections that start with js, css, img, tpl can be accessed. * Resolve XSS issue in Admin UI stats page Known issues: * On Windows, bin/solr.cmd script fails to start correctly when using relative path with -s parameter. Use absolute path as a workaround . https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SOLR-8073 See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of changes and further details. Please report any feedback to the mailing lists (http://lucene.apache.org/solr/discussion.html) Note: The Apache Software Foundation uses an extensive mirroring network for distributing releases. It is possible that the mirror you are using may not have replicated the release yet. If that is the case, please try another mirror. This also goes for Maven access.