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@denyeart denyeart tagged this Jan 9, 2019 · 34 commits to release-1.4 since this tag


What's New in Hyperledger Fabric CA v1.4

No new features in Fabric CA v1.4. v1.4 is a maintenance release only,
with bug fixes, dependency updates, test improvements.

Changes, Known Issues, and Workarounds


Known Vulnerabilities
FABC-174 Commands can be manipulated to delete identities or affiliations

This vulnerability can be resolved in one of two ways:

1) Use HTTPS (TLS) so that the authorization header is not in clear text.

2) The token generation/authentication mechanism was improved to optionally prevent
token reuse. In v1.4 a more secure token can be used by setting environment variable:


However, it cannot be set to false until all clients have
been updated to generate the more secure token and tolerate
The Fabric CA client has been updated in v1.4 to generate the more secure token.
The Fabric SDKs will be updated by v2.0 timeframe to generate the more secure token,
at which time the default for Fabric CA server will change to:

Resolved Vulnerabilities

Other improvements and fixes
Updated to Go version 1.11.1
Updated baseimage version to 0.4.14

For the full list of improvements and fixes, refer to the release change log:
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