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AWS CloudHSM Client and Software Version History

The following topics contain the version history for the AWS CloudHSM client and software libraries.

AWS CloudHSM Client

This section describes the updates to each version of the AWS CloudHSM client software.

Current Version: 1.0.18

You can download the current version of the AWS CloudHSM client from the following locations. For more information, see Install the CloudHSM Client.

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Improved stability when HSM connectivity is lost.

  • Corrected handling of expired cluster certificate.

  • Fixed various bugs.

Previous Versions

Version 1.0.14

You can download version 1.0.14 from the following locations.

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Improved failover behavior.

  • Displays version metadata.

  • Fixed various bugs.

Version 1.0.11

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Improved load balancing.

  • Improved performance.

  • Improved handling of lost server connections.

Version 1.0.10

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Updated the key_mgmt_util command line tool to enable AES wrapped key import.

  • Improved performance.

  • Fixed various bugs.

Version 1.0.8

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Improved setup experience.

  • Added respawning to the client upstart service.

  • Fixed various bugs.

Version 1.0.7

Significant changes in this version include the following:

Version 1.0.0

This is the initial release.

PKCS #11 Library

Current Version: 1.0.18

You can download the current version of the AWS CloudHSM software library for PKCS #11 from one of the following locations. For more information, see Installing the PKCS #11 Library.

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Added support for PKCS7Padding.

  • Strengthened checks on key templates.

  • Fixed various bugs.

Previous Versions

Version 1.0.14

You can download version 1.0.14 from the following locations.

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Implemented PKCS7Padding for C_DecryptUpdate and C_EncryptUpdate.

  • CKA_ID no longer required for RSA private key generation.

  • Improved multi-threading performance.

  • Fixed various bugs.

Version 1.0.11

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Added support for the CKM_RSA_PKCS_PSS sign/verify mechanism.

Version 1.0.10

Updated the version number for consistency.

Version 1.0.8

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Fixed bugs to address relative paths in the Redis setup.

Version 1.0.7

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Added an accelerated version of the library that uses a Redis local cache to improve performance.

  • Fixed bugs related to attribute handling.

  • Added the ability to generate ECDSA keys.

Version 1.0.0

This is the initial release.

OpenSSL Library

Current Version: 1.0.18

You can download the current version of the AWS CloudHSM software library for OpenSSL from any of the following locations. For more information, see Installing the OpenSSL Library.

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Added support to getCaviumPrivKey for ECC based keys.

  • Improved stability when client daemon connectivity is lost.

  • Fixed various bugs.

Previous Versions

Version 1.0.14

You can download version 1.0.14 from the following locations.

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Added support for CSRs for ECC keys.

  • Improved stability and failure handling.

Version 1.0.11

Updated the version number for consistency.

Version 1.0.10

Updated the version number for consistency.

Version 1.0.8

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Improved performance.

Version 1.0.7

Updated the version number for consistency.

Version 1.0.0

This is the initial release.

Java Library

Current Version: 1.0.18

You can download the current version of the AWS CloudHSM software library for Java from any of the following locations. For more information, see Installing the Java Library.

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • [Breaking Change] The LoginManager.getInstance() public method will no longer accept username and password arguments directly. Instead see the alternative login mechanisms at Log In To and Out Of an HSM.

  • Added support for PKCS7Padding.

  • Added wrap and unwrap methods.

  • Improved stability when client daemon connectivity is lost.

  • Fixed various bugs.

Previous Versions

Version 1.0.14

You can download version 1.0.14 from the following locations.

Updated the version number for consistency.

Version 1.0.11

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Improved the performance of several algorithms.

  • Added Triple DES (3DES) key import feature.

  • Various bug fixes.

Version 1.0.10

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Added support for additional algorithms.

  • Improved performance.

Version 1.0.8

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Updated the version number for consistency.

Version 1.0.7

Significant changes in this version include the following:

  • Added support for additional algorithms.

  • Signed the JAR files for compatibility with the Sun JCE provider.

Version 1.0.0

This is the initial release.