Announcing Istio 1.2.3

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Istio 1.2.3. Please see below for what’s changed.

Bug fixes

  • Fix a bug where the sidecar could infinitely forward requests to itself when pod defines a port undefined for service (Issue 14443) and (Issue 14242)
  • Fix a bug where Stackdriver adapter shuts down after telemetry is started.
  • Fix Redis connectivity issues.
  • Fix case-sensitivity in regex-based HTTP URI matching for Virtual Service (Issue 14983)
  • Fix HPA and CPU settings for demo profile (Issue 15338)
  • Relax Keep-Alive enforcement policy to avoid dropping connections under load (Issue 15088)
  • When SDS is not used, skip Kubernetes JWT authentication to mitigate the risk of compromised (untrustworthy) JWTs being used.

Tests upgrade

  • Update base image version for Bookinfo reviews sample app (Issue 15477)
  • Bookinfo samples image qualification (Issue 14237)