Announcing Istio 1.3.1

Patch Release

This release includes bug fixes to improve robustness. This release note describes what’s different between Istio 1.3.0 and Istio 1.3.1.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue which caused the secret cleanup job to erroneously run during upgrades (Issue 16873).
  • Fixed an issue where the default configuration disabled Kubernetes Ingress support (Issue 17148)
  • Fixed an issue with handling invalid UTF-8 characters in the Stackdriver logging adapter (Issue 16966).
  • Fixed an issue which caused the destination_service label in HTTP metrics not to be set for BlackHoleCluster and PassThroughCluster (Issue 16629).
  • Fixed an issue with the destination_service label in the istio_tcp_connections_closed_total and istio_tcp_connections_opened_total metrics which caused them to not be set correctly (Issue 17234).
  • Fixed an Envoy crash introduced in Istio 1.2.4 (Issue 16357).
  • Fixed Istio CNI sidecar initialization when IPv6 is disabled on the node (Issue 15895).
  • Fixed a regression affecting support of RS384 and RS512 algorithms in JWTs (Issue 15380).

Minor enhancements

  • Added support for to the telemetry deployment.
  • Added annotations for Datadog tracing that controls extra features in sidecars.
  • Added the pilot_xds_push_time metric to report Pilot xDS push time.
  • Added istioctl experimental analyze to support multi-resource analysis and validation.
  • Added support for running metadata exchange and stats extensions in a WebAssembly sandbox.
  • Removed time diff info in the proxy-status command.
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