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DSS v5.3.RC1

This page collects the Digital Signature Service v5.3.RC1, released in April 2018. 

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The first pre-release version of DSS 5.3 comes with a number of improvements and bug fixes. The main new features include:

  • certificate validation
  • content-timestamps generation
  • SHA-3 support
  • non-EU trusted list(s) support
  • integration of the last version of MOCCA

Release Note


  • [DSS-1177] - ASiCUtils.isASiCContainer fails when signing a MS Office document (xlsx, docx) with ASiCWithXAdESService
  • [DSS-1257] - Remove signature from xades and cades
  • [DSS-1267] - Validation - Policy proccesing error
  • [DSS-1271] - Wrong/misleading error message when trying to create XAdES_BASELINE_T signature with a self-signed certificate with DSS 5.2.RC1
  • [DSS-1290] - Detached XAdES extension fails if no file name is provided in DSSDocument even if it is the only detached document
  • [DSS-1304] - dss-service depends on jcl-over-slf4j
  • [DSS-1329] - DSS 5.0 - XPointer problem in validation
  • [DSS-1332] - XAdES extension to XAdES_BASELINE_T fails with DSS 5.2
  • [DSS-1334] - Detached XAdES signing produces broken signatures (or fails) if no file name is provided in DSSDocument
  • [DSS-1335] - CAdES: SigningCerficiateV2 attribute is badly DER encoded when using sha256. CAdES signatures are incorrect.
  • [DSS-1338] - DSS 5.0 VALIDATION - XADES ENVELOPING problem in output file
  • [DSS-1348] - OCSP Response : ArchiveCutOff extension is badly supported
  • [DSS-1349] - DSSXMLUtils.serializeNode modifies and invalidates a XML/HTML content with latin1 encoding
  • [DSS-1359] - XAdES signature is not correct when adding more than one commitmentTypeIndication
  • [DSS-1371] - PAdES : IO issue while extending a signature
  • [DSS-1376] - PAdES - difference between the validator.getOriginal and the original doc
  • [DSS-1377] - ASiC SOAP (and possible REST) document validation fails with explicit mimetype in request
  • [DSS-1381] - Validator getOriginalDocuments problem
  • [DSS-1384] - NullPointerException in OnlineTSPSource if server responds with HTTP error
  • [DSS-1385] - XMLDocumentValidator should use the MimeType from the document
  • [DSS-1391] - Pkcs11SignatureToken returns same keys for different slots
  • [DSS-1395] - DSS Demo : startsWith (JS) is not supported in IE11
  • [DSS-1397] - CAdES: Incorrect RoleSyntax encoding when adding claimed signer attributes
  • [DSS-1398] - NullPointerException with CAdESSignatureExtension (PADES or CADES signature)


  • [DSS-1202] - Unable to download javadoc
  • [DSS-1207] - Allows to validate certificates
  • [DSS-1265] - Add SHA3 support
  • [DSS-1266] - ECC based on brainpool not supported
  • [DSS-1278] - Add a composite TSPSource
  • [DSS-1292] - Add optional support of X509SubjectName
  • [DSS-1294] - Add javadoc and graphs in the bundle
  • [DSS-1295] - Upgrade MOCCA integration
  • [DSS-1301] - Ability to programmatically specify an PdfObjFactory instance
  • [DSS-1307] - AdvancedSignature.getSignatureForm() returns PAdES for a PKCS#7 signed file
  • [DSS-1314] - CAdES : create detached signature with only the digest
  • [DSS-1340] - SOAP/REST Services : allows to sign/extend/validate digest documents
  • [DSS-1352] - Add the "best signature time" in the simple report
  • [DSS-1353] - Support of the swedish design
  • [DSS-1357] - Add support for non EU trusted lists
  • [DSS-1360] - XAdESSignatureBuilder incorporateXXX methods don't follow XAdES hierarchy of nodes
  • [DSS-1370] - XAdES : improve support of AllDataObjectsTimeStamp / IndividualDataObjectsTimeStamp
  • [DSS-1380] - Add method to compute content-timestamp
  • [DSS-1383] - Validation : add constraint on self-signed
  • [DSS-1387] - XAdES : allow to sign more than one object (enveloping)
  • [DSS-1394] - Update the cookbook
  • [DSS-1401] - CAdES archive timestamp v2
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