Release Announcement

SecureDrop 2.0.1 Released

July 8, 2021

We’re pleased to announce that SecureDrop 2.0.1 has been released. This is a maintenance release that updates dependencies and signs the SecureDrop release tag with our updated signing key. A complete list of changes can be found on Github.

What’s new in SecureDrop 2.0.1?

For developers

  • Maintenance: The SecureDrop release tag is now signed with our updated signing key. (Issue)
  • Testing: testinfra tests run on production instances will now use production-specific instance configuration (Issue, Pull request)
  • Dependencies: The following dependencies have been updated (Issue, Pull request):
    • cryptography from 3.2.1 to 3.4.7
    • cffi from 1.14.2 to 1.14.5

What administrators need to do

SecureDrop Application and Monitor Servers running Ubuntu 20.04 will be updated to SecureDrop 2.0.1 automatically within 24 hours of the release. As with previous releases, we recommend that you update your Tails workstations to the latest version of Tails and the latest version of SecureDrop. Please see our upgrade guide for instructions.

Questions and comments

If you have questions or comments regarding this release, please contact us:

  • Via our Support Portal, if you are a member (membership is available to SecureDrop administrators on request);
  • Via (GPG encrypted) for sensitive security issues (please use judiciously);
  • Via our community forums.

We also encourage you to file non-sensitive issues you encounter in our GitHub repository (issue report form).

Thank you for using SecureDrop!

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