The Vault team is announcing the release of Vault 1.7.8!
Open-source binaries can be downloaded at . Enterprise binaries are available to customers as well.
As a reminder, if you believe you have found a security issue in Vault, please responsibly disclose by emailing email@example.com and do not use the public issue tracker. Our security policy and our PGP key can be found at .
There is security content in this release. Vault 1.7.8 addresses CVE-2021-44716  by upgrading Vault’s Go version from Go 1.15.15 to Go 1.16.12 . Alternative mitigations of the CVE were unsuccessful for Vault. Please examine the Go Release Notes  for 1.16 before upgrading to Vault 1.7.8.
See the Changelog at  for the full list of improvements and bug fixes.
See the Feature Deprecation Notice and Plans page  for our upcoming feature deprecation plans.
OSS  and Enterprise  Docker images will be available soon.
See  for general upgrade instructions.
As always, we recommend upgrading and testing this release in an isolated environment. If you experience any non-security issues, please report them on the Vault GitHub issue tracker or post to the Vault Discuss Forum at .
We hope you enjoy Vault 1.7.8!
Sincerely, The Vault Team
 Vault v1.7.8 Binaries | HashiCorp Releases
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 Vault - HashiCorp Discuss
 Feature Deprecation Notice | Vault by HashiCorp
 Go 1.16 Release Notes - The Go Programming Language