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From "David Jarrin (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (ABDERA-695) Dependent library commons-httpclient has a critical security issue
Date Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:08:56 GMT
David Jarrin created ABDERA-695:

             Summary: Dependent library commons-httpclient has a critical security issue
                 Key: ABDERA-695
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ABDERA-695
             Project: Abdera
          Issue Type: Bug
    Affects Versions: 1.1.3
         Environment: All
            Reporter: David Jarrin
            Priority: Blocker

A critical security issue has been uncovered in the old commons-httpclient library. Please
read the details here:


Any support for commons-httpclient was stopped as of 2007 so there is no hope that the security
issue will be fixed on that code base. The new HttpComponents does not have this security
It would be extremely helpful (and urgent in my opinion) for Abdera development to provide
a version that works with the new HttpComponents library. 

Please consider prioritizing this important update. In my particular case, a new release of
the product I am responsible for cannot happen until the security issue is resolved by upgrading
to use HttpComponents, but because Abdera does not support HttpComponents we have little options
left to meet our release deadline.

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