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From Elliotte Rusty Harold <elh...@ibiblio.org>
Subject Re: proposal for maven-archetype to switch to dom4j 2.1.1 (and Java 8)
Date Mon, 03 Jun 2019 14:34:57 GMT
I agree that this should be fixed. I'm not yet convinced that
requiring Java 8 and upgrading to dom4j 2.1 is the bets fix.

On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 10:24 AM Enrico Olivelli <eolivelli@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Elliotte,
>
> Il giorno lun 3 giu 2019 alle ore 15:59 Elliotte Rusty Harold <
> elharo@ibiblio.org> ha scritto:
>
> > Perhaps ask the dom4j developers first to see if a 2.0.3 release can
> > be scheduled.
> >
> > And if that doesn't work, how much effort is it to switch off of dom4j
> > completely?
> >
> > maven-archetype strikes me as too important to drop Java 7
> > compatibility this soon.
> >
>
> Are you -1 with this change ?
> If an user wan't to use java 7 he can use current version of the plugin.
>
> Enrico
>
>
>
>
>
> >
> >
> > On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 3:02 PM Homer, Tony <tony.homer@intel.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Currently maven-archetype depends on dom4j 1.6.1 which is vulnerable to
> > CVE-2018-1000632 [1].
> > > I filed ARCHETYPE-567 [2] to track this.
> > > In order to mitigate this vulnerability, an update to dom4j 2.1.1 is
> > needed.
> > > dom4j 2.1.x requires Java 8+ [3].
> > > dom4j 2.0.x would retain compatibility with Java 7 (Java 5+) but the
> > latest release (2.0.2) is vulnerable to CVE-2018-1000632.
> > > The current dev version (2.0.3) seems to contain a fix for
> > CVE-2018-1000632 but has been pending release for ~1 year.
> > >
> > > I opened PR #28 [4] to make these changes.
> > > What else I should do to advance this proposal?
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > Tony Homer
> > >
> > > [1] https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-1000632
> > > [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ARCHETYPE-567
> > > [3] https://dom4j.github.io
> > > [4] https://github.com/apache/maven-archetype/pull/28
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Elliotte Rusty Harold
> > elharo@ibiblio.org
> >
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elharo@ibiblio.org

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