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Subject [GitHub] [maven-assembly-plugin] JLLeitschuh opened a new pull request #17: [SECURITY] Use HTTPS to resolve dependencies in Maven Build
Date Mon, 10 Feb 2020 23:21:13 GMT
JLLeitschuh opened a new pull request #17: [SECURITY] Use HTTPS to resolve dependencies in
Maven Build
   - [Want to take over the Java ecosystem? All you need is a MITM!](
   - [Update: Want to take over the Java ecosystem? All you need is a MITM!](
   This is a security fix for a  vulnerability in your [Apache Maven](
`pom.xml` file(s).
   The build files indicate that this project is resolving dependencies over HTTP instead
   This leaves your build vulnerable to allowing a [Man in the Middle](
(MITM) attackers to execute arbitrary code on your or your computer or CI/CD system.
   This vulnerability has a CVSS v3.0 Base Score of [8.1/10](
   [POC code](
has existed since 2014 to maliciously compromise a JAR file in-flight.
   MITM attacks against HTTP are [increasingly common](,
for example [Comcast is known to have done it to their own users](
   This contribution is a part of a submission to the [GitHub Security Lab](
Bug Bounty program.
   ## Detecting this and Future Vulnerabilities
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[CodeQL Query](
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and an open-source security researcher.
   ## Source
   Yes, this contribution was automatically generated, however, the code to generate this
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   The source code that generated and submitted this PR can be found here:
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   ## Tracking
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