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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache PDFBox JBIG2 ImageIO plugin 3.0.0 released
Date Tue, 27 Feb 2018 09:04:43 GMT
The Apache PDFBox community is pleased to announce the release of
Apache PDFBox JBIG2 ImageIO plugin version 3.0.0. The release is
available for download at:


See the full release notes below for details about this release.

Release Notes -- Apache JBIG2 ImageIO -- Version 3.0.0


The Java ImageIO plugin for JBIG2 enables access to images encoded using the JBIG2
image compression standard. This component is part of the Apache PDFBox® project.

This is the first release of the plugin under the umbrella of the Apache PDFBox 

For more details on all fixes and improvements included in this release, please 
to the following issues on the PDFBox issue tracker at


[PDFBOX-4014] - Malformed/pathological/malicious input can lead to infinite looping


[PDFBOX-4065] - Set JBIG2 plugin to jdk6

Fixes which were solved before the sources where donated to the ASF:

https://github.com/levigo/jbig2-imageio/issues/25: Build tests fail if project 
path has a space.
https://github.com/levigo/jbig2-imageio/issues/26: Huffman user tables in text 
https://github.com/levigo/jbig2-imageio/issues/27: Problems in standard Huffman 
https://github.com/levigo/jbig2-imageio/issues/32: Newlines printed to stdout.

Release Contents

This release consists of a single source archive packaged as a zip file.
The archive can be unpacked with the jar tool from your JDK installation.
See the README.md file for instructions on how to build this release.

The source archive is accompanied by SHA1 and MD5 checksums and a PGP
signature that you can use to verify the authenticity of your download.
The public key used for the PGP signature can be found at

About Apache PDFBox

Apache PDFBox is an open source Java library for working with PDF documents.
This project allows creation of new PDF documents, manipulation of existing
documents and the ability to extract content from documents. Apache PDFBox
also includes several command line utilities. Apache PDFBox is published
under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

For more information, visit http://pdfbox.apache.org/

About The Apache Software Foundation

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collaboratively-developed Open Source projects. The pragmatic Apache License
enables individual and commercial users to easily deploy Apache software;
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of its 2,500+ contributors.

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