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From Philip Luppens <philip.lupp...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Struts 2.3.14.2 quality (fast track)
Date Fri, 24 May 2013 22:11:09 GMT
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 11:35 PM, Rene Gielen <rgielen@apache.org> wrote:

> The Struts 2.3.14.2 test build is now available.
>
> It includes the latest security patches which fix possible vulnerabilities:
> * OGNL evaluation for included URL parameters has been dropped
>
> For details and the rationale behind these changes, please consult the
> corresponding security bulletin:
> * https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-014
>
> Please note that currently these bulletins and the release notes are
> only visible to logged-in users with the struts-committer role. This is
> a needed requirement to control disclosure until the actual release is
> announced.
>
> Release notes:
> * [https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/displa/WW/Version+Notes+2.3.14.2]
>
> Distribution:
> * [http://people.apache.org/builds/struts/2.3.14.2/]
>
> Maven 2 staging repository:
> * [https://repository.apache.org/content/groups/staging/]
>
> Once you have had a chance to review the test build, please respond
> with a vote on its quality:
>
> [ ] Leave at test build
> [ ] Alpha
> [ ] Beta
> [ ] General Availability (GA)
>
> Everyone who has tested the build is invited to vote. Votes by PMC
> members are considered binding. A vote passes if there are at least
> three binding +1s and more +1s than -1s.
>
> This is a "fast-track" release vote. If we have a positive vote after
> 24 hours (at least three binding +1s and more +1s than -1s),  the
> release may be submitted for mirroring and announced to the usual
> channels.
>
> The website download link will include the mirroring timestamp
> parameter [1], which limits the selection of mirrors to those that
> have been refreshed since the indicated time and date. (After 24
> hours, we *must* remove the timestamp parameter from the website link,
> to avoid unnecessary server load.) In the case of a fast-track
> release, the email announcement will not link directly to
> <download.cgi>, but to <downloads.html>, so that we can control use of
> the timestamp parameter.
>
> [1] http://apache.org/dev/mirrors.html#use
>
> --
> René Gielen
> http://twitter.com/rgielen
>
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>
[x] General Availability (GA)

Thanks for taking care of this one, Rene.

-Phil


-- 
"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand." -
Randy Pausch

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