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CVE-2013-0253 Apache Maven 3.0.4

Severity: Medium

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:

  • Apache Maven 3.0.4
  • Apache Maven Wagon 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

Description: Apache Maven 3.0.4 (with Apache Maven Wagon 2.1) has introduced a non-secure SSL mode by default. This mode disables all SSL certificate checking, including: host name verification , date validity, and certificate chain. Not validating the certificate introduces the possibility of a man-in-the-middle attack.


All users are recommended to upgrade to Apache Maven 3.0.5 and Apache Maven Wagon 2.4.

Credit: This issue was identified by Graham Leggett

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