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Apache OpenWebBeans 1.0.0 and Artifactory 2.3 Released

Jessica Thornsby

PLUS, security fixes for Apache HTTP Server 2.2.17 and new OSGi extender bundle.

Apache OpenWebBeans 1.0.0 Passes JSR-330 TCK

Apache OpenWebBeans 1.0.0 is out now. Apache OpenWebBeans is an implementation of JSR-299 and JRS-300. Version 1.0.0 implements the latest API, and passes the JSR-330 TCK and the JSR-299 standalone TCK. It can be downloaded now.

Apache HTTP Server 2.2.17 Fixes Denial of Service Attack

Version 2.2.17 of the Apache HTTP Server has been announced. This is primarily a bug fix release, and a security fix release of the APR-util 1.3.10 dependency. It fixes a denial of service attack and two buffer over-read flaws in the bundled copy of expat. A 2.0.64 legacy release is also available, which addresses the same vulnerabilities.

Get Control Of Your Licenses With Artifactory 2.3

Artifactory version 2.3 is out now.

The Pro release ships with a new License Control add-on for controlling the licenses used by a project’s third-party dependencies. It can offer immediate notifications about libraries that violate your license policy, and can integrate with Maven, Gradle and Ivy builds. Artifactory Pro can now be extended with custom Groovy plugins, and users can delegate authentication requests to a Crowd server and receive SSO in a Crowd-enabled SS environment, with Atlassian Crowd Integration. A new API enables creating, updating and deleting all repository types via REST. A free trial of Artifactory Pro 2.3 can be downloaded now. The Artifactory OSS 2.3 is available from SourceForge – a direct download link is listed at the announcement.

OSGi Extender Bundle for Creating JAX-RS Apps

A new OSGi extender bundle that can be used to declaratively create JAX-RS applications, is now available at github. The extender bundle can dynamically deploy and undeploy JAX-RS applications at runtime, with no OSGi or Jersey code required. Application bundles are decoupled from OSGi and Jersey, for potential use in a non-OSGi environment or with an alternative JAX-RS implementation.

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