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Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation
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