[Owasp-leaders] dependency-check 1.2.6 released!

Matt Tesauro matt.tesauro at owasp.org
Mon Nov 17 19:52:39 UTC 2014


Super easy to use, tons of options for how to integrate it into how you do
things, clear useful reporting.

If you've got Java and you're not using this, something is wrong.

Props to the Dependency Check team!

-- Matt Tesauro
OWASP WTE Project Lead
http://AppSecLive.org - Community and Download site
OWASP OpenStack Security Project Lead

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 1:39 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> Speaking for myself only, I think this is a brilliant project which is
> easy to use. This is, without a doubt, a best-of-breed OWASP tool with a
> deeply committed and active team behind it.
> I really think all Java devs should be using this. Please pass the word!
> Aloha,
> --
> Jim Manico
> @Manicode
> (808) 652-3805
> On Nov 17, 2014, at 4:26 AM, Jeremy Long <jeremy.long at owasp.org> wrote:
> All,
> The dependency-check team
> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Projects/OWASP_Dependency_Check#tab=Acknowledgements>
> is pleased to announce the release of 1.2.6
> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Projects/OWASP_Dependency_Check>! If
> you've used the project and found it useful please help promote it by retweeting
> my announcement <https://twitter.com/ctxt/status/534302103196286976>. If
> you haven't taken a look at dependency-check - it is a tool that can be
> used as part of the solution to the OWASP Top 10 A9 - Using Components
> with Known Vulnerabilities
> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Top_10_2013-A9-Using_Components_with_Known_Vulnerabilities>.
> For more information on the project, how the tool works, etc. please take a
> look at the documentation site
> <http://jeremylong.github.io/DependencyCheck/>.
> Aside from general code clean-up, several important changes are included
> in this release and I would highly recommend upgrading. The documentation
> site <http://jeremylong.github.io/DependencyCheck/> has been updated, the Command
> Line Interface (CLI)
> <https://bintray.com/jeremy-long/owasp/dependency-check/view>
> <https://bintray.com/jeremy-long/owasp/dependency-check/view>and ANT task
> <https://bintray.com/jeremy-long/owasp/dependency-check-ant/view> are
> available on bintray <https://bintray.com/jeremy-long/owasp>, the Maven
> plugin
> <http://search.maven.org/#artifactdetails%7Corg.owasp%7Cdependency-check-maven%7C1.2.6%7Cmaven-plugin>
>  and Ant task
> <http://search.maven.org/#artifactdetails%7Corg.owasp%7Cdependency-check-ant%7C1.2.6%7Cjar> are
> available in Central
> <http://search.maven.org/#search%7Cga%7C1%7Cg%3A%22org.owasp%22%20AND%20dependency-check>,
> and the Jenkins plugin is available through Jenkins plugin
> <https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/OWASP+Dependency-Check+Plugin>
>  management.
> Please let us know if you have issues either by posting to the group
> <https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/dependency-check> or opening an
> issue <https://github.com/jeremylong/DependencyCheck/issues>.
> Summary of changes:
>    1. Fixed reported false positives.
>    2. The Maven plugin now uses the dependencies GAV as declared in the
>    project/POM being scanned (thanks Erik!).
>    3. Resolved issue #156 to ensure consistent results rather then
>    cycling removed and added issues in Jenkins.
>    4. The CLI now accepts Ant style paths for the '--scan' argument.
>    5. The CLI now accepts an '--exclude' argument that accepts Ant style
>    exclusions.
>    6. When using the CLI you can now specify a file name for the output
>    file (as long as the --format is not set to ALL). The file extension must
>    be xml when --format is set to xml or '.htm' or '.html' for either of the
>    HTML formated reports.
>    7. The Nexus Analyzer has been disabled and replaced with the Central
>    Analyzer. If you specify a Nexus Pro URL in the configuration
>    dependency-check will use the specified Nexus Pro server instead of using
>    Central. The functionality between the two analyzers is identical; however,
>    the very supportive people at Sonatype asked us to make this change - so
>    please upgrade to use the Central Analyzer.
>    8. Updated the URLs to download the NVD CVE data to use the gzip
>    version. This has drastically decreased the time required to update the
>    local cache of the NVD data. NOTE - if you are mirroring the NVD on your
>    local network the original URLs to the XML files will work; but it is
>    strongly advised that you change to using the gzip URLs. The current URLs
>    can be obtained from the dependencycheck.properties
>    <https://github.com/jeremylong/DependencyCheck/blob/master/dependency-check-core/src/main/resources/dependencycheck.properties> file:
> cve.url-1.2.modified=https://nvd.nist.gov/download/nvdcve-Modified.xml.gz
> cve.url-2.0.modified=
> https://nvd.nist.gov/feeds/xml/cve/nvdcve-2.0-Modified.xml.gz
> cve.url-1.2.base=https://nvd.nist.gov/download/nvdcve-%d.xml.gz
> cve.url-2.0.base=https://nvd.nist.gov/feeds/xml/cve/nvdcve-2.0-%d.xml.gz
> Best Regards,
> the dependency-check team
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