Apache Maven 3.0.5

The Apache Maven team would like to announce the release of Apache Maven 3.0.5.

Apache Maven 3.0.5 is available for download.

Apache Maven is a software project management and comprehension tool. Based on the concept of a project object model (POM), Maven can manage a project's build, reporting and documentation from a central place.

Maven 3 aims to ensure backward compatibility with Maven 2, improve usability, increase performance, allow safe embedding, and pave the way to implement many highly demanded features.

Apache Maven 3.0.5 is a maintenance release to fix a security issue CVE-2013-0253 Apache Maven 3.0.4 see Security page

The core release is independent of the plugins available. Further releases of plugins will be made separately. See the Plugin List for more information.

We hope you enjoy using Maven! If you have any questions, please consult:

Apache Maven 3.0.5 Release Notes

Apache Maven 3.0.5 is a maintenance release to address various regressions/bugs and to deliver other minor improvements. The new version 3.0.5 is a recommended update for anybody currently using Maven 3.0.x.

The full list of changes can be found in our issue management system, and is reproduced below.

Known Incompatibilities with Maven 2

Please refer to the following compatibility notes before reporting any issues regarding changed build behavior in Maven 3.x.

Release Notes - Maven - Version 3.0.5 (since 3.0.4 only)


  • [MNG-5430] - use wagon 2.4