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Monday January 10, 2022

The Apache Weekly News Round-up: week ending 7 January 2022

Welcome, 2022! We hope that you have had a festive holiday season and are excited to kick off the new year. Here's what happened over the past week:

Apache in 2021 - By The Digits – a look at the achievements from the Apache Community over the past 12 months.
 - Summary and stats at https://s.apache.org/Apache2021Digits
 - Video highlights https://youtu.be/GU0SV_2tWkU

The Apache Month in Review – highlights of what we've accomplished over the past month.
 - December 2021 https://s.apache.org/December2021

ASF Board
 – management and oversight of the business affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws.
 - Next Board Meeting: 19 January 2022. Board calendar and minutes https://apache.org/foundation/board/calendar.html

ASF Infrastructure – our distributed team on three continents keeps the ASF's infrastructure running around the clock.
 - 7M+ weekly checks yield uptime at 99.98%. Performance checks across 50 different service components spread over more than 250 machines in data centers around the world. View the ASF's Infrastructure Uptime site to see the most recent averages.

Apache Code Snapshot – Over the past week, 280 Apache Committers changed 2,780,891 lines of code over 2,868 commits. Top 5 contributors, in order, are: Jean-Baptiste Onofré, Gary Gregory, Mark Thomas, Harikrishna Patnala, and Claus Ibsen. 

Apache Project Announcements – the latest updates by category.

Big Data --
 - Apache Avro 1.11.0 released
   -- CVE-2021-43045: Possible DOS vulnerabilities in C# Avro SDK

Enterprise Processes Automation / ERP --
 - Apache OFBiz 18.12.05 released

Integration --
 - Apache Camel 3.11.5 (LTS) released 

Mail --
 - Apache James 3.6.1 released
    -- CVE-2021-38542: STARTTLS command injection (IMAP and POP3)
    -- CVE-2021-40110: IMAP vulnerable to a ReDoS
    -- CVE-2021-40111: IMAP parsing Denial Of Service
    -- CVE-2021-40525: Sieve file storage vulnerable to path traversal attacks 

Network Client --
 - Apache Guacamole 1.4.0 released
 - Apache MINA FTPServer 1.1.2 released

Web Frameworks--
 - Apache Struts 2.5.28.3 released
 - Apache Portals 3.1.1 released
   -- CVE-2021-36737: XSS in V3 Demo Portlet
   -- CVE-2021-36738: XSS vulnerability in the JSP version of the Pluto Applicant MVCBean CDI portlet
   -- CVE-2021-36739: XSS vulnerability in the MVCBean JSP portlet maven archetype


Did You Know?

 - Did you know that in 2021, 724 individuals new to the ASF contributed to Apache projects and initiatives? https://s.apache.org/Apache2021Digits

 - Did you know that Apache Druid is frequently used for AdTech data? https://druid.apache.org/

 - Did you know that PulsarSummit Asia 2022 will be held online on January 15-16? https://pulsar-summit.org/

Apache Community Notices

 - Watch "Trillions and Trillions Served", the documentary on the ASF 1) full feature [49 min] 2) "Apache Everywhere" [6 min] 3) "Why Apache" [2.5 min] 4) “Apache Innovation” [40 min] 

 - ASF Annual Report: FY2021 -- Press release and Report (PDF)

 - The Apache Way to Sustainable Open Source Success 

 - Foundation Reports and Statements

 - Presentations from 2021's ApacheCon Asia and ApacheCon@Home are available on the ASF YouTube channel.

 - "Success at Apache" focuses on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works." 

 - Inside Infra: the new interview series with members of the ASF infrastructure team --meet 
    Chris Thistlethwaite https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Chris
    Drew Foulks https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Drew
    Greg Stein Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg
      ...Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg2 and Part III https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Greg3
    Daniel Gruno Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel1 and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Daniel2
    Gavin McDonald Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Gavin2
    Andrew Wetmore Part I https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-Andrew2
    Chris Lambertus Part I  https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL  and Part II https://s.apache.org/InsideInfra-ChrisL2

 - Follow the ASF on social media: @TheASF on Twitter and The ASF page LinkedIn

 - Follow the Apache Community on Facebook and Twitter

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