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Kevin Risden commented on LUCENE-8807:
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[~thetaphi] - I think there is one typo in the patch from a quick review:

<property name="ivy_bootstrap_url2" value="http2://repo2.maven.org/maven2"/>

Should be https instead of http2

> Change all download URLs in build files to HTTPS
> ------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LUCENE-8807
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-8807
>             Project: Lucene - Core
>          Issue Type: Task
>          Components: general/build
>    Affects Versions: 8.1
>            Reporter: Uwe Schindler
>            Assignee: Uwe Schindler
>            Priority: Blocker
>             Fix For: 7.7.2, master (9.0), 8.2, 8.1.1
>
>         Attachments: LUCENE-8807.patch, LUCENE-8807.patch
>
>
> At least for Lucene this is not a security issue, because we have checksums 
> for all downloaded JAR dependencies, but ASF asked all projects to ensure 
> that download URLs for dependencies are using HTTPS:
> {quote}
> [...] Projects like Lucene do checksum whitelists of
> all their build dependencies, and you may wish to consider that as a
> protection against threats beyond just MITM [...]
> {quote}
> This patch fixes the URLs for most files referenced in {{*build.xml}} and 
> {{*ivy*.xml}} to HTTPS. There are a few data files in benchmark which use 
> HTTP only, but that's uncritical and I added a TODO. Some were broken already.
> I removed the "uk.maven.org" workarounds for Maven, as this does not work 
> with HTTPS. By keeping those inside, we break the whole chain of trust, as 
> any non-working HTTPS would fallback to the insecure uk.maven.org Maven 
> mirror.
> As the great chinese firewall is changing all the time, we should just wait 
> for somebody complaining.



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