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Jenkins admin? Get buzzy patching, says Cloudbees

Cloudbees's Jenkins needs a patch against a Java deserialisation vulnerability. The bug, CVE-2017-1000353, exists in how Jenkins implements HTTP upload/download requests. The bug lets an attacker exploit a serialised object in the preamble of commands sent to the CLI. As described by Securiteam, “since Jenkins does not …

Jenkins 2.0, where the devil have you been?

The Jenkins project has declared a new focus on ease of use after finally delivering version 2 of the automaton platform, a mere 10 years after version 1 hit the streets. While the community behind the platform has not exactly been idle - pushing out 655 weekly releases of the platform - the latest release delivers on a number …
Joe Fay, 26 Apr 2016
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Jenkins 'fesses up after inadvertently slurping users' usage stats

The Jenkins project has issued an advisory to users that a couple of recent versions had been sending usage stats to the mothership, whether admins had hit the opt-out button for the continuous delivery platform or not. The advisory said: “A bug was introduced in Jenkins versions 1.645 and 1.642.2 which caused Jenkins to send …
Joe Fay, 1 Apr 2016
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Think you’re a Jenkins expert, wise guy? You can prove it in May

Cloudbees will go live with its certification program in May, giving wannabees eight weeks to swot up if they want to be the first to take the exam. The continuous delivery vendor has developed two schemes, reflecting the split between its own platform, and the Jenkins project it is built on. You can choose to be a Certified …
Joe Fay, 15 Mar 2016
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Cloudbees draws up qualification plan for worker bees

Continuous delivery outfit Cloudbees is to join the certification game before the summer, debuting an accreditation scheme for its Jenkins-based platform. The vendor has a busy few months ahead, with the launch of its private cloud service, and preparation for version 2.0 of Jenkins sometime in Q2. When asked by the Reg …
Joe Fay, 3 Mar 2016
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Stick it in your pipeline: Jenkins finally goes full alpha

The first alpha builds of Jenkins 2.0 have been released, setting the open source continuous integration project on track for a Spring release. The project flagged up the new build’s Pipeline as Code functionality, which it said would allow users to define configuration as code, making it “easier to create simple ‘build and …
Joe Fay, 1 Mar 2016
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Cloudbees serves up Jenkins private SaaSy style

Cloudbees has expanded its product range by 50 per cent, adding a Private SaaS version of its Jenkins-based continuous delivery platform that will run on AWS and OpenStack, with Azure support likely by the summer. Cloudbees Jenkins Platform Private Saas joins the existing Enterprise Edition and Jenkins in the Cloud products. …
Joe Fay, 23 Feb 2016
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Cloudbees banks on Jenkins 2.0 to help double revs this year

Cloudbees is looking to build out its services partner lineup as it banks on further growth in the enterprise space this year, when the Jenkins platform it bases its business on finally hits version 2.0. The continuous delivery specialist delivered an update yesterday in which it hailed the signing of 13 new partners in the …
Joe Fay, 29 Jan 2016
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Jenkins issues code of conduct to keep rowdy automation fans in line

Jenkins has warned its more boisterous contributors that they face banishment from the automation server community if they fall foul of the code of conduct it finally got round to publishing this week. The project's board has consciously followed in the “footsteps of other projects like the Apache Software Foundation...and …
Joe Fay, 8 Jan 2016
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Jenkins plugs 11 security holes with two updates

Jenkins says it has fixed a range of security vulnerabilities in the open source integration tool with a brace of fresh releases. Versions 1.638 and 1.625.2 of the open source integration tool hit the streets yesterday, presumably capping a frantic race to plug a zero-day vulnerability which surfaced last Friday. That …
Joe Fay, 12 Nov 2015
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CloudBees bags $11.2m to keep a closer eye on your handy jobs

Continuous integration expert CloudBees has slurped $11.2m in valley cash to fund its Jenkins-based cloud services. The series-C round was led by Verizon Ventures, along with Matrix Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners, and was announced on Wednesday. CloudBees is a small cloud company that stewards the development of a …
Jack Clark, 6 Mar 2014
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Java cloud spins Jenkins Eclipse tool

The Hudson open-source project that Oracle recently surrendered to Eclipse is getting a little more community competition. Platform-as-a-service startup CloudBees has announced the availability of a CloudBees Eclipse toolkit plug-in for Java developers. The CloudBees service includes the open source continuous integration …
Gavin Clarke, 8 Jul 2011
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Oracle's Sword of Damocles forces open source fork rename

With Larry Ellison dangling the sword of Damocles over their heads, the leaders of the Hudson community have decided to rename the popular open-source software-build project and move it to a new code repository on GitHub. If their proposal is accepted by the rest of the community, Hudson will be rechristened Jenkins. Late last …
Cade Metz, 11 Jan 2011

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