Upgrade kafkaclients from 3.1.0 to 3.2.3 fixing Memory Allocation with Excessive Size Value:
Upgrade kafka-junit from 3.1.0 to 3.2.2 to match the kafkaclients version.
Remove unsed httpclient. This indirectly removes commons-codec 1.11 that has Information Exposure vulnerability:
Remove JUnitParams from runtime, use for test only. This indirectly removes junit 4.12 from runtime that has an Information Exposure vulnerability:
Upgrade springframework from 5.2.8.RELEASE to 5.3.22. Note that open source spring 5.2.* has reached it's end of life and has been out of support since 2021-12-31: https://spring.io/projects/spring-framework#support