If running behind a proxy (e.g. Nexus, with a security vulnerability scanner (e.g. Nexus IQ), the get command (and possibly others) fails due to a dependency on libraries deemed "vulnerable".
[ERROR] Failed to execute goal org.apache.maven.plugins:maven-dependency-plugin:3.1.1:get (default-cli) on project project1-sample: Execution default-cli of goal org.apache.maven.plugins:maven-dependency-plugin:3.1.1:get failed: Plugin org.apache.maven.plugins:maven-dependency-plugin:LATEST or one of its dependencies could not be resolved: The following artifacts could not be resolved: xerces:xercesImpl:jar:2.9.1, org.apache.struts:struts-core:jar:1.3.8: Could not transfer artifact xerces:xercesImpl:jar:2.9.1 from/to efx.nexus (https:
struts2-core 1.3.8 has 4 CVEs against it - "safe" versions are 2.3.35 or 2.5.17
xercesImpl 2.9.1 has 2 CVEs and a Sonatype security warning - 2.12.0 is better, although still problematic.