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CentOS Update for jakarta-commons-httpclient CESA-2013:0270 centos5

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'jakarta-commons-httpclient' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The Jakarta Commons HttpClient component can be used to build HTTP-aware client applications (such as web browsers and web service clients). The Jakarta Commons HttpClient component did not verify that the server hostname matched the domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field in X.509 certificates. This could allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to spoof an SSL server if they had a certificate that was valid for any domain name. (CVE-2012-5783) All users of jakarta-commons-httpclient are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which correct this issue. Applications using the Jakarta Commons HttpClient component must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

jakarta-commons-httpclient on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)