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CentOS Update for jakarta-commons-httpclient CESA-2014:1166 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

8 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

Jakarta Commons HTTPClient implements the client side of HTTP standards. It was discovered that the HTTPClient incorrectly extracted host name from an X.509 certificate subject's Common Name (CN) field. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to spoof an SSL server using a specially crafted X.509 certificate. (CVE-2014-3577) For additional information on this flaw, refer to the Knowledgebase article in the References section. All jakarta-commons-httpclient users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at the linked references. 5. Bugs fixed: 1129074 - CVE-2014-3577 Apache HttpComponents client: SSL hostname verification bypass, incomplete CVE-2012-6153 fix 6. Package List: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client): Source: jakarta-commons-httpclient-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.src.rpm i386: jakarta-commons-httpclient-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-debuginfo-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm x86_64: jakarta-commons-httpclient-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.x86_64.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-debuginfo-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client): Source: jakarta-commons-httpclient-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.src.rpm i386: jakarta-commons-httpclient-debuginfo-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-demo-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-javadoc-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-manual-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm x86_64: jakarta-commons-httpclient-debuginfo-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.x86_64.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-demo-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.x86_64.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-javadoc-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.x86_64.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-manual-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server): Source: jakarta-commons-httpclient-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.src.rpm i386: jakarta-commons-httpclient-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-debuginfo-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-demo-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-javadoc-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm jakarta-commons-httpclient-manual-3.0-7jpp.4.el5_10.i386.rpm ia64: jak ... Description truncated, please see the referenced URL(s) for more information.

Affected Software

Affected Software

jakarta-commons-httpclient on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)