CentOS Update for jakarta-commons-httpclient CESA-2014:1166 centos5

Published: 2014-09-09 03:55:07
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

Technical Details:
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 Linux Distribution 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 Versions:
jakarta-commons-httpclient on CentOS 5

Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)




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