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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for httpcomponents-client (DLA-2405-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'httpcomponents-client' package(s) announced via the DLA-2405-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Oleg Kalnichevski discovered that httpcomponents-client, a Java library for building HTTP-aware applications, can misinterpret a malformed authority component in request URIs passed to the library as java.net.URI object and pick the wrong target host for request execution.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'httpcomponents-client' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 4.5.2-2+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your httpcomponents-client packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)