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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for jakarta-commons-httpclient (ALAS-2013-169) (CVE-2012-5783)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for jakarta-commons-httpclient (ALAS-2013-169) (CVE-2012-5783)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/04/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Apache Commons HttpClient 3.x, as used in Amazon Flexible Payments Service (FPS) merchant Java SDK and other products, does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jakarta-commons-httpclient
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jakarta-commons-httpclient-demo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jakarta-commons-httpclient-javadoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jakarta-commons-httpclient-manual

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jakarta-commons-httpclient
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jakarta-commons-httpclient-demo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jakarta-commons-httpclient-javadoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jakarta-commons-httpclient-manual

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