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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for jakarta-commons-httpclient (ALAS-2014-410) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for jakarta-commons-httpclient (ALAS-2014-410) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/21/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

org.apache.http.conn.ssl.AbstractVerifier in Apache HttpComponents HttpClient before 4.3.5 and HttpAsyncClient before 4.0.2 does not properly 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 a "CN=" string in a field in the distinguished name (DN) of a certificate, as demonstrated by the "foo,CN=www.apache.org" string in the O field.

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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