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USN-2292-1: LWP::Protocol::https vulnerability

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USN-2292-1: LWP::Protocol::https vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/17/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/18/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The libwww-perl LWP::Protocol::https module 6.04 through 6.06 for Perl, when using IO::Socket::SSL as the SSL socket class, allows attackers to disable server certificate validation via the (1) HTTPS_CA_DIR or (2) HTTPS_CA_FILE environment variable.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-liblwp-protocol-https-perl

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