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redhatRedHatRHSA-2014:1166
HistorySep 08, 2014 - 12:00 a.m.

(RHSA-2014:1166) Important: jakarta-commons-httpclient security update

2014-09-0800:00:00
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5.8 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

NONE

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

0.004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

69.5%

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 packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

5.8 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

NONE

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

0.004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

69.5%