Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : jakarta-commons-httpclient (MDVSA-2014:170)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated jakarta-commons-httpclient and httpcomponents-client packages
fix security vulnerability :

The Jakarta Commons HttpClient and Apache httpcomponents HttpClient
components may be susceptible to a 'Man in the Middle Attack' due to a
flaw in the default hostname verification during SSL/TLS when a
specially crafted server side certificate is used (CVE-2012-6153).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0347.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77649 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69258

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6153

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