Debian DSA-4772-1 : httpcomponents-client - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 141464
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Priyank Nigam discovered that HttpComponents Client, a Java HTTP agent implementation, could misinterpret malformed authority component in a request URI and pick the wrong target host for request execution.

Solution

Upgrade the httpcomponents-client packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 4.5.7-1+deb10u1.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b8b769c2

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/httpcomponents-client

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4772

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141464

File Name: debian_DSA-4772.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/15/2020

Updated: 12/9/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:httpcomponents-client, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/2/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-13956

DSA: 4772