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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77649


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


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).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77649

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-170.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/09/12

Modified: 2014/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:httpcomponents-client, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:httpcomponents-client-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:jakarta-commons-httpclient, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:jakarta-commons-httpclient-demo, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:jakarta-commons-httpclient-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:jakarta-commons-httpclient-manual, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6153

BID: 69258

MDVSA: 2014:170