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: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 9/12/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/2/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6153

BID: 69258

MDVSA: 2014:170