27 August 2014
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2014.1449 Important: devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client security update 27 August 2014 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client Publisher: Red Hat Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6 Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction Unauthorised Access -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2012-6153 CVE-2012-5783 Reference: ESB-2014.1426 ESB-2014.1410 ESB-2014.0260 ESB-2013.1811 ESB-2013.1090 ESB-2013.0911 ESB-2013.0566 ESB-2013.0435 ESB-2013.0227 Original Bulletin: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1098.html - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Important: devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:1098-01 Product: Red Hat Developer Toolset Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1098.html Issue date: 2014-08-26 CVE Names: CVE-2012-6153 ===================================================================== 1. Summary: Updated devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Developer Toolset 2. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: Red Hat Developer Toolset 2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server - noarch Red Hat Developer Toolset 2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation - noarch 3. Description: HttpClient is an HTTP/1.1 compliant HTTP agent implementation based on httpcomponents HttpCore. 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-2012-6153) This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security. For additional information on this flaw, refer to the Knowledgebase article in the References section. All devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258 5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 1129916 - CVE-2012-6153 Apache HttpComponents client: SSL hostname verification bypass, incomplete CVE-2012-5783 fix 6. Package List: Red Hat Developer Toolset 2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server: Source: devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client-4.2.1-6.el6.src.rpm noarch: devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client-4.2.1-6.el6.noarch.rpm devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client-javadoc-4.2.1-6.el6.noarch.rpm Red Hat Developer Toolset 2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation: Source: devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client-4.2.1-6.el6.src.rpm noarch: devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client-4.2.1-6.el6.noarch.rpm devtoolset-2-httpcomponents-client-javadoc-4.2.1-6.el6.noarch.rpm These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package 7. References: https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-6153.html https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important https://access.redhat.com/solutions/1165533 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is <firstname.lastname@example.org>. 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