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From "ASF GitHub Bot (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (FALCON-1979) Update HttpClient versions to close security vulnerabilities
Date Tue, 24 May 2016 23:50:12 GMT

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ASF GitHub Bot commented on FALCON-1979:
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Github user asfgit closed the pull request at:

    https://github.com/apache/falcon/pull/159


> Update HttpClient versions to close security vulnerabilities
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: FALCON-1979
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FALCON-1979
>             Project: Falcon
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Balu Vellanki
>            Assignee: Balu Vellanki
>             Fix For: trunk
>
>
> We learned that 
> https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2015-5262 : http/conn/ssl/SSLConnectionSocketFactory.java
in Apache HttpComponents HttpClient before 4.3.6 ignores the http.socket.timeout configuration
setting during an SSL handshake, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(HTTPS call hang) via unspecified vectors.
> https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2012-6153
> https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2012-5783
> Apache Commons HttpClient 3.x, as used in Amazon Flexible Payments Service (FPS) merchant
Java SDK and other products, does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name
in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which
allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.
> Hence, HttpClient version should be updated. 



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