Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2405-1 httpcomponents-client -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Oct 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-13956.
- More information:
Oleg Kalnichevski discovered that httpcomponents-client, a Java library for building HTTP-aware applications, can misinterpret a malformed authority component in request URIs passed to the library as java.net.URI object and pick the wrong target host for request execution.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 4.5.2-2+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your httpcomponents-client packages.
For the detailed security status of httpcomponents-client please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/httpcomponents-client
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS