Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4772-1 httpcomponents-client -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 14 Oct 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-13956.
- More information:
Priyank Nigam discovered that HttpComponents Client, a Java HTTP agent implementation, could misinterpret malformed authority component in a request URI and pick the wrong target host for request execution.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 4.5.7-1+deb10u1.
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