Improper Certificate Validation Affecting commons-httpclient:commons-httpclient package, versions [0,]
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- Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-COMMONSHTTPCLIENT-30083
- published 25 Mar 2013
- disclosed 4 Nov 2012
- credit Unknown
How to fix?
There is no fixed version for
commons-httpclient:commons-httpclient is a HttpClient component of the Apache HttpComponents project.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Certificate Validation due to not verifying that the requesting server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's
Common Name (CN) or
subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate. This allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.