Improper Input Validation Affecting org.apache.httpcomponents:httpclient Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,4.5.13)

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  • published

    3 Dec 2020

  • disclosed

    3 Dec 2020

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How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.httpcomponents:httpclient to version 4.5.13 or higher.


org.apache.httpcomponents:httpclient is a HttpClient component of the Apache HttpComponents project.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Input Validation. Apache HttpClient can misinterpret malformed authority component in request URIs passed to the library as object and pick the wrong target host for request execution.