Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) Affecting org.apache.httpcomponents:httpclient package, versions [4.3,4.3.1)


0.0
critical
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHEHTTPCOMPONENTS-32018

  • published

    4 Dec 2017

  • disclosed

    30 Oct 2017

  • credit

    Unknown

Overview

org.apache.httpcomponents:httpclient is responsible for creating and maintaining a toolset of low level Java components focused on HTTP and associated protocols.

Affected versions of this pacage are vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks.

http/impl/client/HttpClientBuilder.java in Apache HttpClient 4.3.x before 4.3.1 does not ensure that X509HostnameVerifier is not null, which allows attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving hostname verification.