CVE-2013-7398

NameCVE-2013-7398
Descriptionmain/java/com/ning/http/client/AsyncHttpClientConfig.java in Async Http Client (aka AHC or async-http-client) before 1.9.0 does not require a hostname match during verification of X.509 certificates, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof HTTPS servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
async-http-client (PTS)jessie1.6.5-3fixed
stretch1.6.5-4fixed
buster, sid2.6.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
async-http-clientsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- async-http-client <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, bug #773364)
https://github.com/AsyncHttpClient/async-http-client/issues/197
https://github.com/AsyncHttpClient/async-http-client/commit/3c9152e2c75f7e8b654beec40383748a14c6b51b

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