Descriptionmain/java/com/ning/http/client/ 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.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
async-http-client (PTS)buster2.6.0-1fixed
bookworm, sid2.12.3-1fixed

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

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


- async-http-client <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, bug #773364)

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