Vulnerability CVE-2018-13956 - AWI jar files (httpclient.jar)

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Article ID: 223431

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Products

CA Automic One Automation

Issue/Introduction

The following vulnerability was found with the AWI and httpclient.jar files:

CVE-2020-13956 - https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-13956 - automic.sso.jar:lib/httpclient.jar, org.eclipse.osgi/xx/x/.cp/lib/httpclient.jar - affects versions prior to 4.5.13 and 5.0.3

Cause

Medium risk/impact vulnerability with 3rd party .jar file

Environment

Release : 12.3

Component : AUTOMATION ENGINE

Resolution

As CVE-2020-13956 (httpclient.jar) is a medium risk vulnerability, this will not be fixed in 12.3 or future releases.  If there's a specific use case that can be shown that presents a security risk, please open a case with Support with steps to reproduce and impact of the security risk and a fix can be re-visited.