[SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: axis-1.4-19.fc17

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-01-23 00:29:59

Name        : axis
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 1.4
Release     : 19.fc17
URL         : http://ws.apache.org/axis/
Summary     : SOAP implementation in Java
Description :
Apache AXIS is an implementation of the SOAP ("Simple Object Access Protocol")
submission to W3C.

From the draft W3C specification:

SOAP is a lightweight protocol for exchange of information in a decentralized,
distributed environment. It is an XML based protocol that consists of three
parts: an envelope that defines a framework for describing what is in a message
and how to process it, a set of encoding rules for expressing instances of
application-defined datatypes, and a convention for representing remote
procedure calls and responses.

This project is a follow-on to the Apache SOAP project.

Update Information:

This update fixes a security vulnerability that caused axis not to verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allowed man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via andaarbitrary valid certificate (CVE-2012-5784).

* Mon Jan 21 2013 Mikolaj Izdebski <mizdebsk at redhat.com> - 0:1.4-19
- Add missing connection hostname check against X.509 certificate name
- Resolves: CVE-2012-5784
* Tue Jul 31 2012 Andy Grimm <agrimm at gmail.com> - 0:1.4-18
- replace POMs with newer upstream versions using org.apache.axis gid
* Wed Jul 18 2012 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at lists.fedoraproject.org> - 0:1.4-17
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Mass_Rebuild
* Tue Jun 26 2012 Gerard Ryan <galileo at gedoraproject.org> 0:1.4-16
- Remove problematic comma from axis.jar manifest
* Sat Jun 23 2012 Gerard Ryan <galileo at gedoraproject.org> 0:1.4-15
- Fix existing OSGI manifests and add manifest to axis-ant.
* Fri May 11 2012 Marek Goldmann <mgoldman at redhat.com> 0:1.4-14
- Changed dependency from axis-wsdl4j to wsdl4j
* Mon Apr 30 2012 Alexander Kurtakov <akurtako at redhat.com> 0:1.4-13
- Revert RHEL conditionals - we are not getting complete build with them.
* Mon Apr 30 2012 Alexander Kurtakov <akurtako at redhat.com> 0:1.4-12
- Conditionalize xmlbeans/xml-security for RHEL.

  [ 1 ] Bug #873252 - CVE-2012-5784 axis: Does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's CN or subjectAltName field of the x.509 certificate

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update axis' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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