Mageia 2020-0263: axel security update

    Date 15 Jun 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated axel package fixes security vulnerability: An issue was discovered in ssl.c in Axel before 2.17.8. The TLS implementation lacks hostname verification (CVE-2020-13614). The axel package has been updated to version 2.17.8, fixing this issue and other bugs.
    MGASA-2020-0263 - Updated axel packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 15 Jun 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0263.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-13614
    
    Updated axel package fixes security vulnerability:
    An issue was discovered in ssl.c in Axel before 2.17.8. The TLS
    implementation lacks hostname verification (CVE-2020-13614).
    The axel package has been updated to version 2.17.8, fixing this issue
    and other bugs.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26754
    - https://github.com/axel-download-accelerator/axel/releases/
    - https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2020-06/msg00030.html
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-13614
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/axel-2.17.8-2.mga7
    

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