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A rubygem-em-http-request security update has been released for Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0.

RHSA-2021:0937-01: Important: rubygem-em-http-request security update

Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: rubygem-em-http-request security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2021:0937-01
Product: Red Hat OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL:
Issue date: 2021-03-18
CVE Names: CVE-2020-13482

1. Summary:

An update for rubygem-em-http-request is now available for Red Hat
OpenStack Platform 13 (Queens).

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 - ppc64le, x86_64

3. Description:

EventMachine based, async HTTP Request client.

Security Fix(es):

* missing SSL hostname validation allows MITM (CVE-2020-13482)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

5. Bugs fixed (

1911457 - CVE-2020-13482 rubygem-em-http-request: missing SSL hostname validation allows MITM

6. Package List:

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7:




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