CVE-2018-18074

NameCVE-2018-18074
DescriptionThe Requests package before 2.20.0 for Python sends an HTTP Authorization header to an http URI upon receiving a same-hostname https-to-http redirect, which makes it easier for remote attackers to discover credentials by sniffing the network.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs910766

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
requests (PTS)jessie2.4.3-6vulnerable
stretch2.12.4-1vulnerable
buster, sid2.20.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
requestssource(unstable)2.20.0-1low910766

Notes

[stretch] - requests <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - requests <postponed> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/requests/requests/issues/4716
https://github.com/requests/requests/pull/4718
https://github.com/requests/requests/commit/c45d7c49ea75133e52ab22a8e9e13173938e36ff

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