Descriptionaria2c in aria2 1.33.1, when --log is used, can store an HTTP Basic Authentication username and password in a file, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading this file.
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Debian Bugs918058

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
aria2 (PTS)jessie1.18.8-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.34.0-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - aria2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - aria2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Masking of all authorization and cookie header fields (but not userinfo in URL):

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