Descriptionfollow-redirects is an open source, drop-in replacement for Node's `http` and `https` modules that automatically follows redirects. In affected versions follow-redirects only clears authorization header during cross-domain redirect, but keep the proxy-authentication header which contains credentials too. This vulnerability may lead to credentials leak, but has been addressed in version 1.15.6. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability.
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Debian Bugs1066971

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
node-follow-redirects (PTS)buster1.2.4-1vulnerable
trixie, sid1.15.6+~1.14.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bookworm] - node-follow-redirects <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - node-follow-redirects <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - node-follow-redirects <postponed> (Follow-up to CVE-2022-0155) (v1.15.6)

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