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CVE-2018-18074 Detail

Current Description

The 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/22/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.python-requests.org/en/master/community/updates/#release-and-version-history Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.debian.org/910766 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/requests/requests/commit/c45d7c49ea75133e52ab22a8e9e13173938e36ff Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/requests/requests/issues/4716 Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/requests/requests/pull/4718 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3790-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3790-2/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-18074
NVD Published Date:
10/09/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/23/2018