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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.python-requests.org/en/master/community/updates/#release-and-version-history Release Notes Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-07/msg00024.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2035
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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-522 Insufficiently Protected Credentials NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:python-requests:requests:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.20.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:
10/02/2019