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.


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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 cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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
Source:
MITRE