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CVE-2015-2296

Published: 16 March 2015

The resolve_redirects function in sessions.py in requests 2.1.0 through 2.5.3 allows remote attackers to conduct session fixation attacks via a cookie without a host value in a redirect.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
reproducer script:
https://gist.github.com/OddBloke/211ff98b63a8cfb3f6d4

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
requests
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (2.6.0,2.4.3-6)
lucid Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable
(0.8.2-1)
trusty
Released (2.2.1-1ubuntu0.2)
utopic
Released (2.3.0-1ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/kennethreitz/requests/commit/3bd8afbff29e50b38f889b2f688785a669b9aafc