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CVE-2018-18074

Published: 9 October 2018

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.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
python-pip needs to a no-change rebuild to pull in the python-requests update for the copy embedded in python-pip-whl

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
python-pip
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (9.0.1-2.3~ubuntu1.18.04.2)
focal Not vulnerable

groovy Not vulnerable

hirsute Not vulnerable

impish Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

kinetic Not vulnerable

lunar Not vulnerable

trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needed

mantic Not vulnerable

requests
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.1)
cosmic
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.18.10.1)
focal
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.18.10.1)
groovy
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.18.10.1)
hirsute
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.18.10.1)
impish
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.18.10.1)
jammy
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.18.10.1)
kinetic
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.18.10.1)
lunar
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.18.10.1)
trusty
Released (2.2.1-1ubuntu0.4)
upstream
Released (2.20.0)
xenial
Released (2.9.1-3ubuntu0.1)
mantic
Released (2.18.4-2ubuntu0.18.10.1)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/requests/requests/commit/c45d7c49ea75133e52ab22a8e9e13173938e36ff

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N