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CVE-2019-3500

Published: 02 January 2019

aria2c in aria2 1.33.1, when --log is used, can store an HTTP Basic Authentication username and password in a file, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading this file.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that aria2 could accidentally leak authentication data. An attacker could possibly use this to gain access to sensitive information.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
aria2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.34.0-4)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(1.34.0-4)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(1.34.0-4)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(1.34.0-4)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.18.1-1ubuntu0.1~esm1)