USN-3790-1: Requests vulnerability
15 October 2018
- requests - elegant and simple HTTP library for Python
It was discovered that Requests incorrectly handled certain HTTP headers.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
- python-requests - 2.2.1-1ubuntu0.4
- python-requests-whl - 2.2.1-1ubuntu0.4
- python3-requests - 2.2.1-1ubuntu0.4
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.