USN-3790-1: Requests vulnerability

15 October 2018

requests vulnerability

Packages

  • requests - elegant and simple HTTP library for Python

Details

It was discovered that Requests incorrectly handled certain HTTP headers.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References