USN-3990-2: urllib3 vulnerability
29 July 2019
urllib3 could be used to perform a CRLF injection if it received a specially crafted request.
- python-urllib3 - HTTP library with thread-safe connection pooling for Python
USN-3990-1 fixed a vulnerability in urllib3. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that urllib3 incorrectly stripped certain characters from
requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform CRLF injection.
- USN-3990-1: python-urllib3, python3-urllib3