VDB-147223 · CVE-2014-8650 · BID 70909

python-requests-Kerberos up to 0.5 Mutual Authentication improper authentication

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in python-requests-Kerberos up to 0.5 (Programming Language Software). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component Mutual Authentication Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a improper authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-287. When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

python-requests-Kerberos through 0.5 does not handle mutual authentication

The weakness was presented 12/15/2019. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-8650 since 11/06/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

See VDB-192011, VDB-193700 and VDB-253492 for similar entries.





CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Improper authentication
CWE: CWE-287

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 867259
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for python-requests-kerberos FEDORA-2014-14498
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11/04/2014 🔍
11/06/2014 +2 days 🔍
12/15/2019 +1865 days 🔍
12/16/2019 +1 days 🔍
03/12/2024 +1548 days 🔍


Advisory: openwall.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-8650 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 70909 - requests-kerberos 'requests_kerberos/kerberos_.py' Remote Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Created: 12/16/2019 07:47 AM
Updated: 03/12/2024 09:50 AM
Changes: 12/16/2019 07:47 AM (35), 12/16/2019 07:52 AM (26), 03/12/2024 09:50 AM (4)
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