Requests 2.2.1 Authorization information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Requests 2.2.1. Affected is an unknown code of the component Authorization. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

Requests (aka python-requests) before 2.3.0 allows remote servers to obtain sensitive information by reading the Proxy-Authorization header in a redirected request.

The weakness was shared 10/15/2014 by Jakub Wilk (Website). The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-1830 since 01/30/2014. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 81110 (Debian DSA-3146-1 : requests - security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 195643 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Requests Vulnerabilities (USN-2382-1)).

Upgrading to version 2.2.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (96132) and Tenable (81110). The entry VDB-71963 is related to this item.

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 81110
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3146-1 : requests - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703146
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3146-1 (requests - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Requests 2.2.1

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06/23/2014 +144 days 🔍
09/19/2014 +88 days 🔍
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03/26/2015 +148 days 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Advisory: 1885
Researcher: Jakub Wilk
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2014-1830 (🔍)
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X-Force: 96132
Vulnerability Center: 46825 - Requests Before 2.3.0 Remote Information Disclosure via a Redirected Request, Medium
SecurityFocus: 70013 - Python Requests CVE-2014-1830 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Entryinfo

Created: 03/26/2015 04:14 PM
Updated: 03/30/2022 09:55 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 04:14 PM (63), 06/10/2017 09:47 AM (9), 03/30/2022 09:52 AM (3), 03/30/2022 09:55 AM (1)
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