16 October 2018
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2018.3122 Requests vulnerability 16 October 2018 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: requests Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Windows Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2018-18074 Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3790-1 Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators running requests check for an updated version of the software for their operating system. - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- ========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3790-1 October 15, 2018 requests vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Summary: Requests could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted HTTP header. Software Description: - - 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 LTS: Â python-requestsÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2.18.4-2ubuntu0.1 Â python3-requestsÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2.18.4-2ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: Â python-requestsÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2.9.1-3ubuntu0.1 Â python3-requestsÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2.9.1-3ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Â python-requestsÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2.2.1-1ubuntu0.4 Â python-requests-whlÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2.2.1-1ubuntu0.4 Â python3-requestsÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2.2.1-1ubuntu0.4 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: Â https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3790-1 Â CVE-2018-18074 Package Information: Â https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/requests/2.18.4-2ubuntu0.1 Â https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/requests/2.9.1-3ubuntu0.1 Â https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/requests/2.2.1-1ubuntu0.4 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. 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