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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-18074

The Requests package before 2.20.0 for Python sends an HTTP Authorization header to an http URI upon receiving a same-hostname https-to-http redirect, which makes it easier for remote attackers to discover credentials by sniffing the network.
Publish Date : 2018-10-09 Last Update Date : 2021-04-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 522

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2035: python-requests security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192035 unix
RHSA-2020:0850: python-pip security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20200850 unix
RHSA-2020:0851: python-virtualenv security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20200851 unix
RHSA-2020:1605: python27:2.7 security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20201605 unix
RHSA-2020:1916: python-pip security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20201916 unix
RHSA-2020:2068: python-pip security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20202068 unix
RHSA-2020:2081: python-virtualenv security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20202081 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-18074

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Opensuse Leap 15.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Python Requests * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Opensuse Leap 1
Python Requests 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2018-18074

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3790-2/
UBUNTU USN-3790-2
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-07/msg00024.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1754
https://github.com/requests/requests/pull/4718
http://docs.python-requests.org/en/master/community/updates/#release-and-version-history CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2035
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2035
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3790-1/
UBUNTU USN-3790-1
https://bugs.debian.org/910766
https://github.com/requests/requests/commit/c45d7c49ea75133e52ab22a8e9e13173938e36ff
https://github.com/requests/requests/issues/4716

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-18074

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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