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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-20060

urllib3 before version 1.23 does not remove the Authorization HTTP header when following a cross-origin redirect (i.e., a redirect that differs in host, port, or scheme). This can allow for credentials in the Authorization header to be exposed to unintended hosts or transmitted in cleartext.
Publish Date : 2018-12-11 Last Update Date : 2019-10-03
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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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2272: python-urllib3 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192272 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-2018-20060

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 28 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 29 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 30 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Python Urllib3 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Python Urllib3 1

- References For CVE-2018-20060

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3990-1/
UBUNTU USN-3990-1
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/XWP36YW3KSVLXDBY3QJKDYEPCIMN3VQZ/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-6afaa38e7b
https://github.com/urllib3/urllib3/blob/master/CHANGES.rst
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/5SJERZEJDSUYQP7BNBXMBHRHGY26HRZD/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-a6c56f9756
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/BXLAXHM3Z6DUCXZ7ZXZ2EAYJXWDCZFCT/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-8560719e80
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00039.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:2131
https://github.com/urllib3/urllib3/issues/1316
https://github.com/urllib3/urllib3/pull/1346
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1649153
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2272
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2272

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-20060

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


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