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CVE-2018-18074 (High) detected in requests-2.19.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl #2

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commented Apr 23, 2019

CVE-2018-18074 - High Severity Vulnerability

Vulnerable Library - requests-2.19.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl

Python HTTP for Humans.

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Path to dependency file: /Book_evaluator/requirements.txt

Path to vulnerable library: teSource-ArchiveExtractor_fd8f87ae-06e4-41b9-9bf9-1081dbeaee0f/20190423132825_44359/20190423132703_depth_0/requests-2.19.1-py2.py3-none-any

Dependency Hierarchy:

  • requests-2.19.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl (Vulnerable Library)

Vulnerability Details

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

URL: CVE-2018-18074

CVSS 3 Score Details (9.8)

Base Score Metrics:

  • Exploitability Metrics:
    • Attack Vector: Network
    • Attack Complexity: Low
    • Privileges Required: None
    • User Interaction: None
    • Scope: Unchanged
  • Impact Metrics:
    • Confidentiality Impact: High
    • Integrity Impact: High
    • Availability Impact: High

For more information on CVSS3 Scores, click here.

Suggested Fix

Type: Upgrade version


Release Date: 2018-10-09

Fix Resolution: 2.20.0

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