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[ GLSA 202309-08 ] Requests: Information Leak


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202309-08
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Low
Title: Requests: Information Leak
Date: September 17, 2023
Bugs: #906970
ID: 202309-08

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability has been discovered in Requests which could result in
the disclosure of plaintext secrets.

Background
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Requests is an HTTP library for human beings.

Affected packages
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Package Vulnerable Unaffected
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dev-python/requests < 2.31.0 >= 2.31.0

Description
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Requests is vulnerable to potentially leaking Proxy-Authorization
headers to destination servers, specifically during redirects to an
HTTPS origin with authentication credentials encoded into the URL.

Impact
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Users' proxy authentication secrets could be disclosed to parties beyond
the used HTTP proxy server.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Requests users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/requests-2.31.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2023-32681
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-32681
[ 2 ] GHSA-j8r2-6x86-q33q

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202309-08

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2023 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5