EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : python-requests (EulerOS-SA-2019-1947)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128950

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the python-requests package installed, the EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- A credentials-exposure flaw was found in python-requests, where if a request with authentication is redirected (302) from an HTTPS endpoint to an HTTP endpoint on the same host, the Authorization header is not stripped and the credentials can be read in plain text. A man-in-the-middle attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain a user's valid credentials.(CVE-2018-18074)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected python-requests package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?aa578725

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128950

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1947.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/17

Updated: 2019/09/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-requests, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:3.0.2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18074