EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 22.214.171.124 : python-requests (EulerOS-SA-2019-1947)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128950
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected python-requests package.