[USN-3990-2] urllib3 vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Jul 29 15:09:48 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3990-2
July 29, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
urllib3 could be used to perform a CRLF injection if it received a specially
- python-urllib3: HTTP library with thread-safe connection pooling for Python
USN-3990-1 fixed a vulnerability in urllib3. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that urllib3 incorrectly stripped certain characters from
requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform CRLF injection.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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