[USN-6155-2] Requests vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Jun 15 10:44:42 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6155-2
June 15, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
Requests could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- requests: elegant and simple HTTP library for Python
USN-6155-1 fixed a vulnerability in Requests. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM and 18.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Dennis Brinkrolf and Tobias Funke discovered that Requests incorrectly
leaked Proxy-Authorization headers. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to obtain sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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