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Operating systems & Components / Operating system
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component
This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to requests has been leaking Proxy-Authorization headers to destination servers when redirected to an HTTPS endpoint. A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.Mitigation
Update the affected packages.
dev-python/requests to version: 2.31.0
Gentoo Linux: All versions
dev-python/requests: before 2.31.0Fixed software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?