Upstream information

CVE-2018-20060 at MITRE


urllib3 before version 1.23 does not remove the Authorization HTTP header when following a cross-origin redirect (i.e., a redirect that differs in host, port, or scheme). This can allow for credentials in the Authorization header to be exposed to unintended hosts or transmitted in cleartext.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.8 2.6
Access Vector Network Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1119376 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
CaaS Platform 1.0 python-urllib3 Affected
CaaS Platform 2.0 python-urllib3 Affected
CaaS Platform 3.0 python-urllib3 Affected
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 python-urllib3 Affected
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 python-urllib3 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA python-urllib3 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 python-urllib3 Affected
SUSE Manager Server 3.1 python-urllib3 Affected
SUSE Manager Server 3.2 python-urllib3 Affected
SUSE Openstack Cloud 7 python-urllib3 Affected
SUSE Openstack Cloud 8 python-urllib3 Affected
SUSE Storage 4 python-urllib3 Affected
SUSE Storage 5 python-urllib3 Affected