Bug 1663991 (CVE-2019-3500)

Summary: CVE-2019-3500 aria2: Password leak for HTTP based authentication
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Andrej Nemec 2019-01-07 13:37:46 UTC
aria2c in aria2 1.33.1, when --log is used, can store an HTTP Basic Authentication username and password in a file, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading this file.

Upstream issue:

https://github.com/aria2/aria2/issues/1329

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/aria2/aria2/commit/37368130ca7de5491a75fd18a20c5c5cc641824a

References:

https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q1/13

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2019-01-07 13:38:07 UTC
Created aria2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1663993]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1663992]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:44:48 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.