The HTTP client in Gradle before 5.6 sends authentication credentials originally destined for the configured host. If that host returns a 30x redirect, Gradle also sends those credentials to all subsequent hosts that the request redirects to. This is similar to CVE-2018-1000007.
Created gradle tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-6 [bug 1756390]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1756389]
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):