Bug 1847916 (CVE-2020-8169) - CVE-2020-8169 libcurl: partial password leak over DNS on HTTP redirect
Summary: CVE-2020-8169 libcurl: partial password leak over DNS on HTTP redirect
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-8169
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1851437 1851435 1851436
Blocks: 1847917
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Reported: 2020-06-17 10:45 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2020-06-26 13:50 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: curl 7.71.0
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Description msiddiqu 2020-06-17 10:45:54 UTC
libcurl can be tricked to prepend a part of the password to the host name
before it resolves it, potentially leaking the partial password over the
network and to the DNS server(s).

Comment 2 Stefan Cornelius 2020-06-26 13:47:32 UTC
External References:

https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2020-8169.html

Comment 3 Stefan Cornelius 2020-06-26 13:50:06 UTC
Created curl tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1851435]


Created flickcurl tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1851437]


Created mingw-curl tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1851436]


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