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Bug 99089 - CAN-2003-0459 Konqueror information leak via referer header
CAN-2003-0459 Konqueror information leak via referer header
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kdelibs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2003-07-14 09:23 EDT by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-30 16:48:05 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:236 high SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: kdelibs security update 2003-07-30 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Mark J. Cox 2003-07-14 09:23:34 EDT
George Staikos reported that Konqueror may inadvertently send
authentication credentials to websites other than the intended website in
clear text via the HTTP-referer header when authentication credentials are
passed as part of a URL in the form of http://user:password@host/

We are fixing this with a backported security patch in RHSA-2003:236

Embargoed until July 21st 2003.
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-07-29 07:21:06 EDT
Issue was delayed, now public:


Errata RHSA-2003:236 in progress
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2003-07-30 16:48:05 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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