Debian: DSA-3146-1: requests security update

    Date 30 Jan 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Jakub Wilk discovered that in requests, an HTTP library for the Python language, authentication information was improperly handled when a redirect occured. This would allow remote servers to obtain two different types of sensitive information: proxy passwords from the
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3146-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Sebastien Delafond
    January 30, 2015                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : requests
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-1829 CVE-2014-1830
    Debian Bug     : 733108
    
    Jakub Wilk discovered that in requests, an HTTP library for the Python
    language, authentication information was improperly handled when a
    redirect occured. This would allow remote servers to obtain two
    different types of sensitive information: proxy passwords from the
    Proxy-Authorization header (CVE-2014-1830), or netrc passwords from
    the Authorization header (CVE-2014-1829).
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.12.1-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie) and unstable
    distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.0-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your requests packages.
    
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    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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