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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1498

Original release date: 07/07/2011
Last revised: 09/21/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache HttpClient 4.x before 4.1.1 in Apache HttpComponents, when used with an authenticating proxy server, sends the Proxy-Authorization header to the origin server, which allows remote web servers to obtain sensitive information by logging this header.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [httpclient-users] 20110224 Proxy-Authorization header received on server side
External Source: MLIST
Name: [httpclient-users] 20110224 Re: Proxy-Authorization header received on server side
External Source: MLIST
Name: [httpclient-users] 20110224 Re: Proxy-Authorization header received on server side
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110407 Apache HttpClient CVE request [VU#153049]
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709531
External Source: BID
Name: 46974
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-7747
External Source: MLIST
Name: [httpclient-users] 20110224 RE: Proxy-Authorization header received on server side
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.apache.org/dist/httpcomponents/httpclient/RELEASE_NOTES-4.1.x.txt
External Source: MLIST
Name: [httpclient-users] 20110224 RE: Proxy-Authorization header received on server side
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#153049
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110408 Re: Apache HttpClient CVE request [VU#153049]
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8298
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1061

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)