Vulnerability CVE-2011-1498


Published: 2011-07-07   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
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.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Proxy-Authorization header received on server side
onofer dusan
09.07.2011

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

Vendor: Apache
Product: Httpclient 
Version:
4.1
4.0.1
4.0

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None

 References:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/153049
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1061
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709531
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46974
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpcomponents/httpclient/RELEASE_NOTES-4.1.x.txt
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8298
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/08/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/07/7
http://marc.info/?l=httpclient-users&m=129858299106950&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=httpclient-users&m=129858274406594&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=httpclient-users&m=129857589129183&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=httpclient-users&m=129856318011586&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=httpclient-users&m=129853896315461&w=2
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061440.html

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