Information Disclosure

Affecting system.net.http package, versions [,4.3.4)

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Overview

system.net.http provides a programming interface for modern HTTP applications, including HTTP client components that allow applications to consume web services over HTTP and HTTP components that can be used by both clients and servers for parsing HTTP headers.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Disclosure. When HTTP authentication information is inadvertently exposed in an outbound request that encounters an HTTP redirect. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could use the information to further compromise the web application.

Remediation

Upgrade system.net.http to version 4.3.4 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Credit
leecow
CVE
CVE-2018-8292
CWE
CWE-200
Snyk ID
SNYK-DOTNET-SYSTEMNETHTTP-72439
Disclosed
09 Oct, 2018
Published
10 Oct, 2018