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Bug 674622 (CVE-2019-3500) - <net-misc/aria2-1.34.0-r1: metadata and potential password leaks
Summary: <net-misc/aria2-1.34.0-r1: metadata and potential password leaks
Alias: CVE-2019-3500
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Low trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: C4 [noglsa cve]
: 679482 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-01-05 17:41 UTC by D'juan McDonald (domhnall)
Modified: 2019-04-20 02:08 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Package list:
Runtime testing required: No
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2019-01-05 17:41:04 UTC
aria2c in aria2 1.33.1, when --log is used, can store an HTTP Basic Authentication username and password in a file, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading this file.

Upstream Patch:

Gentoo Security Padawan
Comment 1 Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2019-04-05 15:45:18 UTC
*** Bug 679482 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2019-04-05 17:13:53 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit e0e0415382f55c1c392facd407a21555b6b55c8c
Author:     Michał Górny <>
AuthorDate: 2019-04-05 17:13:34 +0000
Commit:     Michał Górny <>
CommitDate: 2019-04-05 17:13:45 +0000

    net-misc/aria2: Backport the fix for CVE-2019-3500
    Backport fix for potential password leakage in logs (CVE-2019-3500).
    Ideally this would be a fresh snapshot but autoreconf fails on aria2
    Signed-off-by: Michał Górny <>

 net-misc/aria2/aria2-1.34.0-r1.ebuild              | 155 +++++++++++++++++++++
 .../aria2/files/aria2-1.34.0-mask-headers.patch    |  46 ++++++
 2 files changed, 201 insertions(+)
Comment 3 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2019-04-06 16:48:31 UTC
@maintainer(s), please let us know when you are ready to stabilize.
Comment 4 Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2019-04-07 07:14:25 UTC
Let's go for it.
Comment 5 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2019-04-07 14:44:42 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 6 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2019-04-08 02:19:09 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 7 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2019-04-20 02:08:29 UTC
Tree is clean