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Bug 786957 (CVE-2021-31879) - net-misc/wget: Authorisation header disclosure on redirect (CVE-2021-31879)
Summary: net-misc/wget: Authorisation header disclosure on redirect (CVE-2021-31879)
Alias: CVE-2021-31879
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A3 [upstream?]
Depends on:
Reported: 2021-04-29 19:08 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2021-07-29 18:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-29 19:08:26 UTC
"GNU Wget through 1.21.1 does not omit the Authorization header upon a redirect to a different origin, a related issue to CVE-2018-1000007."

See No reply from upstream though.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-04-29 19:41:28 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 05f98b2284e04f5078b8b38238d6688f9c76414b
Author:     Lars Wendler <>
AuthorDate: 2021-04-29 19:40:38 +0000
Commit:     Lars Wendler <>
CommitDate: 2021-04-29 19:41:01 +0000

    dev-util/samurai: Security revbump to fix mull pointer dereference
    Removed old
    Signed-off-by: Lars Wendler <>

 .../files/samurai-1.2-null_pointer_fix.patch       | 26 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 .../{samurai-1.2.ebuild => samurai-1.2-r1.ebuild}  |  4 ++++
 2 files changed, 30 insertions(+)
Comment 2 Lars Wendler (Polynomial-C) gentoo-dev 2021-04-29 19:46:41 UTC
Sorry, wrong bug referenced :-(
Comment 3 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 17:22:38 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
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Comment 5 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 17:38:52 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 17:47:01 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 18:02:58 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 18:11:17 UTC
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