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Proxy Authentication Header Information Leakage

Project curl Security Advisory, August 3rd 2003 - Permalink

VULNERABILITY

When curl connected to a site via an HTTP proxy with the CONNECT request, the user and password used for the proxy connection was also sent off to the remote server.

INFO

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project did not assign a name to this issue. securityfocus.com refers to it as BID 8432

CWE-201: Information Exposure Through Sent Data

AFFECTED VERSIONS