Date: Wed, 3 May 2023 15:15:47 -0400 From: Reid Sutherland <reid@...rddimension.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Perl's HTTP::Tiny has insecure TLS cert default, affecting CPAN.pm and other modules Who actually decides when something receives a CVE? This can be used to defame projects and products as in this case. On 4/29/23 06:04, Stig Palmquist wrote: > > - CVE-2023-31484 for CPAN.pm > - CVE-2023-31485 for GitLab::API::v4 > - CVE-2023-31486 for HTTP::Tiny > > On 2023-04-18 17:46, Stig Palmquist wrote: >> HTTP::Tiny v0.082, a Perl core module since v5.13.9 and available >> standalone on CPAN, does not verify TLS certs by default. Users must >> opt-in with the verify_SSL=>1 flag to verify certs when using HTTPS. >> >> We grepped trough CPAN to find distributions using HTTP::Tiny that >> didn't specify cert verification behaviour, possibly exposing users to >> mitm attacks. Here are some examples with patches: >> >> - CPAN.pm v2.34 downloads and executes code from https://cpan.org >> without verifying server certs. Fixed in v2.35-TRIAL. >> https://github.com/andk/cpanpm/commit/9c98370287f4e709924aee7c58ef21c85289a7f0 >> >> - GitLab::API::v4 v0.26 exposes API secrets to a network attacker. >> https://github.com/bluefeet/GitLab-API-v4/pull/57 >> >> - Finance::Robinhood v0.21 is maybe exposing API secrets and financial >> information to a network attacker. >> https://github.com/sanko/Finance-Robinhood/pull/6 >> >> - Paws (aws-sdk-perl) v0.44 is maybe exposing API secrets to a network >> attacker. >> https://github.com/pplu/aws-sdk-perl/pull/426 >> >> - CloudHealth::API v0.01 is maybe exposing API secrets to a network >> attacker. >> https://github.com/pplu/cloudhealth-api-perl/pull/2 >> >> ... and more. We have generated a list of over 300 potentially affected >> CPAN distributions. >> >> More info in our blog post: >> https://blog.hackeriet.no/perl-http-tiny-insecure-tls-default-affects-cpan-modules/ >> >> -- >> Stig Palmquist <stig@...g.io> >
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