CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-10-18
Bugzilla: 1021170: CVE-2013-4450 NodeJS: HTTP Pipelining DoS


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The HTTP server in Node.js 0.10.x before 0.10.21 and 0.8.x before 0.8.26 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) by sending a large number of pipelined requests without reading the response.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4450 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


OpenShift Enterprise 1.2 is in a lifecycle phase that only provides Critical and Important security updates, as this issue is rated Moderate this issue will not be fixed. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Life Cycle:

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (nodejs010-nodejs) RHSA-2013:1842 December 16, 2013

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