CVE-2015-5740

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-07-29
CWE:
CWE-444
Bugzilla:
1250352: CVE-2015-5739 CVE-2015-5740 CVE-2015-5741 golang: HTTP request smuggling in net/http library
HTTP-request vulnerabilities have been found in the Golang net/http and net/textproto libraries. Request headers with double Content-Length fields do not generate a 400 error (the second field is ignored), and invalid fields are parsed as valid (for example, "Content Length:" with a space in the middle is accepted). A non-authenticated attacker could exploit these flaws to bypass security controls, perform web-cache poisoning, or alter the request/response map (denial of service).

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (golang) RHSA-2016:1538 2016-08-02

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 8.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 golang Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 golang Will not fix
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