CVE-2016-2216

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-02-09
CWE:
CWE-113
Bugzilla:
1306203: CVE-2016-2216 nodejs: Response splitting vulnerability using Unicode characters

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The HTTP header parsing code in Node.js 0.10.x before 0.10.42, 0.11.6 through 0.11.16, 0.12.x before 0.12.10, 4.x before 4.3.0, and 5.x before 5.6.0 allows remote attackers to bypass an HTTP response-splitting protection mechanism via UTF-8 encoded Unicode characters in the HTTP header, as demonstrated by %c4%8d%c4%8a.

Find out more about CVE-2016-2216 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-nodejs4-nodejs Not affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux nodejs010-nodejs Will not fix
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3 nodejs Not affected
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2 nodejs010-nodejs Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

External References

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