CVE-2016-9589

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-03-22
CWE:
CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1404782: CVE-2016-9589 wildfly: ParseState headerValuesCache can be exploited to fill heap with garbage
It was found that JBoss EAP 7 Header Cache was inefficient. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service attack.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9589 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5
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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server (eap7-jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:3458 2017-12-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server (eap7-jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:0834 2017-03-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server (eap7-jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:0834 2017-03-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server RHSA-2017:0832 2017-03-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2017:0831 2017-03-22
Red Hat Single Sign-On 7.1 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2017:0872 2017-04-04
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2017:3454 2017-12-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server RHSA-2017:3455 2017-12-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server (eap7-jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:3458 2017-12-13
Red Hat Single Sign-On 7.1 RHSA-2017:0876 2017-04-04
Red Hat Single Sign-On 7.1 for RHEL 7 Server RHSA-2017:0873 2017-04-04
Red Hat JBoss EAP 7 RHSA-2017:3456 2017-12-13
Red Hat JBoss EAP 7 RHSA-2017:0830 2017-03-22

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Gabriel Lavoie (Halogen Software) for reporting this issue.
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