CVE-2018-7159

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-03-08
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1561981: CVE-2018-7159 nodejs: HTTP parser allowed for spaces inside Content-Length header values
It was found that the http module from Node.js could accept incorrect Content-Length values, containing spaces within the value, in HTTP headers. A specially crafted client could use this flaw to possibly confuse the script, causing unspecified behavior.

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Statement

Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. 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 v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (http-parser) RHSA-2019:2258 2019-08-06
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-nodejs8-nodejs) RHSA-2018:2949 2018-10-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-nodejs6-nodejs Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-nodejs4-nodejs Will not fix
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3 nodejs Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 http-parser Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 nodejs Not affected
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.
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