Bug 1309721 - (CVE-2016-2515) CVE-2016-2515 nodejs-hawk: Long headers or URIs can cause minor DoS
CVE-2016-2515 nodejs-hawk: Long headers or URIs can cause minor DoS
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20160119,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1309722 1309723
Blocks: 1309726
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Reported: 2016-02-18 09:52 EST by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2016-03-01 09:39 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: nodejs-hawk 3.1.3, nodejs-hawk 4.1.1
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Description Adam Mariš 2016-02-18 09:52:36 EST
It was found that specially crafted long headers or uris can cause a minor denial of service.

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/hueniverse/hawk/commit/0833f99ba64558525995a7e21d4093da1f3e15fa
Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-02-18 09:53:09 EST
Created nodejs-hawk tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1309722]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1309723]
Comment 2 Kurt Seifried 2016-03-01 09:39:47 EST
Statement:

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. Additionally nodejs-hawk is only present as a BuildRequires dependency in the nodejs-request package, the actual hawk functionality is not used in OpenShift Enterprise 3. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

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