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CVE-2014-7191 Detail

Current Description

The qs module before 1.0.0 in Node.js does not call the compact function for array data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by using a large index value to create a sparse array.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://secunia.com/advisories/62170
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21685987
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21687263
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21687928
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1380
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/96729
https://github.com/raymondfeng/node-querystring/commit/43a604b7847e56bba49d0ce3e222fe89569354d8 Patch
https://github.com/visionmedia/node-querystring/issues/104
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/qs_dos_memory_exhaustion

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nodejs:node.js:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.10.18


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-7191
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017