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CVE-2015-5739 Detail

Current Description

The net/http library in net/textproto/reader.go in Go before 1.4.3 does not properly parse HTTP header keys, which allows remote attackers to conduct HTTP request smuggling attacks via a space instead of a hyphen, as demonstrated by "Content Length" instead of "Content-Length."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/18/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/167997.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168029.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1538.html
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q3/237 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q3/292 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q3/294 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76281 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1250352 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/golang/go/commit/117ddcb83d7f42d6aa72241240af99ded81118e9 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Inconsistent Interpretation of HTTP Requests ('HTTP Request Smuggling') (CWE-444)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:golang:go:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.4.2


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5739
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018