CVE-2015-7519 Detail

Current Description

agent/Core/Controller/SendRequest.cpp in Phusion Passenger before 4.0.60 and 5.0.x before 5.0.22, when used in Apache integration mode or in standalone mode without a filtering proxy, allows remote attackers to spoof headers passed to applications by using an _ (underscore) character instead of a - (dash) character in an HTTP header, as demonstrated by an X_User header.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  3.7 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00024.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/07/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/07/2
https://blog.phusion.nl/2015/12/07/cve-2015-7519/ Vendor Advisory 
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956281
https://github.com/phusion/passenger/commit/ddb8ecc4ebf260e4967f57f271d4f5761abeac3e
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/06/msg00007.html
https://puppet.com/security/cve/passenger-dec-2015-security-fixes

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7519
NVD Published Date:
01/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/28/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.