CVE-2015-9236 Detail

Current Description

Hapi versions less than 11.0.0 implement CORS incorrectly and allowed for configurations that at best returned inconsistent headers and at worst allowed cross-origin activities that were expected to be forbidden. If the connection has CORS enabled but one route has it off, and the route is not GET, the OPTIONS prefetch request will return the default CORS headers and then the actual request will go through and return no CORS headers. This defeats the purpose of turning CORS on the route.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/hapijs/hapi/issues/2840 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/hapijs/hapi/issues/2850 Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/45 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-284 Improper Access Control Reference acceptance level HackerOne  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-9236
NVD Published Date:
05/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
HackerOne