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CVE-2016-1000232 Detail


NodeJS Tough-Cookie version 2.2.2 contains a Regular Expression Parsing vulnerability in HTTP request Cookie Header parsing that can result in Denial of Service. This attack appear to be exploitable via Custom HTTP header passed by client. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 2.3.0.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:2101 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2912 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1000232 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/salesforce/tough-cookie/commit/615627206357d997d5e6ff9da158997de05235ae Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/salesforce/tough-cookie/commit/e4fc2e0f9ee1b7a818d68f0ac7ea696f377b1534 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt/ibm-security-bulletin-ibm-api-connect-is-affected-by-node-js-tough-cookie-module-vulnerability-to-a-denial-of-service-cve-2016-1000232/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.npmjs.com/advisories/130 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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

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