CVE-2016-9589 Detail

Current Description

Undertow in Red Hat wildfly before version 11.0.0.Beta1 is vulnerable to a resource exhaustion resulting in a denial of service. Undertow keeps a cache of seen HTTP headers in persistent connections. It was found that this cache can easily exploited to fill memory with garbage, up to "max-headers" (default 200) * "max-header-size" (default 1MB) per active TCP connection.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0830.html Vendor Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0831.html Vendor Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0832.html Vendor Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0834.html Vendor Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0876.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97060 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0872 Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0873 Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3454 Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3455 Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3456 Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3458 Vendor Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1404782 Issue Tracking 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9589
NVD Published Date:
03/12/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE