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CVE-2017-7657 Detail

Current Description

In Eclipse Jetty, versions 9.2.x and older, 9.3.x (all configurations), and 9.4.x (non-default configuration with RFC2616 compliance enabled), transfer-encoding chunks are handled poorly. The chunk length parsing was vulnerable to an integer overflow. Thus a large chunk size could be interpreted as a smaller chunk size and content sent as chunk body could be interpreted as a pipelined request. If Jetty was deployed behind an intermediary that imposed some authorization and that intermediary allowed arbitrarily large chunks to be passed on unchanged, then this flaw could be used to bypass the authorization imposed by the intermediary as the fake pipelined request would not be interpreted by the intermediary as a request.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/26/2018
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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://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041194 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=535668 Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20181014-0001/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4278 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE-190)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:eclipse:jetty:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.2.26
 cpe:2.3:a:eclipse:jetty:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
9.3.0
Up to (excluding)
9.3.24
 cpe:2.3:a:eclipse:jetty:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
9.4.0
Up to (excluding)
9.4.11

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7657
NVD Published Date:
06/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018