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CVE-2018-12537 Detail

Current Description

In Eclipse Vert.x version 3.0 to 3.5.1, the HttpServer response headers and HttpClient request headers do not filter carriage return and line feed characters from the header value. This allow unfiltered values to inject a new header in the client request or server response.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
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): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2371 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3768 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=536038 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1591072 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/eclipse/vert.x/commit/1bb6445226c39a95e7d07ce3caaf56828e8aab72 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/eclipse/vert.x/issues/2470 Third Party Advisory
https://www.compass-security.com/fileadmin/Datein/Research/Advisories/CSNC-2018-021_vertx.txt Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:eclipse:vert.x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
3.0.0
Up to (including)
3.5.1


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12537
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/20/2019