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CVE-2018-12541 Detail


In version from 3.0.0 to 3.5.3 of Eclipse Vert.x, the WebSocket HTTP upgrade implementation buffers the full http request before doing the handshake, holding the entire request body in memory. There should be a reasonnable limit (8192 bytes) above which the WebSocket gets an HTTP response with the 413 status code and the connection gets closed.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2946 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=539170 Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/eclipse-vertx/vert.x/issues/2648 Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r01123837ffbfdf5809e0a4ac354ad546e4ca8f18df89ee5a10eeb81b@%3Cissues.bookkeeper.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r11789cd6d67ecca2d6f6bbb11e34495e68ee99287b6c59edf5b1a09c@%3Ccommits.pulsar.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r1af71105539fe01fcecb92d2ecd8eea56c515fb1c80ecab4df424553@%3Cissues.bookkeeper.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
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Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-789 Memory Allocation with Excessive Size Value Contributor acceptance level Eclipse Foundation  

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