CVE-2018-12545 Detail

Current Description

In Eclipse Jetty version 9.3.x and 9.4.x, the server is vulnerable to Denial of Service conditions if a remote client sends either large SETTINGs frames container containing many settings, or many small SETTINGs frames. The vulnerability is due to the additional CPU and memory allocations required to handle changed settings.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=538096 Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/13f5241048ec0bf966a6ddd306feaf40de5b20e1f09096b9cddeddf2@%3Ccommits.accumulo.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/70744fe4faba8e2fa7e50a7fc794dd03cb28dad8b21e08ee59bb1606@%3Cdevnull.infra.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/9317fd092b257a0815434b116a8af8daea6e920b6673f4fd5583d5fe@%3Ccommits.druid.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/febc94ffec9275dcda64633e0276a1400cd318e571009e4cda9b7a79@%3Cnotifications.accumulo.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ff8dcfe29377088ab655fda9d585dccd5b1f07fabd94ae84fd60a7f8@%3Ccommits.pulsar.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/CIS4LALKZNLF5X5IGNGRSKERG7FY4QG6/ Mailing List  Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.html
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2019-5072832.html Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Reference acceptance level Eclipse Foundation  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12545
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/20/2020
Source:
Eclipse Foundation