CVE-2019-16792 Detail

Current Description

Waitress through version 1.3.1 allows request smuggling by sending the Content-Length header twice. Waitress would header fold a double Content-Length header and due to being unable to cast the now comma separated value to an integer would set the Content-Length to 0 internally. If two Content-Length headers are sent in a single request, Waitress would treat the request as having no body, thereby treating the body of the request as a new request in HTTP pipelining. This issue is fixed in Waitress 1.4.0.


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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:H/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  7.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://docs.pylonsproject.org/projects/waitress/en/latest/#security-fixes Release Notes 
https://github.com/Pylons/waitress/commit/575994cd42e83fd772a5f7ec98b2c56751bd3f65 Patch 
https://github.com/Pylons/waitress/security/advisories/GHSA-4ppp-gpcr-7qf6 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-444 Inconsistent Interpretation of HTTP Requests ('HTTP Request Smuggling') cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-16792
NVD Published Date:
01/22/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/30/2020
Source:
GitHub, Inc.