CVE-2019-18801 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Envoy 1.12.0. An untrusted remote client may send HTTP/2 requests that write to the heap outside of the request buffers when the upstream is HTTP/1. This may be used to corrupt nearby heap contents (leading to a query-of-death scenario) or may be used to bypass Envoy's access control mechanisms such as path based routing. An attacker can also modify requests from other users that happen to be proximal temporally and spatially.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4222 Third Party Advisory 
https://blog.envoyproxy.io Product 
https://github.com/envoyproxy/envoy/commits/master Patch 
https://github.com/envoyproxy/envoy/security/advisories/GHSA-gxvv-x4p2-rppp Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/envoy-users Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-18801
NVD Published Date:
12/13/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE