CVE-2019-9518 Detail

Current Description

Some HTTP/2 implementations are vulnerable to a flood of empty frames, potentially leading to a denial of service. The attacker sends a stream of frames with an empty payload and without the end-of-stream flag. These frames can be DATA, HEADERS, CONTINUATION and/or PUSH_PROMISE. The peer spends time processing each frame disproportionate to attack bandwidth. This can consume excess CPU.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  CERT/CC
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00032.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Aug/16 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2925
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2939
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2955
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3892
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4352
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0727
https://github.com/Netflix/security-bulletins/blob/master/advisories/third-party/2019-002.md Third Party Advisory 
https://kb.cert.org/vuls/id/605641/ Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10296
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/091b518265bce56a16af87b77c8cfacda902a02079e866f9fdf13b61@%3Cusers.trafficserver.apache.org%3E Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/2653c56545573b528f3f6352a29eccaf498bd6fb2a6a59568d81a61d@%3Cannounce.trafficserver.apache.org%3E Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/9317fd092b257a0815434b116a8af8daea6e920b6673f4fd5583d5fe@%3Ccommits.druid.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ff5b0821a6985159a832ff6d1a4bd311ac07ecc7db1e2d8bab619107@%3Cdev.trafficserver.apache.org%3E Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/4ZQGHE3WTYLYAYJEIDJVF2FIGQTAYPMC/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/CMNFX5MNYRWWIMO4BTKYQCGUDMHO3AXP/
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/24 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/18
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190823-0005/
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K46011592 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K46011592?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4520
https://www.synology.com/security/advisory/Synology_SA_19_33 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level CERT/CC  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-9518
NVD Published Date:
08/13/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/23/2019
Source:
MITRE