Vulnerability CVE-2013-4450


Published: 2013-10-21

Description:
The HTTP server in Node.js 0.10.x before 0.10.21 and 0.8.x before 0.8.26 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) by sending a large number of pipelined requests without reading the response.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Node.js HTTP Pipelining Denial of Service Exploit
Jonathan Rudenbe...
21.10.2013

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Nodejs -> Nodejs 

 References:
http://blog.nodejs.org/2013/10/18/node-v0-10-21-stable/
http://blog.nodejs.org/2013/10/18/node-v0-8-26-maintenance/
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00051.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1842.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/10/20/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63229
https://github.com/joyent/node/issues/6214
https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/pull/2548
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/nodejs/NEbweYB0ei0
https://kb.juniper.net/JSA10783

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