Vulnerability CVE-2019-5739


Published: 2019-03-28

Description:
Keep-alive HTTP and HTTPS connections can remain open and inactive for up to 2 minutes in Node.js 6.16.0 and earlier. Node.js 8.0.0 introduced a dedicated server.keepAliveTimeout which defaults to 5 seconds. The behavior in Node.js 6.16.0 and earlier is a potential Denial of Service (DoS) attack vector. Node.js 6.17.0 introduces server.keepAliveTimeout and the 5-second default.

Type:

CWE-400

(Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion'))

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
Opensuse -> LEAP 
Nodejs -> Node.js 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-03/msg00041.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00046.html
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/february-2019-security-releases/
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190502-0008/

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