Vulnerability CVE-2019-9516


Published: 2019-08-13

Description:
Some HTTP/2 implementations are vulnerable to a header leak, potentially leading to a denial of service. The attacker sends a stream of headers with a 0-length header name and 0-length header value, optionally Huffman encoded into 1-byte or greater headers. Some implementations allocate memory for these headers and keep the allocation alive until the session dies. This can consume excess memory.

 References:
https://github.com/Netflix/security-bulletins/blob/master/advisories/third-party/2019-002.md
https://kb.cert.org/vuls/id/605641/

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