CVE-2016-2515

Published on: 04/13/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:14 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Hawk from Hawk Project contain the following vulnerability:

Hawk before 3.1.3 and 4.x before 4.1.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption or partial outage) via a long (1) header or (2) URI that is matched against an improper regular expression.

  • CVE-2016-2515 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.5 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
oss-security - CVE for nodejs hawk www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160219 CVE for nodejs hawk
Fix minor DoS attack on long headers or uris. Closes #168 · hueniverse/[email protected] · GitHub Patch
github.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/hueniverse/hawk/commit/0833f99ba64558525995a7e21d4093da1f3e15fa
Node Security Platform | Advisory nodesecurity.io
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URL Logo MISC nodesecurity.io/advisories/77
Long headers or uris can cause minor DoS · Issue #168 · hueniverse/hawk · GitHub Patch
github.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/hueniverse/hawk/issues/168
oss-security - Re: CVE for nodejs hawk www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160220 Re: CVE for nodejs hawk
1309721 – (CVE-2016-2515) CVE-2016-2515 nodejs-hawk: Long headers or URIs can cause minor DoS bugzilla.redhat.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1309721

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationHawk ProjectHawk3.1.2AllAllAll
ApplicationHawk ProjectHawk4.1.0AllAllAll
ApplicationHawk ProjectHawk3.1.2AllAllAll
ApplicationHawk ProjectHawk4.1.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:hawk_project:hawk:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:hawk_project:hawk:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:hawk_project:hawk:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:hawk_project:hawk:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: