CVE-2016-1544

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Description

nghttp2 before 1.7.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion).

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177308.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177666.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1308461

https://github.com/nghttp2/nghttp2/compare/v1.7.0...v1.7.1

https://github.com/nghttp2/nghttp2/releases/tag/v1.7.1

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-13

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-02-06

Updated: 2020-02-10

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: LOW

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
148164SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nghttp2 (SUSE-SU-2021:0932-1) (Data Dribble) (Resource Loop)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
95528GLSA-201612-13 : nghttp2: Denial of ServiceNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
low
89812openSUSE Security Update : nghttp2 (openSUSE-2016-314)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
low
89593Fedora 23 : nghttp2-1.7.1-1.fc23 (2016-ac861a840e)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
89521Fedora 22 : nghttp2-1.7.1-1.fc22 (2016-3d9efe44d8)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
88729FreeBSD : nghttp2 -- Out of memory in nghttpd, nghttp, and libnghttp2_asio (07718e2b-d29d-11e5-a95f-b499baebfeaf)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
low