CVE-2017-1000098

MEDIUM

Description

The net/http package's Request.ParseMultipartForm method starts writing to temporary files once the request body size surpasses the given "maxMemory" limit. It was possible for an attacker to generate a multipart request crafted such that the server ran out of file descriptors.

References

https://golang.org/cl/30410

https://golang.org/issue/17965

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/golang-dev/4NdLzS8sls8/uIz8QlnIBQAJ

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-05

Updated: 2018-08-13

Type: CWE-769

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH