CVE-2019-5739

MEDIUM

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.

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.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-48

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190502-0008/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-03-28

Updated: 2020-03-20

Type: CWE-400

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