OpenShift Container Platform update for golang

Published: 2020-03-06
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-16276
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
Client/Desktop applications / Software for system administration

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Inconsistent interpretation of HTTP requests

EUVDB-ID: #VU21409

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-16276

CWE-ID: CWE-444 - Inconsistent Interpretation of HTTP Requests ('HTTP Request Smuggling')

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform HTTP request smuggling attack.

The vulnerability exists due to Go programming language accepts and normalizes HTTP requests with malformed HTTP/1.1 headers containing a space before the colon. A remote attacker can use a malformed request to bypass configured filtration and gain access to presumably restricted functionality.


Update OpenShift Container Platform to version 4.2.21.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform: 4.2.0 - 4.2.20

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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