Prototype Pollution in Fastify web framework for Node.js.



Published: 2020-03-09
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Fastify
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor fastify.io

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU25829

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request, trigger resource exhaustion and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Fastify: 1.0.0 - 1.4.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-FASTIFY-559018
http://hackerone.com/reports/804772

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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