Denial of service in Fastify web framework for Node.js



Published: 2020-08-04
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-8192
CWE-ID CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
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: #VU33680

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8192

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 application does not properly control consumption of internal resources when "allErrors: true" is set by default. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Fastify: 2.14.1 - 3.0.0 rc4


CPE2.3 External links

http://hackerone.com/reports/903521

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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