Denial of service in Apache Thrift



Published: 2021-02-15
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-13949
CWE ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Thrift
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13949

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can send specially crafted messages and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Thrift: 0.9.3, 0.10.0, 0.11.0, 0.12.0, 0.13.0

CPE External links

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r43dc2b2e928e9d845b07ac075634cb759d91bb852421dc282f87a74a%40%3Cdev.thrift.apache.org%3E

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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