#VU20201 Resource exhaustion


Published: 2019-08-13 | Updated: 2019-08-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU20201

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-9514

CWE-ID: CWE-400

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
Windows Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Microsoft

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of user-supplied input when processing HTTP/2 requests. A remote attacker can send specially crafted HTTP packets to the affected system trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.


Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 10 - 10 1903

Windows Server: 2016 - 2019 1903


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-9518


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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