#VU25829 Resource exhaustion


Published: 2020-03-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU25829

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-400

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Fastify
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor: fastify.io

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


CPE

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


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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.


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