Upstream information

CVE-2016-2515 at MITRE

Description

Hawk before 3.1.3 and 4.x before 4.1.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption or partial outage) via a long (1) header or (2) URI that is matched against an improper regular expression.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 976547 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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