Descriptionaaugustin websockets version 4 contains a CWE-409: Improper Handling of Highly Compressed Data (Data Amplification) vulnerability in Servers and clients, unless configured with compression=None that can result in Denial of Service by memory exhaustion. This attack appear to be exploitable via Sending a specially crafted frame on an established connection. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 5.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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