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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4450

Original release date: 10/21/2013
Last revised: 12/19/2013


The HTTP server in Node.js 0.10.x before 0.10.21 and 0.8.x before 0.8.26 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) by sending a large number of pipelined requests without reading the response.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/pull/2548
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1863
External Source: MISC
Name: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/nodejs/NEbweYB0ei0
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/joyent/node/issues/6214
External Source: BID
Name: 63229
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blog.nodejs.org/2013/10/18/node-v0-8-26-maintenance/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blog.nodejs.org/2013/10/18/node-v0-10-21-stable/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20131019 Re: CVE Request: Node.js HTTP Pipelining DoS
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1842

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