Certain input strings when passed to new Date() or Date.parse() in ecstatic node module before 1.4.0 will cause v8 to raise an exception. This leads to a crash and denial of service in ecstatic when this input is passed into the server via the If-Modified-Since header.
Published 2018-05-29 20:29:01
Updated 2019-10-09 23:15:58
Source HackerOne
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Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-9242

0.20%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 58 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-9242

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-9242

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: support@hackerone.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2015-9242

Products affected by CVE-2015-9242

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