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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-10544

uws is a WebSocket server library. By sending a 256mb websocket message to a uws server instance with permessage-deflate enabled, there is a possibility used compression will shrink said 256mb down to less than 16mb of websocket payload which passes the length check of 16mb payload. This data will then inflate up to 256mb and crash the node process by exceeding V8's maximum string size. This affects uws >=0.10.0 <=0.10.8.
Publish Date : 2018-05-31 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-10544

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Uws Project UWS 0.10.0 ~~~node.js~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Uws Project UWS 0.10.8 ~~~node.js~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Uws Project UWS 2

- References For CVE-2016-10544

https://github.com/uWebSockets/uWebSockets/commit/37deefd01f0875e133ea967122e3a5e421b8fcd9
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/149

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-10544

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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