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.
Published 2016-04-13 16:59:13
Updated 2016-04-20 15:25:43
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-2515

2.35%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 88 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-2515

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
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-2016-2515

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-2515

Products affected by CVE-2016-2515

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