The content module is a module to parse HTTP Content-* headers. It is used by the hapijs framework to provide this functionality. The module is vulnerable to regular expression denial of service when passed a specifically crafted Content-Type or Content-Disposition header.
Published 2018-06-07 02:29:03
Updated 2019-10-09 23:24:47
Source HackerOne
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-16111

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 43 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-16111

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-2017-16111

  • 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:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • support@hackerone.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2017-16111

Products affected by CVE-2017-16111

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