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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-12541

In version from 3.0.0 to 3.5.3 of Eclipse Vert.x, the WebSocket HTTP upgrade implementation buffers the full http request before doing the handshake, holding the entire request body in memory. There should be a reasonnable limit (8192 bytes) above which the WebSocket gets an HTTP response with the 413 status code and the connection gets closed.
Publish Date : 2018-10-10 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-12541

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.0.0 Milestone3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.0.0 Milestone4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.0.0 Milestone5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.0.0 Milestone6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.0.0 Milestone2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.3.0 CR2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.4.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.2 CR3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.2 CR1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.2 CR2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.3 CR1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Eclipse Vert.x 27

- References For CVE-2018-12541 CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2018:2946

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-12541

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

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