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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-16869

Netty before 4.1.42.Final mishandles whitespace before the colon in HTTP headers (such as a "Transfer-Encoding : chunked" line), which leads to HTTP request smuggling.
Publish Date : 2019-09-26 Last Update Date : 2022-03-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 444

- Products Affected By CVE-2019-16869

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Netty Netty * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 1
Debian Debian Linux 3
Netty Netty 1

- References For CVE-2019-16869

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd[email protected]%3Ccommits.pulsar.apache.org%3E
MLIST [pulsar-commits] 20201215 [GitHub] [pulsar] yanshuchong opened a new issue #8967: CVSS issue list
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.rocketmq.apache.org%3E
MLIST [rocketmq-dev] 20201224 [GitHub] [rocketmq] crazywen opened a new pull request #2517: fix CVE-2019-16869, CVE-2018-8020
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.rocketmq.apache.org%3E
MLIST [rocketmq-dev] 20201224 [GitHub] [rocketmq] codecov-io commented on pull request #2517: fix CVE-2019-16869, CVE-2018-8020
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.rocketmq.apache.org%3E
MLIST [rocketmq-dev] 20201224 [GitHub] [rocketmq] coveralls commented on pull request #2517: fix CVE-2019-16869, CVE-2018-8020
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.cassandra.apache.org%3E
MLIST [cassandra-commits] 20210924 [jira] [Commented] (CASSANDRA-15417) CVE-2019-16869(Netty is vulnerable to HTTP Request Smuggling) of severity 7.5
https://github.com/netty/netty/issues/9571
https://github.com/netty/netty/compare/netty-4.1.41.Final...netty-4.1.42.Final
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-issues] 20190930 [jira] [Created] (ZOOKEEPER-3563) dependency check failing on 3.4 and 3.5 branches - netty-3.10.6.Final.jar: CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.cassandra.apache.org%3E
MLIST [cassandra-commits] 20210924 [jira] [Updated] (CASSANDRA-15417) CVE-2019-16869(Netty is vulnerable to HTTP Request Smuggling) of severity 7.5
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.cassandra.apache.org%3E
MLIST [cassandra-commits] 20210526 [jira] [Updated] (CASSANDRA-16699) Security vulnerability CVE-2020-7238 for Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.cassandra.apache.org%3E
MLIST [cassandra-commits] 20210526 [jira] [Created] (CASSANDRA-16699) Security vulnerability CVE-2020-7238 for Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-commits.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-commits] 20200309 [hadoop] branch branch-3.2 updated: HADOOP-16871. Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444, CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-dev] 20190930 Re: [VOTE] Apache ZooKeeper release 3.5.6 candidate 2
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.flink.apache.org%3E
MLIST [flink-dev] 20200910 [jira] [Created] (FLINK-19195) question on security vulnerabilities in flink
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.flink.apache.org%3E
MLIST [flink-issues] 20200910 [jira] [Created] (FLINK-19195) question on security vulnerabilities in flink
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4532-1/
UBUNTU USN-4532-1
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.camel.apache.org%3E
MLIST [camel-commits] 20201120 [camel] branch camel-2.25.x updated: Updating Netty to 4.1.48.Final to fix some CVEs (e.g. CVE-2019-16869, CVE-2019-20444)
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/09/msg00004.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200904 [SECURITY] [DLA 2365-1] netty-3.9 security update
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-commits.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-commits] 20200309 [hadoop] branch branch-3.1 updated: HADOOP-16871. Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444, CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-issues.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-issues] 20200310 [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-16871) Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444,CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.cassandra.apache.org%3E
MLIST [cassandra-commits] 20200604 [jira] [Created] (CASSANDRA-15856) Security vulnerabilities with dependency jars of Cassandra 3.11.6
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-commits.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-commits] 20200309 [hadoop] branch trunk updated: HADOOP-16871. Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444, CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-issues.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-issues] 20200309 [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-16871) Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444,CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-issues.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-issues] 20200309 [jira] [Updated] (HADOOP-16871) Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444,CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r90030b0117490cae[email protected]%3Ccommon-issues.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-issues] 20200219 [jira] [Updated] (HADOOP-16871) Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444,CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-issues.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-issues] 20200219 [jira] [Assigned] (HADOOP-16871) Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444,CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/02/msg00018.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200219 [SECURITY] [DLA 2110-1] netty-3.9 security update
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-issues.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-issues] 20200224 [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-16871) Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444,CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-issues.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-issues] 20200225 [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-16871) Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444,CVE-2019-16869
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0159
REDHAT RHSA-2020:0159
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0160
REDHAT RHSA-2020:0160
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0161
REDHAT RHSA-2020:0161
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.druid.apache.org%3E
MLIST [druid-commits] 20200131 [GitHub] [druid] ccaominh commented on a change in pull request #9300: Fix / suppress netty CVEs CVE-2019-20445 and CVE-2019-20444
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0445
REDHAT RHSA-2020:0445
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.spark.apache.org%3E
MLIST [spark-issues] 20191220 [jira] [Reopened] (SPARK-30308) Update Netty and Netty-all to address CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.spark.apache.org%3E
MLIST [spark-issues] 20191220 [jira] [Resolved] (SPARK-30308) Update Netty and Netty-all to address CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.spark.apache.org%3E
MLIST [spark-issues] 20191220 [jira] [Comment Edited] (SPARK-30308) Update Netty and Netty-all to address CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommon-issues.hadoop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [hadoop-common-issues] 20200219 [jira] [Updated] (HADOOP-16871) Upgrade Netty version to 4.1.45.Final to handle CVE-2019-20444,
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.cassandra.apache.org%3E
MLIST [cassandra-commits] 20200218 [jira] [Created] (CASSANDRA-15590) Upgrade io.netty_netty-all dependency to fix security vulnerabilities
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0164
REDHAT RHSA-2020:0164
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2020/Jan/6
BUGTRAQ 20200105 [SECURITY] [DSA 4597-1] netty security update
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4597
DEBIAN DSA-4597
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.olingo.apache.org%3E
MLIST [olingo-dev] 20191227 [jira] [Commented] (OLINGO-1414) Dependency check fails on 4.7.0 : CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.spark.apache.org%3E
MLIST [spark-issues] 20191220 [jira] [Commented] (SPARK-30308) Update Netty and Netty-all to address CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.spark.apache.org%3E
MLIST [spark-issues] 20191220 [jira] [Issue Comment Deleted] (SPARK-30308) Update Netty and Netty-all to address CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.spark.apache.org%3E
MLIST [spark-issues] 20191219 [jira] [Commented] (SPARK-30308) Update Netty and Netty-all to address CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.spark.apache.org%3E
MLIST [spark-issues] 20191219 [jira] [Created] (SPARK-30308) Update Netty and Netty-all to address CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.spark.apache.org%3E
MLIST [spark-issues] 20191219 [jira] [Updated] (SPARK-30308) Update Netty and Netty-all to address CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.olingo.apache.org%3E
MLIST [olingo-dev] 20191209 [jira] [Commented] (OLINGO-1414) Dependency check fails on 4.7.0 : CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.olingo.apache.org%3E
MLIST [olingo-dev] 20191206 [jira] [Resolved] (OLINGO-1414) Dependency check fails on 4.7.0 : CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.olingo.apache.org%3E
MLIST [olingo-dev] 20191206 [jira] [Created] (OLINGO-1414) Dependency check fails on 4.7.0 : CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.olingo.apache.org%3E
MLIST [olingo-dev] 20191206 [jira] [Updated] (OLINGO-1414) Dependency check fails on 4.7.0 : CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.olingo.apache.org%3E
MLIST [olingo-dev] 20191206 [jira] [Assigned] (OLINGO-1414) Dependency check fails on 4.7.0 : CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.olingo.apache.org%3E
MLIST [olingo-dev] 20191206 [jira] [Commented] (OLINGO-1414) Dependency check fails on 4.7.0 : CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.druid.apache.org%3E
MLIST [druid-commits] 20191115 [GitHub] [incubator-druid] ccaominh opened a new pull request #8878: Address security vulnerabilities
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3901
REDHAT RHSA-2019:3901
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-commits] 20191003 [zookeeper] branch master updated: ZOOKEEPER-3563: Update Netty to address CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-commits] 20191003 [zookeeper] branch branch-3.5 updated: ZOOKEEPER-3563: Update Netty to fix CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-commits] 20191003 [zookeeper] branch branch-3.5.6 updated: ZOOKEEPER-3563: Update Netty to fix CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.cassandra.apache.org%3E
MLIST [cassandra-commits] 20191113 [jira] [Created] (CASSANDRA-15418) CVE-2019-16869(Netty is vulnerable to HTTP Request Smuggling) of severity 7.5 for Cassendra 2.2.5
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.cassandra.apache.org%3E
MLIST [cassandra-commits] 20191113 [jira] [Created] (CASSANDRA-15417) CVE-2019-16869(Netty is vulnerable to HTTP Request Smuggling) of severity 7.5
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.tinkerpop.apache.org%3E
MLIST [tinkerpop-commits] 20191022 [tinkerpop] branch tp34 updated: Bump to Netty 4.1.42 fixes CVE-2019-16869 - CTR
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.drill.apache.org%3E
MLIST [drill-issues] 20191021 [jira] [Created] (DRILL-7416) Updates required to dependencies to resolve potential security vulnerabilities
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.drill.apache.org%3E
MLIST [drill-dev] 20191021 [jira] [Created] (DRILL-7416) Updates required to dependencies to resolve potential security vulnerabilities
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.drill.apache.org%3E
MLIST [drill-dev] 20191017 Dependencies used by Drill contain known vulnerabilities
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-issues] 20191008 [jira] [Commented] (ZOOKEEPER-3563) dependency check failing on 3.4 and 3.5 branches - CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-issues] 20191008 [jira] [Resolved] (ZOOKEEPER-3563) dependency check failing on 3.4 and 3.5 branches - CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.pulsar.apache.org%3E
MLIST [pulsar-commits] 20210122 [GitHub] [pulsar] hpvd commented on issue #9249: Upgrade Netty dependency in broker to solve vulnerabilities: CVE-2019-16869, CVE-2020-11612, CVE-2019-20445, CVE-2019-20444
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-issues] 20190930 [jira] [Updated] (ZOOKEEPER-3563) dependency check failing on 3.4 and 3.5 branches - CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00035.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190930 [SECURITY] [DLA 1941-1] netty security update
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-issues] 20190930 [jira] [Commented] (ZOOKEEPER-3563) dependency check failing on 3.4 and 3.5 branches - CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-dev] 20191001 Re: [VOTE] Apache ZooKeeper release 3.5.6 candidate 2
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-issues] 20191001 [jira] [Commented] (ZOOKEEPER-3563) dependency check failing on 3.4 and 3.5 branches - CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-issues] 20191003 [jira] [Commented] (ZOOKEEPER-3563) dependency check failing on 3.4 and 3.5 branches - CVE-2019-16869 on Netty
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-issues] 20190930 [jira] [Updated] (ZOOKEEPER-3563) dependency check failing on 3.4 and 3.5 branches - netty with CVE-2019-16869
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.pulsar.apache.org%3E
MLIST [pulsar-commits] 20210121 [GitHub] [pulsar] hpvd commented on issue #9249: Upgrade Netty dependency in broker to solve vulnerabilities: CVE-2019-16869, CVE-2020-11612, CVE-2019-20445, CVE-2019-20444
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-dev] 20191002 Re: [VOTE] Apache ZooKeeper release 3.5.6 candidate 2
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.pulsar.apache.org%3E
MLIST [pulsar-commits] 20210120 [GitHub] [pulsar] fmiguelez opened a new issue #9249: Upgrade Netty dependency in broker to solve vulnerabilities: CVE-2019-16869, CVE-2020-11612, CVE-2019-20445, CVE-2019-20444
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3892
REDHAT RHSA-2019:3892
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.zookeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [zookeeper-dev] 20190930 [jira] [Created] (ZOOKEEPER-3563) dependency check failing on 3.4 and 3.5 branches - netty-3.10.6.Final.jar: CVE-2019-16869

- Vulnerability Conditions

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- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-16869

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