Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2016 21:36:02 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: CVE for nodejs hawk https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/77 Regular Expression Denial of Service January 19th, 2016 CVE-PENDING • Credit: Adam Baldwin Specifically crafted long headers or uris can cause a minor denial of service when using hawk versions less than 4.1.1. "The Regular expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) is a Denial of Service attack, that exploits the fact that most Regular Expression implementations may reach extreme situations that cause them to work very slowly (exponentially related to input size). An attacker can then cause a program using a Regular Expression to enter these extreme situations and then hang for a very long time." === Does Mitre know about this? Can we please have a CVE assigned for this? Thanks. -- -- Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud PGP A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 Red Hat Product Security contact: secalert@...hat.com
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