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Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-3497-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-3497-01
Posted Nov 6, 2019
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-3497-01 - The http-parser package provides a utility for parsing HTTP messages. It parses both requests and responses. The parser is designed to be used in performance HTTP applications. It does not make any system calls or allocations, it does not buffer data, and it can be interrupted at any time. Depending on your architecture, it only requires about 40 bytes of data per message stream. Issues addressed include a denial of service vulnerability.

tags | advisory, web, denial of service
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2018-12121
MD5 | b6e1f7815709c0c01fc75ce7931341bc

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-3497-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: http-parser security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2019:3497-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3497
Issue date: 2019-11-05
CVE Names: CVE-2018-12121
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1. Summary:

An update for http-parser is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8) - aarch64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

The http-parser package provides a utility for parsing HTTP messages. It
parses both requests and responses. The parser is designed to be used in
performance HTTP applications. It does not make any system calls or
allocations, it does not buffer data, and it can be interrupted at any
time. Depending on your architecture, it only requires about 40 bytes of
data per message stream.

Security Fix(es):

* nodejs: Denial of Service with large HTTP headers (CVE-2018-12121)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 8.1 Release Notes linked from the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1661002 - CVE-2018-12121 nodejs: Denial of Service with large HTTP headers
1686488 - 'make test' fails with stringop-overflow error

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8):

Source:
http-parser-2.8.0-5.el8.src.rpm

aarch64:
http-parser-2.8.0-5.el8.aarch64.rpm
http-parser-debuginfo-2.8.0-5.el8.aarch64.rpm
http-parser-debugsource-2.8.0-5.el8.aarch64.rpm

ppc64le:
http-parser-2.8.0-5.el8.ppc64le.rpm
http-parser-debuginfo-2.8.0-5.el8.ppc64le.rpm
http-parser-debugsource-2.8.0-5.el8.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
http-parser-2.8.0-5.el8.s390x.rpm
http-parser-debuginfo-2.8.0-5.el8.s390x.rpm
http-parser-debugsource-2.8.0-5.el8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
http-parser-2.8.0-5.el8.i686.rpm
http-parser-2.8.0-5.el8.x86_64.rpm
http-parser-debuginfo-2.8.0-5.el8.i686.rpm
http-parser-debuginfo-2.8.0-5.el8.x86_64.rpm
http-parser-debugsource-2.8.0-5.el8.i686.rpm
http-parser-debugsource-2.8.0-5.el8.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12121
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/8/html/8.1_release_notes/

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2019 Red Hat, Inc.
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