Improper Resource Shutdown or Release Affecting com.typesafe.akka:akka-http-core package, versions [10.2.0-M1,10.2.7) [,10.1.15)


0.0
high
  • Exploit Maturity

    Mature

  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-COMTYPESAFEAKKA-2336360

  • published

    12 Jan 2022

  • disclosed

    12 Jan 2022

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade com.typesafe.akka:akka-http-core to version 10.2.7, 10.1.15 or higher.

Overview

com.typesafe.akka:akka-http-core is a full server- and client-side HTTP stack on top of akka-actor and akka-stream.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Resource Shutdown or Release which can encounter stack exhaustion while parsing HTTP headers. It allows a remote attacker to conduct a Denial of Service attack by sending a User-Agent header with deeply nested comments.