Improper Resource Shutdown or Release Affecting com.typesafe.akka:akka-http-core_2.12 Open this link in a new tab package, versions [10.2.0-M1,10.2.7) [,10.1.15)

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  • published

    12 Jan 2022

  • disclosed

    12 Jan 2022

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How to fix?

Upgrade com.typesafe.akka:akka-http-core_2.12 to version 10.2.7, 10.1.15 or higher.


com.typesafe.akka:akka-http-core_2.12 is a Scala implementation of the akka-http-core library which provides a streaming-first HTTP server and client.

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.