Information Exposure Affecting io.netty:netty-codec-http package, versions [4.0.0.Final,4.0.28.Final) [4.1.0.Beta1,4.1.0.Beta5)



    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
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7.5 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-IONETTY-575112
  • published 8 Apr 2015
  • disclosed 8 Apr 2015
  • credit Roman Shafigullin, Luca Carettoni, Mukul Khullar

How to fix?

Upgrade io.netty:netty-codec-http to version 4.0.28.Final, 4.1.0.Beta5 or higher.


io.netty:netty-codec-http is a network application framework for rapid development of maintainable high performance protocol servers & clients.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure. It does not validate cookie name and value characters, allowing attackers to potentially bypass the httpOnly flag on sensitive cookies.