CVE-2015-2156

NameCVE-2015-2156
DescriptionNetty before 3.9.8.Final, 3.10.x before 3.10.3.Final, 4.0.x before 4.0.28.Final, and 4.1.x before 4.1.0.Beta5 and Play Framework 2.x before 2.3.9 might allow remote attackers to bypass the httpOnly flag on cookies and obtain sensitive information by leveraging improper validation of cookie name and value characters.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs646523, 793770, 796114

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
netty (PTS)buster1:4.1.33-1+deb10u2fixed
buster (security)1:4.1.33-1+deb10u4fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye1:4.1.48-4+deb11u2fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)1:4.1.48-7+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie1:4.1.48-10fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nettysource(unstable)1:4.0.31-1796114
netty-3.9source(unstable)3.9.9.Final-1793770
netty3.1source(unstable)(unfixed)
playframeworkITP646523

Notes

[wheezy] - netty3.1 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - netty <ignored> (Minor issue, invasive patch)
[wheezy] - netty <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - netty <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - netty-3.9 <ignored> (Minor issue, invasive patch)
http://netty.io/news/2015/05/08/3-9-8-Final-and-3.html
https://www.playframework.com/security/vulnerability/CVE-2015-2156-HttpOnlyBypass
http://web.archive.org/web/20150925094949/http://engineering.linkedin.com/security/look-netty%E2%80%99s-recent-security-update-cve%C2%AD-2015%C2%AD-2156
https://github.com/netty/netty/commit/97d871a7553a01384b43df855dccdda5205ae77a

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