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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs646523, 793770, 796114

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
netty (PTS)stretch1:4.1.7-2+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:4.1.7-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, buster (security)1:4.1.33-1+deb10u2fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye1:4.1.48-4fixed
netty-3.9 (PTS)stretch3.9.9.Final-1fixed
stretch (security)3.9.9.Final-1+deb9u1fixed

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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