CVE-2016-10542

NameCVE-2016-10542
Descriptionws is a "simple to use, blazing fast and thoroughly tested websocket client, server and console for node.js, up-to-date against RFC-6455". By sending an overly long websocket payload to a `ws` server, it is possible to crash the node process. This affects ws 1.1.0 and earlier.
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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
node-ws (PTS)jessie0.4.32-1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.1.0+ds1.e6ddaae4-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
node-wssource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/120
https://github.com/nodejs/node/issues/7388
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