CVE-2020-8251

NameCVE-2020-8251
DescriptionNode.js < 14.11.0 is vulnerable to HTTP denial of service (DoS) attacks based on delayed requests submission which can make the server unable to accept new connections.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nodejs (PTS)buster10.24.0~dfsg-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)10.24.0~dfsg-1~deb10u2fixed
bullseye12.22.5~dfsg-2~11u1fixed
bullseye (security)12.22.12~dfsg-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid18.12.1+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nodejssource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- nodejs <not-affected> (Only affects 14.x series)
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/september-2020-security-releases/#denial-of-service-by-resource-exhaustion-cwe-400-due-to-unfinished-http-1-1-requests-critical-cve-2020-8251

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