Denial of Serviceecstatic
ecstatic prior to 1.4.0 are affected by a denial of service vulnerability when certain input strings are sent via the
Parsing certain inputs with
new Date() or
Date.parse() cases v8 to crash. As ecstatic passes the value of the affected headers into one of these functions, sending certain inputs via one of the headers will cause the server to crash.
Update to version 1.4.0 or later.
- [PR #179]https://github.com/jfhbrook/node-ecstatic/pull/179
- [V8 Bug Tracker - Bug #4640]https://bugs.chromium.org/p/v8/issues/detail?id=4640
publishedAdvisory publishedDec 23rd, 2015
reportedInitial report by James HallidayDec 23rd, 2015