CVE-2016-10542

Published: 31 May 2018

ws 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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
node-ws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(1.1.0+ds1.e6ddaae4-5)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(1.1.0+ds1.e6ddaae4-5)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(1.1.0+ds1.e6ddaae4-5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist