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CVE-2020-7238

Published: 27 January 2020

Netty 4.1.43.Final allows HTTP Request Smuggling because it mishandles Transfer-Encoding whitespace (such as a [space]Transfer-Encoding:chunked line) and a later Content-Length header. This issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2019-16869.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that Netty has HTTP request smuggling vulnerability. A remote attacker could use it to extract sensitive information.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
netty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(1:4.1.45-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(1:4.1.45-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(1:4.1.45-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

netty-3.9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(3.9.9.Final-1+deb9u1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (3.9.0.Final-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist