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CVE-2021-32714

Published: 07 July 2021

hyper is an HTTP library for Rust. In versions prior to 0.14.10, hyper's HTTP server and client code had a flaw that could trigger an integer overflow when decoding chunk sizes that are too big. This allows possible data loss, or if combined with an upstream HTTP proxy that allows chunk sizes larger than hyper does, can result in "request smuggling" or "desync attacks." The vulnerability is patched in version 0.14.10. Two possible workarounds exist. One may reject requests manually that contain a `Transfer-Encoding` header or ensure any upstream proxy rejects `Transfer-Encoding` chunk sizes greater than what fits in 64-bit unsigned integers.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.1

Status

Package Release Status
rust-hyper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (0.14.10)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(out of standard support)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist