Overview :
Versions of Armeria 0.85.0 through and including 0.96.0 are vulnerable to HTTP response splitting, which allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTTP headers via CRLF sequences when unsanitized data is used to populate the headers of an HTTP response. This vulnerability has been patched in 0.97.0. Potential impacts of this vulnerability include cross-user defacement, cache poisoning, Cross-site scripting (XSS), and page hijacking.
Affected Product(s) :
  • Versions of Armeria 0.85.0 through and including 0.96.0
Vulnerability Details :
CVE ID : CVE-2019-16771

Impact

  1. Cross-User Defacement
  2. Cache Poisoning
  3. Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
  4. Page Hijacking

Root Cause

The root cause is due to the usage of Netty without the HTTP header validation.

Remediation / Fixes :

This vulnerability has been patched in 0.97.0.