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Vulnerability of nghttp2: denial of service via HTTP Header Fields

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error in HTTP Header Fields of nghttp2, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 17/02/2016.
Références of this announce: CVE-2016-1544, FEDORA-2016-3d9efe44d8, FEDORA-2016-ac861a840e, openSUSE-SU-2016:0675-1, SUSE-SU-2021:0932-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-18964.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error in HTTP Header Fields of nghttp2, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora: new nghttp2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 22: nghttp2 1.7.1-1.fc22
  Fedora 23: nghttp2 1.7.1-1.fc23

openSUSE Leap 42.1: new nghttp2 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.1: nghttp2 1.3.4-3.1

SUSE LE 12 SP2-5: new nghttp2 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: nghttp2 1.39.2-3.5.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: nghttp2 1.39.2-3.5.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: nghttp2 1.39.2-3.5.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: nghttp2 1.39.2-3.5.1
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