CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Oct 10, 2023
Updated: Feb 16, 2024
CWE ID 190
CWE ID 400


The vulnerability with the CVE ID name CVE-2023-36478 affects Eclipse Jetty versions 11.0.0 through 11.0.15, 10.0.0 through 10.0.15, and 9.0.0 through 9.4.52 which provide a web server and servlet container. The vulnerability is an integer overflow in MetaDataBuilder.checkSize that allows for HTTP/2 HPACK header values to exceed their size limit, potentially leading to a negative length value and buffer allocation issues. The vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 7.5 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). Remediation can be done by updating to the latest version of Eclipse Jetty where the vulnerability is fixed.

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