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Node.js HTTP Pipelining Denial of Service

This module exploits a Denial of Service (DoS) condition in the HTTP parser of Node.js versions released before 0.10.21 and 0.8.26. The attack sends many pipelined HTTP requests on a single connection, which causes unbounded memory allocation when the client does not read the responses.

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Module Name

auxiliary/dos/http/nodejs_pipelining

Authors

  • Marek Majkowski
  • titanous
  • joev <joev [at] metasploit.com>

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Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/dos/http/nodejs_pipelining msf auxiliary(nodejs_pipelining) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(nodejs_pipelining) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(nodejs_pipelining) > show options ...show and set options... msf auxiliary(nodejs_pipelining) > run

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