nghttp2 v1.39.2 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-08-13 // over 1 year ago
  • 🚀 This release fixes CVE-2019-9511 “Data Dribble” and CVE-2019-9513
    “Resource Loop” vulnerability in nghttpx and nghttpd. Specially crafted HTTP/2
    frames cause Denial of Service by consuming CPU time. Check out
    🔒 https://github.com/Netflix/security-bulletins/blob/master/advisories/third-party/2019-002.md
    for details. For nghttpx, additionally limiting inbound traffic by --read-rate and --read-burst options is quite effective against this kind of attack.

    • 🛠 Fix CVE-2019-9511 and CVE-2019-9513
    • Add nghttp2_option_set_max_outbound_ack API function
    • nghttpx: Fix request stall