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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


hapi is a web and services application framework. When hapi >= 15.0.0 <= 16.1.0 encounters a malformed `accept-encoding` header an uncaught exception is thrown. This may cause hapi to crash or to hang the client connection until the timeout period is reached.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

Advisory Timeline

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