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Ubuntu: USN-4776-1 (CVE-2015-8855): semver vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4776-1 (CVE-2015-8855): semver vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/23/2017
Created
03/29/2023
Added
03/22/2023
Modified
03/22/2023

Description

The semver package before 4.3.2 for Node.js allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a long version string, aka a "regular expression denial of service (ReDoS)."

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libjs-semver
  • ubuntu-upgrade-node-semver

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