Severity: low

Regular Expression Denial of Service

debug

Overview

Affected versions of debug are vulnerable to regular expression denial of service when untrusted user input is passed into the o formatter.

As it takes 50,000 characters to block the event loop for 2 seconds, this issue is a low severity issue.

Remediation

Version 2.x.x: Update to version 2.6.9 or later. Version 3.x.x: Update to version 3.1.0 or later.

Resources

Advisory timeline

  1. published

    Advisory published
    Sep 27th, 2017
  2. reported

    Sep 25th, 2017