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Regular Expression Denial of Service in hosted-git-info

moderate severity Published May 6, 2021 • Updated Jun 9, 2021

Package

npm hosted-git-info (npm)

Affected versions

>= 3.0.0, < 3.0.8
< 2.8.9

Patched versions

3.0.8
2.8.9

Description

The npm package hosted-git-info before 3.0.8 are vulnerable to Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) via regular expression shortcutMatch in the fromUrl function in index.js. The affected regular expression exhibits polynomial worst-case time complexity

References

CVE ID

CVE-2021-23362

CVSS Score

5.3 Moderate
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L