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CVE-2017-15010 (High) detected in tough-cookie-2.3.2.tgz #20

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commented May 6, 2019

CVE-2017-15010 - High Severity Vulnerability

Vulnerable Library - tough-cookie-2.3.2.tgz

RFC6265 Cookies and Cookie Jar for node.js

Library home page:

Path to dependency file: /cypress/packages/server/package.json

Path to vulnerable library: /tmp/git/cypress/packages/server/node_modules/npm/node_modules/request/node_modules/tough-cookie/package.json,/tmp/git/cypress/packages/server/node_modules/npm/node_modules/request/node_modules/tough-cookie/package.json

Dependency Hierarchy:

  • npm-install-version-6.0.2.tgz (Root Library)
    • npm-4.6.1.tgz
      • request-2.81.0.tgz
        • tough-cookie-2.3.2.tgz (Vulnerable Library)

Found in HEAD commit: 29dcad339d37f2169e5a640bf8d0d1438f7c18c2

Vulnerability Details

A ReDoS (regular expression denial of service) flaw was found in the tough-cookie module before 2.3.3 for Node.js. An attacker that is able to make an HTTP request using a specially crafted cookie may cause the application to consume an excessive amount of CPU.

Publish Date: 2017-10-04

URL: CVE-2017-15010

CVSS 3 Score Details (7.5)

Base Score Metrics:

  • Exploitability Metrics:
    • Attack Vector: Network
    • Attack Complexity: Low
    • Privileges Required: None
    • User Interaction: None
    • Scope: Unchanged
  • Impact Metrics:
    • Confidentiality Impact: None
    • Integrity Impact: None
    • Availability Impact: High

For more information on CVSS3 Scores, click here.

Suggested Fix

Type: Upgrade version


Release Date: 2017-10-04

Fix Resolution: 2.3.3

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