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CVE-2017-16098 Detail

Description

charset 1.0.0 and below are vulnerable to regular expression denial of service. Input of around 50k characters is required for a slow down of around 2 seconds. Unless node was compiled using the -DHTTP_MAX_HEADER_SIZE= option the default header max length is 80kb, so the impact of the ReDoS is relatively low.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/06/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/node-modules/charset/issues/10
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/524

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16098
NVD Published Date:
06/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/06/2018