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CVE-2018-20801 Detail

Current Description

In js/parts/SvgRenderer.js in Highcharts JS before 6.1.0, the use of backtracking regular expressions permitted an attacker to conduct a denial of service attack against the SVGRenderer component, aka ReDoS.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/highcharts/highcharts/commit/7c547e1e0f5e4379f94396efd559a566668c0dfa Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190715-0001/
https://snyk.io/vuln/npm:highcharts:20180225 Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-185 Incorrect Regular Expression NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:highcharts:highcharts:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
6.1.0


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20801
NVD Published Date:
03/14/2019
NVD Last Modified:
07/15/2019