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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
Description Last Modified:  03/14/2019
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/highcharts/highcharts/commit/7c547e1e0f5e4379f94396efd559a566668c0dfa Patch Third Party Advisory
https://snyk.io/vuln/npm:highcharts:20180225 Exploit Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Incorrect Regular Expression (CWE-185)

Change History

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Quick Info

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