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CVE-2021-23567 Detail

Description

The package colors after 1.4.0 are vulnerable to Denial of Service (DoS) that was introduced through an infinite loop in the americanFlag module. Unfortunately this appears to have been a purposeful attempt by a maintainer of colors to make the package unusable, other maintainers' controls over this package appear to have been revoked in an attempt to prevent them from fixing the issue. Vulnerable Code js for (let i = 666; i < Infinity; i++;) { Alternative Remediation Suggested * Pin dependancy to 1.4.0


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Snyk
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/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/Marak/colors.js/commit/074a0f8ed0c31c35d13d28632bd8a049ff136fb6%23diff-92bbac9a308cd5fcf9db165841f2d90ce981baddcb2b1e26cfff170929af3bd1R18
https://github.com/Marak/colors.js/issues/285
https://github.com/Marak/colors.js/issues/285%23issuecomment-1008212640
https://snyk.io/blog/open-source-maintainer-pulls-the-plug-on-npm-packages-colors-and-faker-now-what/
https://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-COLORS-2331906

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-23567
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2022
NVD Last Modified:
01/14/2022
Source:
Snyk