Upstream information

CVE-2015-8854 at MITRE

Description

The marked package before 0.3.4 for Node.js allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via unspecified vectors that trigger a "catastrophic backtracking issue for the em inline rule," aka a "regular expression denial of service (ReDoS)."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 976547 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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