The semver package before 4.3.2 for Node.js allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a long version string, aka a "regular expression denial of service (ReDoS)."
Published 2017-01-23 21:59:01
Updated 2017-01-26 19:33:44
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-8855

0.24%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 61 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-8855

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-8855

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-8855

Products affected by CVE-2015-8855

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