This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to an error when processing regular expressions. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the script and perform a denial of service attack via regular expression (ReDoS).
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Mocha: 6.0.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.1.0, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.1.0CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.