This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when processing pad names. A remote user can pass specially crafted input to the application and cause Etherpad to restart.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.