Vulnerability identifier: #VU61895
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Rust Team
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (ReDoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due regex for Rust does not properly control consumption of internal resources when parsing untrusted input. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and perform a regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
regex: 0.1.27 - 1.5.4
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.