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Advisories: GSA_kwCzR0hTQS1nM3B2LXBqNWYtM2hmcc4AAxCV

mechanize Regular Expression Denial of Service vulnerability

mechanize, a library for automatically interacting with HTTP web servers, contains a regular expression that is vulnerable to regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) prior to version 0.4.6. If a web server responds in a malicious way, then mechanize could crash. Version 0.4.6 has a patch for the issue.


Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Origin: Unspecified
Severity: High
Classification: General
Published: 20 days ago
Updated: 17 days ago

CVSS Score: 7.5
CVSS vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Identifiers: GHSA-g3pv-pj5f-3hfq, CVE-2021-32837

Affected Packages

Versions: < 0.4.6
Fixed in: 0.4.6