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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Useragent is used to parse useragent headers. It uses several regular expressions to accomplish this. An attacker could edit their own headers, creating an arbitrarily long useragent string, causing the event loop and server to block. This affects Useragent 2.1.12 and earlier.

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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.

Advisory Timeline

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