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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 8.1/10


topydo contains a CWE-20: Improper Input Validation vulnerability in ListFormatParser::parse, file topydo/lib/ line 292 as of d4f843dac71308b2f29a7c2cdc76f055c3841523 that can result in Injection of arbitrary bytes to the terminal, including terminal escape code sequences. This attack appear to be exploitable via The victim must open a todo.txt with at least one specially crafted line..

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

Advisory Timeline

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