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Improper Input Validation


Severity Medium
Score 4.9/10


A user authorized to perform a specific type of query may trigger a denial of service by issuing a generic explain command on a find query. This issue affects MongoDB Inc. MongoDB Server version prior to 3.6.11-rc0, and 4.0.x prior to 4.0.6-rc0 .

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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

  • Published