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Uncontrolled Resource Consumption

CVE-2019-0820

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

A denial of service vulnerability exists when .NET Framework and .NET Core improperly process RegEx strings, aka '.NET Framework and .NET Core Denial of Service Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2019-0980, CVE-2019-0981. This issue affects the package System.Text.RegularExpressions versions 4.3.x prior to 4.3.1.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-400 - Uncontrolled resource consumption

An uncontrolled resource allocation attack (also known as resource exhaustion attack) triggers unauthorized overconsumption of the limited resources in an application, such as memory, file system storage, database connection pool entries, and CPU. This may lead to denial of service for valid users and degradation of the application's functionality as well as that of the host operating system.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published