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Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

CVE-2020-36049

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

socket.io-parser 3.4.0 and before 3.3.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large packet because a concatenation approach is used.

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

CWE-770 - Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

The software allocates a reusable resource or group of resources on behalf of an actor without imposing any restrictions on the size or number of resources that can be allocated, in violation of the intended security policy for that actor.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published