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Uncontrolled Resource Consumption

CVE-2021-29506

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

GraphHopper is an open-source Java routing engine. In GrassHopper from version 2.0 before version 2.4 and 3.0-pre1 before 3.0, there is a regular expression injection vulnerability that may lead to Denial of Service. This has been patched in 2.4 and 3.0 See this pull request for the fix: https://github.com/graphhopper/graphhopper/pull/2304

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  • NETWORK
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  • UNCHANGED
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  • 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