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Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


detect-character-encoding is an open source character encoding inspection library. In detect-character-encoding v0.6.0 and earlier, data matching no charset causes the Node.js process to crash. The problem has been patched in [detect-character-encoding v0.7.0]( No workaround are available and all users should update to resolve this issue.

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CWE-755 - Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions

The software does not handle or incorrectly handles an exceptional condition.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published