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Uncontrolled Recursion

CVE-2021-43519

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

Stack overflow in "lua_resume" of "ldo.c" in Lua Interpreter 5.1.0 through 5.4.3 allows attackers to perform a Denial of Service via a crafted script file.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-674 - Uncontrolled Recursion

The product does not properly control the amount of recursion which takes place, consuming excessive resources, such as allocated memory or the program stack.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published