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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Parse Server is an open source backend that can be deployed to any infrastructure that can run Node.js. Versions prior to 4.10.17, 5.0.x prior to 5.2.8, and 5.3.x prior to 5.3.0-alpha.29 crashes when a file download request is received with an invalid byte range, resulting in a Denial of Service. There are no known workarounds.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published