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Inefficient Regular Expression Complexity


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


An exponential ReDoS (Regular Expression Denial of Service) can be triggered in the snowflake-connector-python PyPI package, when an attacker is able to supply arbitrary input to the "get_file_transfer_type" method. This vulnerability affects verisons prior to 2.8.2.

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  • HIGH

CWE-1333 - Inefficient Regular Expression Complexity

The product uses a regular expression with an inefficient, possibly exponential worst-case computational complexity that consumes excessive CPU cycles.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published