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Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Newtonsoft.Json prior to version 13.0.1 is affected by a mishandling of exceptional conditions vulnerability. Crafted data that is passed to the "JsonConvert.DeserializeObject" method may trigger a StackOverflow exception resulting in denial of service. Depending on the usage of the library, an unauthenticated and remote attacker may be able to cause the denial of service condition.

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CWE-755 - Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions

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

Advisory Timeline

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