CVE-2015-8854

NameCVE-2015-8854
DescriptionThe marked package before 0.3.4 for Node.js allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via unspecified vectors that trigger a "catastrophic backtracking issue for the em inline rule," aka a "regular expression denial of service (ReDoS)."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
node-marked (PTS)jessie0.3.2+dfsg-1vulnerable
stretch0.3.6+dfsg-1fixed
buster, sid0.3.9+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
node-markedsource(unstable)0.3.6+dfsg-1unimportant

Notes

https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/marked_redos
https://github.com/chjj/marked/issues/497
libv8 is not covered by security support

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