CVE-2017-16138

NameCVE-2017-16138
DescriptionThe mime module is vulnerable to regular expression denial of service when a mime lookup is performed on untrusted user input.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs901277

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
node-mime (PTS)jessie1.2.11-1vulnerable
stretch1.3.4-1vulnerable
buster, sid2.3.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
node-mimesource(unstable)2.3.1-1unimportant901277

Notes

https://github.com/broofa/node-mime/issues/167
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/535
https://github.com/broofa/node-mime/commit/855d0c4b8b22e4a80b9401a81f2872058eae274d (1.x)
https://github.com/broofa/node-mime/commit/1df903fdeb9ae7eaa048795b8d580ce2c98f40b0 (2.x)
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