CVE-2020-36649

NameCVE-2020-36649
DescriptionA vulnerability was found in mholt PapaParse up to 5.1.x. It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown function of the file papaparse.js. The manipulation leads to inefficient regular expression complexity. Upgrading to version 5.2.0 is able to address this issue. The name of the patch is 235a12758cd77266d2e98fd715f53536b34ad621. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-218004.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mediawiki (PTS)buster1:1.31.16-1+deb10u2vulnerable
buster (security)1:1.31.16-1+deb10u4vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye1:1.35.8-1~deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid1:1.39.1-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mediawikisource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

MediaWiki embeds a copy, but negligible security impact
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T326946
https://github.com/mholt/PapaParse/commit/235a12758cd77266d2e98fd715f53536b34ad621 (5.2.0)

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