DescriptionA Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDOS) vulnerability was discovered in Color-String version 1.5.5 and below which occurs when the application is provided and checks a crafted invalid HWB string.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
node-color-string (PTS)buster1.5.2-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid, bullseye1.5.4-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - node-color-string <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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