DescriptionVersions of the package angular from 1.2.21 are vulnerable to Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) via the angular.copy() utility function due to the usage of an insecure regular expression. Exploiting this vulnerability is possible by a large carefully-crafted input, which can result in catastrophic backtracking.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1036694

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
angular.js (PTS)buster1.5.10-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid, trixie1.8.3-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bookworm] - angular.js <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - angular.js <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - angular.js <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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