colors up to 1.4.0 americanFlag infinite loop

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in colors up to 1.4.0. Affected is some unknown functionality of the component americanFlag. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-835. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

The package colors after 1.4.0 are vulnerable to Denial of Service (DoS) that was introduced through an infinite loop in the americanFlag module. Unfortunately this appears to have been a purposeful attempt by a maintainer of colors to make the package unusable, other maintainers&#039; controls over this package appear to have been revoked in an attempt to prevent them from fixing the issue. Vulnerable Code js for (let i = 666; i < Infinity; i++;) { Alternative Remediation Suggested * Pin dependancy to 1.4.0

The weakness was disclosed 01/15/2022 as 285. The advisory is available at github.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2021-23567 since 01/08/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1499 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Applying the patch 074a0f8ed0c31c35d13d28632bd8a049ff136fb6 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-835
ATT&CK: T1499

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Remote: Yes

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Patch: 074a0f8ed0c31c35d13d28632bd8a049ff136fb6

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01/08/2021 CVE assigned
01/15/2022 +372 days Advisory disclosed
01/15/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/19/2022 +4 days VulDB last update

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Advisory: 285
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-23567 (🔒)

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Created: 01/15/2022 07:55 AM
Updated: 01/19/2022 12:20 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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