repo-git-downloader 0.1.1 Git Repository incorrect regex

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A vulnerability has been found in repo-git-downloader 0.1.1 (Versioning Software) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component Git Repository Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a incorrect regex vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-185. The software specifies a regular expression in a way that causes data to be improperly matched or compared. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

A Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDOS) vulnerability was discovered in repo-git-downloader v0.1.1 when downloading crafted invalid git repositories.

The weakness was published 06/27/2022. The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-40899 since 09/13/2021. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.4

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.4
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Class: Incorrect regex
CWE: CWE-185 / CWE-697
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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09/13/2021 CVE reserved
06/27/2022 +287 days Advisory disclosed
06/27/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
07/15/2022 +18 days VulDB last update


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2021-40899 (🔒)


Created: 06/27/2022 02:29 PM
Updated: 07/15/2022 03:03 PM
Changes: 06/27/2022 02:29 PM (38), 07/15/2022 03:03 PM (18)
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