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Lack of data validation - Source Code


Within the source code there is evidence of the use of dangerous regular expressions, because they make use of complex operations to find matches, which can lead an attacker to send a specific string of data that could cause the server to crash when evaluating the string with the dangerous regular expression.


Generate server crash.


Securely configure the vulnerable service so, it can only be accessed by authorized users.


Anonymous attacker from the Internet.

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ minutes.


Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the src.


  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Privileges required: N
  • User interaction: N
  • Scope: U
  • Confidentiality: N
  • Integrity: L
  • Availability: H


  • Exploit code madurity: P
  • Remediation level: X
  • Report confidence: R


  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H/E:P/RL:X/RC:R
  • Score:
    • Base: 8.2
    • Temporal: 7.4
  • Severity:
    • Base: High
    • Temporal: High



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