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Vulnerability of Node.js fast-csv: overload via IgnoreEmpty Regular Expression

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger an overload via IgnoreEmpty Regular Expression of Node.js fast-csv, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 09/12/2020.
Références of this alert: NPM-1587, NPM-1588, VIGILANCE-VUL-34073.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger an overload via IgnoreEmpty Regular Expression of Node.js fast-csv, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

Node.js fast-csv: version 4.3.6.
The version 4.3.6 is fixed:
  https://www.npmjs.com/package/fast-csv
  https://www.npmjs.com/package/%40fast-csv%2Fparse
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