string@3.3.3 vulnerabilities

string contains methods that aren't included in the vanilla JavaScript string such as escaping html, decoding html entities, stripping tags, etc.

Direct Vulnerabilities

Known vulnerabilities in the string package. This does not include vulnerabilities belonging to this package’s dependencies.

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Vulnerability Vulnerable Version
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Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS)

string is a JavaScript library for extra String methods.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Regular expression Denial of Service (ReDoS). It uses regex in the underscore and unescapeHTML methods, which can cause a slowdown of 2 seconds 50k characters.

How to fix Regular Expression Denial of Service (ReDoS)?

There is no fix version for string.