Privilege Escalation Affecting system.text.encodings.web package, versions [,4.0.1) [4.3,4.3.1)


0.0
high

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
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NVD
7.3 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DOTNET-SYSTEMTEXTENCODINGSWEB-60095
  • published 12 May 2017
  • disclosed 12 May 2017
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade System.Text.Encodings.Web to version 4.0.1, 4.3.1 or higher.

Overview

System.Text.Encodings.Web provides types for encoding and escaping strings for use in JavaScript, HyperText Markup Language (HTML), and uniform resource locators (URL).

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation due to failing to properly sanitize web requests,