Denial of Service (DoS) Affecting botkit Open this link in a new tab package, versions <0.4.4

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  • published

    25 Dec 2017

  • disclosed

    19 Dec 2016

  • credit


Introduced: 19 Dec 2016

CWE-400 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade botkit to version 0.4.4 or higher.


botkit is Building blocks for Building Bots.

Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Denial of Service (DoS) attacks. An attacker may send huge arrays of requests or impersonate FB/users, causing the server to take extremely long time to process these requests.