Debian DSA-4789-1 : codemirror-js - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 142885


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


It was discovered that codemirror, a browser-based text editor implemented in JavaScript, was vulnerable to regular expression denial-of-service.


Upgrade the codemirror-js packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 5.43.0-1+deb10u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142885

File Name: debian_DSA-4789.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/13/2020

Updated: 2/8/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7760


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:codemirror-js, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/12/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-7760

DSA: 4789