Npmjs 'csv-parse' Module CVE-2019-17592 Denial of Service Vulnerability



Date Discovered

September 18, 2019


Npmjs 'csv-parse' module is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to cause a denial-of-service condition. Versions prior to csv-parse module 4.4.6 are vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.

Technologies Affected

  • Npmjs csv-parse 0.1.0
  • Npmjs csv-parse 1.0.0
  • Npmjs csv-parse 2.0.0
  • Npmjs csv-parse 3.0.0
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.0.0
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.0.1
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.1.0
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.2.0
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.3.0
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.3.1
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.3.2
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.3.3
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.3.4
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.4.0
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.4.1
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.4.2
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.4.3
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.4.4
  • Npmjs csv-parse 4.4.5


Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This includes but is not limited to requests that include NOP sleds and unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.

Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.
To reduce the likelihood of successful exploits, never handle files that originate from unfamiliar or untrusted sources.

Implement multiple redundant layers of security.
Various memory-protection schemes (such as nonexecutable and randomly mapped memory segments) may hinder an attacker's ability to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.




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