Discovered 9 months ago
Source: static code analysis
Category: Denial of Service
Confidence level: Medium

Problem

Model attribute used in regex

Location

app/models/commit.rb:179

/
      (?:#{Project.reference_pattern}#{reference_prefix})?
      (?<commit>#{/\h{#{Gitlab::Git::Commit::MIN_SHA_LENGTH},40}/.freeze})
    /x

Category description: Denial of Service is any attack which causes a service to become unavailable for legitimate clients.

Solution: fix the issue in app/models/commit.rb or mark it as false positive.