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

Problem

Model attribute used in regex

Location

app/models/snippet.rb:164

/
      (#{Project.reference_pattern})?
      #{Regexp.escape(reference_prefix)}(?<snippet>\d+)
    /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/snippet.rb or mark it as false positive.