CVE-2022-41940 - Denial of Service (DoS)

Severity: Medium2023-01-06

Security Advisories


Engine.IO is the implementation of transport-based cross-browser/cross-device bi-directional communication layer for Socket.IO. A specially crafted HTTP request can trigger an uncaught exception on the Engine.IO server, thus killing the Node.js process. This impacts all the users of the package, including those who uses depending packages like There is no known workaround except upgrading to a safe version. There are patches for this issue released in versions 3.6.1 and 6.2.1.

The Oxygen products incorporate Engine.IO as a third-party library. This advisory was opened to address the potential impact of this third-party library vulnerability.

Affected Products/Versions

ProductSeverityFixed Release Availability
Oxygen Content Fusion v5.0.1 and olderMedium Oxygen Content Fusion 5.0.2 build 2022121305





Severity: High

CVSS Score: 7.1

The Engine.IO third-party library used by Oxygen XML products is an affected version mentioned in CVE-2022-41940 vulnerability description.

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