CodeQL library for Java
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Predicate usedAsRegex

Holds if regex is used as a regex, with the mode mode (if known). If regex mode is not known, mode will be "None".

As an optimisation, only regexes containing an infinite repitition quatifier (+, *, or {x,}) and therefore may be relevant for ReDoS queries are considered.

Import path

import semmle.code.java.regex.RegexFlowConfigs
predicate usedAsRegex ( StringLiteral regex , string mode , boolean match_full_string )