This security advisory describes one critical risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the application.
The vulnerability exists due to presence of embedded malicious functionality in the application code (aka backdoor) that allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the server.
The package exfiltrates sensitive information through install scripts on Linux/UNIX systems. The information exfiltrated includes:
Remove the package from your system and rotate any compromised credentials.Mitigation
It is recommended to remove this software.
1337qq-js: 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.6, 1.0.7, 1.0.8, 1.0.9, 1.0.11CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.