Remote code execution in meta-git package for NPM



Published: 2020-01-31
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-78
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) OS Command Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU24790

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 8.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-78 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing branch names within the clone command. A remote attacker can trick the victim into cloning a malicious branch and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

meta-git: 0.0.0 - 1.1.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.npmjs.com/advisories/1457

Q & A

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.



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