This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to the sanitisation regex in "installPlugin" and "uninstallPlugin" handler functions for the admin panel allows the dash - character. A remote administrator can pass valid arguments like -h, -v, --help which will be passed to "execa()" and restart a server.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
strapi: 1.0.0 - 3.0.0 beta.18.3
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?