Path traversal in decompress NPM package



Published: 2020-02-27
Risk High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-22
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor sindresorhus

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU25644

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and overwrite arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

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

Vulnerable software versions

decompress: 0.1.0 - 4.2.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.npmjs.com/advisories/1217
http://github.com/kevva/decompress/issues/71

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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