Remote code execution in BSON Parser



Published: 2020-03-30
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-7610
CWE-ID CWE-502
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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js-bson
Web applications / JS libraries

Vendor MongoDB, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Deserialization of Untrusted Data

EUVDB-ID: #VU26464

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-7610

CWE-ID: CWE-502 - Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insecure input validation when processing serialized data in "_bsontype". A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

js-bson: 1.0.0 - 1.1.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-BSON-561052
http://github.com/mongodb/js-bson/commit/3809c1313a7b2a8001065f0271199df9fa3d16a8
http://github.com/mongodb/js-bson/releases/tag/v1.1.4

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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