Information disclosure in apollo-server-core package for npm



Published: 2020-06-08
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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apollo-server-core
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor s7anley

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU28789

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected package does not properly enforce validation rules when creating subscription servers, which includes a "NoInstrospection" rule for the Websocket. A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

apollo-server-core: 1.0.2 - 2.14.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.npmjs.com/advisories/1528
http://github.com/advisories/GHSA-w42g-7vfc-xf37

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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