SQL injection in influx package for npm



Published: 2020-06-30 | Updated: 2020-07-23
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-89
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
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Vendor node-influx

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.

Updated 23.07.2020

Added fixed version.

1) SQL injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU29395

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-89 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in "value". A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

influx: 0.1.0 - 5.5.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-INFLUX-559587
http://github.com/node-influx/node-influx/issues/486
http://github.com/node-influx/node-influx/releases/tag/v5.5.3

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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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