Embedded malicious code (backdoor) in npmpubman package for NPM



Published: 2020-10-17
Risk High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-506
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Fudugo Team

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Embedded malicious code (backdoor)

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-506 - Embedded Malicious Code

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the application.

The vulnerability exists due to presence of embedded malicious functionality in the application code (aka backdoor) that allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the application.

Mitigation

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

Vulnerable software versions

npmpubman: 1.0.0

CPE External links

https://www.npmjs.com/advisories/1568

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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