Prototype pollution in patchmerge



Published: 2021-03-18
Risk High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-25916
CWE-ID CWE-94
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Paul Humphreys

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Prototype pollution

EUVDB-ID: #VU51565

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-25916

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation

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

Vulnerable software versions

patchmerge: 1.0.0 - 1.0.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/pjshumphreys/patchmerge/commit/5b383c537eae7a00ebd26d3f7211dac99ddecb12
http://www.whitesourcesoftware.com/vulnerability-database/CVE-2021-25916

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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